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Surface Areas and Morphology of Thin Ice Films

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dc.contributor.author Leu, Ming-Taun en_US
dc.contributor.author Keyser, Leon F. en_US
dc.contributor.author Timonen, Raimo S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-30T04:15:39Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-30T04:15:39Z
dc.date.issued 1996-08-26 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hanover, NH en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-0425 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/24635
dc.description.abstract Thin ice films formed by deposition from the vapor phase in a fast flow-tube reactor have been used to simulate polar stratospheric cloud surfaces in order to obtain laboratory data on uptake and heterogeneous reaction rates. Surface areas are determined from BET (Brunauer, Emmett, and Teller) analysis of gas adsorption isotherms. The results for ices prepared at 196 K or 77 K are consistent with previous data on thicker ice films. Environmental scanning electron microscopy is used to obtain particle sizes and shapes, and to investigate the morphology of the ices on borosilicate or silicon windows. In addition, the uptake of HCI on ice films prepared at 196 K is investigated. The results suggest that the layer model we have previously developed for analysis of uptake and heterogeneous reaction rates on ice films is valid. Detailed information will be presented at the conference. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other ice films en_US
dc.title Surface Areas and Morphology of Thin Ice Films en_US


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