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Record 9 of 5504
Measuring Sodium Chloride Contents of Aerosols
Author and Affiliation:
Sinha, M. P.(Caltech)
Friedlander, S. K.(Caltech)
Abstract: Amount of sodium chloride in individual aerosol particles measured in real time by analyzer that includes mass spectrometer. Analyzer used to determine mass distributions of active agents in therapeutic or diagnostic aerosols derived from saline solutions and in analyzing ocean spray. Aerosol particles composed of sodium chloride introduced into oven, where individually vaporized on hot wall. Vapor molecules thermally dissociated, and some of resulting sodium atoms ionized on wall. Ions leave oven in burst and analyzed by spectrometer, which is set to monitor sodium-ion intensity.
Publication Date: Sep 01, 1986
Document ID:
19860000434
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 86B10434
Subject Category: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number: NPO-16722
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 10; 5; P. 69
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: AEROSOLS; MASS SPECTROSCOPY; SODIUM CHLORIDES
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
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