Research Group
Regents' Professor Peter R. Buseck

Electron tomogram of diesel soot

The video shows an electron tomogram of diesel soot. The soot particle consists of many individual monomers that average 35 nm in diameter.

van Poppel, L.H., Friedrich, H., Spinsby, J., Chung, S.H., Seinfeld, J.H., and Buseck, P.R. (2005) Electron tomography of nanoparticle clusters: Implications for atmospheric lifetimes and radiative forcing of soot. Geophys. Res. Lett. 32, L24811, doi:10.1029/2005GL024461.

Cited in Editor’s Choice in Science 311, 305, 2006 and in Aerosols in the Spotlight in AAAR Newsletter Spring 2006, p. 7.

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