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European Facility For Airborne Research April 3, 2020, 08:44

Instrument: Single Particle Soot Photometer

Name Single Particle Soot Photometer
Acronym SP2
Manufacturer Droplet Measurement Technologies
Manufacturer website http://www.dropletmeasurement.com/products
Operated by UNIMAN
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Black Carbon
Acronym Black Carbon

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Density (&micro;g/m<SUP>3</SUP>) or Absorption (Mm-1)
Operating principle

Aethalometer or PSAP

Measurement(s) Aerosol

Dimension and weight

External dimension SP2: 48 cm W x 61 cm L x 26 cm H Pump: 20 cm W x 25 cm L x 10 cm H
Weight 26.1

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Temperature: 0 – 40°C (32 – 104 °F)

RH: 0 – 100% RH non-condensing

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Certified for the FAAM aircraft

Additional information

BC mass distribution as function of particle diameter

Particle number distribution as a function of particle size

Access, host and processing

Access

Optional instrument fit on the FAAM aircraft - discuss usage with University of Manchester

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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