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Ma, C., Su, H., Lelieveld, J., Randel, W., Yu, P., Andreae, M. O., Cheng, Y*Smoke-charged vortex doubles hemispheric aerosol in the middle stratosphere and buffers ozone depletionScience Advances 2024.

Chen, C., Wang, X., Binder, K., Pöschl, U., Su, H., Cheng, Y.*:  Convergence of dissolving and melting at the nanoscaleFaraday Discuss. 2024.

Chen, Y., Shen, H., Shen, G., Ma, J., Cheng, Y., Russell, A. G., Zhao, S., Hakami, A., Tao, S.: Substantial differences in source contributions to carbon emissions and health damage necessitate balanced synergistic control plans in ChinaNature Communications 2024.

Li, L.-F., Liu, P., Huang, Q., Zhang, X., Chao, X., Pang, S., Wang, W., Cheng, Y., Su, H., Zhang, Y.-H., Ge, M.: Rethinking urban haze formation: Atmospheric sulfite conversion rate scales with aerosol surface area, not volume. One Earth 2024.

Wang, W., Li, X., Cheng, Y., Parrish, D. D., Ni, R., Tan, Z., Liu, Y., Lu, S., Wu, Y., Chen, S., Lu, K., Hu, M., Zeng, L., Shao, M., Huang, C., Tian, X., Leung, K. M., Chen, L., Fan, M., Zhang, Q., Rohrer, F., Wahner, A., Pöschl, U., Su, H., Zhang, Y.: Ozone pollution mitigation strategy informed by long-term trends of atmospheric oxidation capacity. Nature Geoscience 2024.

Yan, F., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Huang, R., Liao, H., Yang, T., Zhu, Y., Zhang, Z., Sheng, L., Kou, W., Zeng, X., Xiang, S., Yao, X., Gao, H., Gao, Y.: Frequent haze events associated with transport and stagnation over the corridor between the North China Plain and Yangtze River DeltaAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2024.


Li, M., Y. Kan, H. Su, U. Pöschl, S. H. Parekh, M. Bonn, Y. Cheng*: Spatial homogeneity of pH in aerosol microdroplets. Chem 2023.

Wang, J., H. Su, C. Wei, G. Zheng, J. P. Wang, T. Su, C. Li, C. Liu, J. E. Pleim, Z. Li, A. Ding, M. O. Andreae, U. Pöschl, Cheng, Y.*: Black carbon-induced regime transition of boundary layer development strongly amplifies severe haze. One Earth 2023.

Zhang, Y., Su, H., Kecorius, S., Ma, N., Wang, Z., Sun, Y., Zhang, Q., Pöschl, U., Wiedensohler, A., Andreae, M. O., Cheng, Y.*Extremely low-volatility organic coating leads to underestimation of black carbon climate impact. One Earth 2023.

Liu, Y., H. Su, S. Wang, C. Wei, W. Tao, M. L. Pöhlker, C. Pöhlker, B. A. Holanda, O. O. Krüger, T. Hoffmann, M. Wendisch, P. Artaxo, U. Pöschl, M. O. Andreae, Cheng, Y.*: Strong particle production and condensational growth in the upper troposphere sustained by biogenic VOCs from the canopy of the Amazon Basin. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (Letter & Highlight) 2023.

Zheng, G. J., H. Su, Cheng, Y.*: The role of CO2, ammonia, and organic acids in buffering atmospheric acidity: the distinct contribution in clouds and aerosolsEnvironmental Science & Technology 2023.

Hong, X., C. Liu, C. Zhang, Y. Tian, H. Wu, H. Yin, Y. Zhu, Cheng, Y.*: Vast ecosystem disturbance in a warming climate may jeopardize our climate goal of reducing CO2: a case study for megafires in the Australian ‘black summer’. Science of The Total Environment 2023.

Lei, T., H. Su, N. Ma, U. Pöschl, A. Wiedensohler, Cheng, Y.*: Size-dependent hygroscopicity of levoglucosan and D-glucose aerosol nanoparticles. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2023.

Kim, N., H. Su, N. Ma, U. Pöschl, Cheng, Y.*: A multiple charging correction algorithm for broad supersaturation scanning cloud condensation nuclei (BS2-CCN) system. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2023.

Wang, J. P., J. D. Wang, R. L. Cai, C. Liu, J. K. Jiang, W. Nie, J. B. Wang, N. Moteki, R. Zaveri, X. Huang, N. Ma, G. Z. Chen, Z. L. Wang, Y. Z. Jin, J. Cai, Y. X. Zhang, X. G. Chi, B. Holanda, J. Xing, T. Y. Liu, X. M. Qi, Q. Q. Wang, C. Pöhlker,  H. Su, Cheng, Y., S. X. Wang, J. M. Hao, M. O. Andreae, A. J. Ding: Unified theoretical framework for black carbon mixing state allows greater accuracy of climate effect estimation. Nature Communications 2023.

Holanda, B. A., M. A. Franco, D. Walter, P. Artaxo, S. Carbone, Cheng, Y., S. Chowdhury, F. Ditas, M. Gysel-Beer, T. Klimach, L. A. Kremper, O. O. Krüger, J. V. Lavric, J. Lelieveld, C. Ma, L. A. T. Machado, R. L. Modini, F. G. Morais, A. Pozzer, J. Saturno, H. Su, M. Wendisch, S. Wolff, M. L. Pöhlker, M. O. Andreae, U. Pöschl, C. Pöhlker: African biomass burning affects aerosol cycling over the Amazon. Communications Earth & Environment 2023.

Ding, X., Huang, C., Liu, W., Ma, D., Lou, S., Li, Q., Chen, J., Yang, H., Xue, C., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Direct Observation of HONO Emissions from Real-World Residential Natural Gas Heating in ChinaEnviron. Sci. Technol. 2023 (

Zhang, K., Xu, Z., Pei, X., Zhang, F., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Wang, Z.: Characteristics of Scanning Flow Condensation Particle Counter (SFCPC): A rapid approach for retrieving hygroscopicity and chemical composition of sub-10 nm aerosol particles. Aerosol Science and Technology 2023.

Hong, J., M. Tang, Q. Wang, N. Ma, S. Zhu, S. Zhang, X. Pan, L. Xie, G. Li, U. Kuhn, C. Yan, J. Tao, Y. Kuang, Y. He, W. Xu, R. Cai, Y. Zhou, Z. Wang, G. Zhou, B. Yuan, Cheng, Y., H. Su: Measurement Report: Wintertime new particle formation in the rural area of the North China Plain – influencing factors and possible formation mechanism. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2023.

Wang, X., Wang, Q., Prass, M., Pöhlker, C., Moran-Zuloaga, D., Artaxo, P., Gu, J., Yang, N., Yang, X., Tao, J., Hong, J., Ma, N., Cheng, Y., Su, H., Andreae, M. O.: The export of African mineral dust across the Atlantic and its impact over the Amazon Basin. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2023.

Zhong, S., S. Chen, J. Deng, Y. Fan, Q. Zhang, Q. Xie, Y. Qi, W. Hu, L. Wu, X. Li, C. M. Pavuluri, J. Zhu, X. Wang, D. Liu, X. Pan, Y. Sun, Z. Wang, Y. Xu, H. Tong, H. Su, Cheng, Y., K. Kawamura, P. Fu: Impact of biogenic secondary organic aerosol (SOA) loading on the molecular composition of wintertime PM2.5 in urban Tianjin: an insight from Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2023.

Zhang, S. B., G. Li, N. Ma, Y. He, S. W. Zhu, X. H. Pan, W. L. Dong, Y. Y. Zhang, Q. W. Luo, J. Ditas, U. Kuhn, Y. X. Zhang, B. Yuan, Z. L. Wang, P. Cheng, J. Hong, J. C. Tao, W. Y. Xu, Y. Kuang, Q. Q. Wang, Y. L. Sun, G. S. Zhou, Cheng, Y., H. Su: Exploring HONO formation and its role in driving secondary pollutants formation during winter in the North China Plain. Journal of Environmental Sciences 2023.

Chang, I., L. Gao, C. J. Flynn, Y. Shinozuka, S. J. Doherty, M. S. Diamond, K. M. Longo, G. A. Ferrada, G. R. Carmichael, P. Castellanos, A. M. da Silva, P. E. Saide, C. Howes, Z. Xue, M. Mallet, R. Govindaraju, Q. Wang, Cheng, Y., Y. Feng, S. P. Burton, R. A. Ferrare, S. E. LeBlanc, M. S. Kacenelenbogen, K. Pistone, M. Segal-Rozenhaimer, K. G. Meyer, J. M. Ryoo, L. Pfister, A. A. Adebiyi, R. Wood, P. Zuidema, S. A. Christopher, J. Redemann: On the differences in the vertical distribution of modeled aerosol optical depth over the southeastern Atlantic. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2023.


Li, M., Li, J., Zhu, Y., Chen, J., Andreae, M. O., Pöschl, U., Su, H., Kulmala, M., Chen, C., Cheng, Y.*, Zhao, J.: Highly oxygenated organic molecules with high unsaturation formed upon photochemical aging of soot. Chem (Cell Press) 2022.

Yue, S., Zhu, J., Chen, S., Xie, Q., Li, W., Li, L., Ren, H., Su, S., Li, P., Ma, H., Fan, Y., Cheng, B., Wu, L., Deng, J., Hu, W., Ren, L., Wei, L., Zhao, W., Tian, Y., Pan, X., Sun, Y., Wang, Z., Wu, F., Liu. C.-Q., Su, H., Penner, J. E., Pöschl, U., Andreae, M. O., Cheng, Y.*, Fu, P.: Brown carbon from biomass burning imposes strong circum-Arctic warmingOne Earth (Cell Press) 5(3): 293-304, 2022. 

Li, M., Su, H., Zheng, G., Kuhn, U., Kim, N., Li, G., Ma, N., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*Aerosol pH and Ion Activities of HSO4 and SO42– in Supersaturated Single DropletsEnviron. Sci. Technol. 56(18): 12863–12872, 2022.

Zheng, G., Su, H., Wang, S., Pozzer, A., Cheng, Y.*Impact of non-ideality on reconstructing spatial and temporal variations in aerosol acidity with multiphase buffer theoryAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 47–63, 2022.

Wang, H., Huang, C., Tao, W., Gao, Y., Wang, S., Jing, S., Wang, W., Yan, R., Wang, Q., An, J., Tian, J., Hu, Q., Lou, S., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*, Su, H.: Seasonality and reduced nitric oxide titration dominated ozone increase during COVID-19 lockdown in eastern Chinanpj Climate and Atmospheric Science 5: 24, 2022.

Zheng, G., Su, H., Cheng, Y.*Revisiting the Key Driving Processes of the Decadal Trend of Aerosol Acidity in the U.S. ACS Environ. Au 2(4): 346–353, 2022.

Rodriguez-Caballero, E., Stanelle, T., Egerer, S., Cheng, Y., Su, H., Canton, Y., Belnap, J., Andreae, M. O., Tegen, I., Reick, C. H., Pöschl, U., Weber, B.: Global cycling and climate effects of aeolian dust controlled by biological soil crusts. Nature Geoscience 2022 (

Kratz, A. M., Maier, S., Weber, J., Kim, M., Mele, G., Gargiulo, L., Leifke, A. L., Prass, M., Abed, R. M. M., Cheng, Y., Su, H., Pöschl, U., Weber, B.: Reactive Nitrogen Hotspots Related to Microscale Heterogeneity in Biological Soil CrustsEnviron. Sci. Technol. (accepted for publication, 2022).

Bao, F.Cheng, Y., Kuhn, U., Li, G., Wang, W., Kratz, A., Weber, J., Weber, B., Pöschl, U., Su, H.: Key Role of Equilibrium HONO Concentration over Soil in Quantifying Soil-Atmosphere HONO FluxesEnviron. Sci. Technol. 56(4): 2204–2212, 2022.

Wang, W., Parrish, D., Wang, S., Bao, F., Ni, R., Li, X., Yang, S., Wang, H., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Long-term trend of ozone pollution in China during 2014–2020: distinct seasonal and spatial characteristics and ozone sensitivity. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 8935-8949, 2022.

Wang, W., Yuan, B., Peng, Y., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Yang, S., Wu, C., Qi. J., Bao, F., Huangfu, Y., Wang, C., Ye, C., Wang, Z., Wang, B., Wang, X., Song, W., Hu, W., Cheng, P., Zhu, M., Zheng, J., Shao, M.: Direct observations indicate photodegradable oxygenated volatile organic compounds (OVOCs) as larger contributors to radicals and ozone production in the atmosphereAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 4117–4128, 2022.

Wang, Q., Zhou, Y., Ma, N., Zhu, Y., Zhao, X., Zhu, S., Tao, J., Hong, J., Wu, W., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Review of brown carbon aerosols in China: pollution level, optical properties, and emissions. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos. 27, e2021JD035473, 2022.

Han, S., Hong, J., Luo, Q., Xu, H., Tan, H., Wang, Q., Tao, J., Zhou, Y., Peng, L., He, Y., Shi, J., Ma, N., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Hygroscopicity of organic compounds as a function of organic functionality, water solubility, molecular weight, and oxidation levelAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 3985–4004, 2022.

Yang, X., Wang Q., Ma, N., Hu, W., Gao, Y., Huang, Z., Zheng, J., Yuan, B., Yang, N., Tao, J., Hong, J., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: The impact of chlorine chemistry combined with heterogeneous N2O5 reactions on air quality in ChinaAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 3743–3762, 2022.

Zhou, Y., Ma, N., Wang, Q., Wang, Z., Chen, C., Tao, J., Hong, J., Peng, L., He, Y., Xie, L., Zhu, S., Zhang, Y., Li, G., Xu, W., Cheng, P., Kuhn, U., Zhou, G., Fu, P., Zhang, Q., Su, H., Cheng, Y.: Bimodal distribution of size-resolved particle effective density: results from a short campaign in a rural environment over the North China PlainAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 2029–2047, 2022.

Jin, X., Li, Z., Wu, T., Wang, Y., Cheng, Y., Su, T., Wei, J., Ren, R., Wu, H., Li, S., Zhang, D., Cribb, M.: The different sensitivities of aerosol optical properties to particle concentration, humidity, and hygroscopicity between the surface level and the upper boundary layer in Guangzhou, ChinaScience of the Total Environment 83: 150010, 2022.

Shi, J., Hong, J., Ma, N., Luo, Q., He, Y., Xu, H., Tan, H., Wang, Q., Tao, J., Zhou, Y., Han, S., Xie, L., Zhou, G., Xu, W., Sun, Y., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Measurement report: On the difference in aerosol hygroscopicity between high and low relative humidity conditions in the North China PlainAtmos. Chem. Phys. 22: 4599–4613, 2022.

He, X., Yuan, B., Wu, C., Wang, S., Wang, C., Huangfu, Y., Qi. J., Ma, N., Xu, W., Wang, M., Chen, W., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Shao, M.: Volatile organic compounds in wintertime North China Plain: Insights from measurements of proton transfer reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometer (PTR-ToF-MS). J. Environ. Sci. 114: 98-114, 2022.

Wu, S., Tao, J., Ma, N., Kuang, Y., Zhang, Y., He, Y., Sun, Y., Xu, W., Hong, J., Xie, L., Wang, Q., Su, H., Cheng, Y.Particle number size distribution of PM1 and PM10 in fogs and implications on fog droplet evolutions. Atmos. Environ. 277: 119086, 2022. 

Yang, Z., Ma, N., Wang, Q., Li, G., Pan, X., Dong, W., Zhu, S., Zhang, S., Gao, W., He, Y., Xie, L., Zhang, Y., Kuhn, U., Xu, W., Kuang, Y., Tao, J., Hong, J., Zhou, G., Sun, Y., Su, H., Cheng, Y.Characteristics and source apportionment of black carbon aerosol in the North China Plain, Atmos. Res. 276: 106246, 2022. 


Cheng, Y.*, Ma, N., Witt, C., Rapp, S., Wild, P., Andreae, M.O., Pöschl, U., Su, H.: Face masks effectively limit the probability of SARS-CoV-2 transmissionScience 372(6549):1439-1443, 2021.

Cheng, Y.*, Ma, N., Witt, C., Rapp, S., Wild, P., Andreae, M.O., Pöschl, U., Su, H.: High efficacy of face masks explained by characteristic regimes of airborne SARS-CoV-2 virus abundance. MedRxiv 2021.

Ding, K., Huang X, Ding, A., Wang, M., Su, H., Kerminen, V.-M., Petäjä, T., Tan, Z., Wang, Z., Zhou, D. Sun, J., Liao, H., Wang, H., Carslaw, K., Wood, R., Zuidema, P., Rosenfeld, D., Kulmala, M., Fu, C., Pöschl. U., Cheng, Y.*, Andreae, M.O.: Aerosol-boundary-layer-monsoon interactions amplify semi-direct effect of biomass smoke on low cloud formation in Southeast AsiaNature Commun. 12:6416, 2021.

Xiang, Y., ZHang, T., Ma, C., Lv, L., Liu, J., Liu, W., Cheng, Y.*: Lidar vertical observation network and data assimilation reveal key processes driving the 3-D dynamic evolution of PM2.5 concentrations over the North China PlainAtmos. Chem. Phys. 21: 7023–7037, 2021.

Maier, S., Kratz, A.M., Weber, J., Prass, M., Liu, F., Clark, A.T., Abed, R.M.M., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Eickhorst, T., Fiedler, S., Pöschl. U., Weber, B.: Water-driven microbial nitrogen transformations in biological soil crusts causing atmospheric nitrous acid and nitric oxide emissionsISME J., 2021.

Zhang, M., Su, H., Li, G., Kuhn, U., Li, S., Klimach, T., Hoffmann, T., Fu, P., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.: High-Resolution Fluorescence Spectra of Airborne Biogenic Secondary Organic Aerosols: Comparisons to Primary Biological Aerosol Particles and Implications for Single-Particle Measurements. Environ. Sci. Technol. 55(24): 16747–16756, 2021 (on-line cover of the issue).

Kim, N., Cheng, Y., Ma, N., Pöhlker, M.L., Klimach, T., Mentel, T.F., Krüger, O.O., Pöschl, U., Su, H.: Calibration and evaluation of a broad supersaturation scanning (BS2) cloud condensation nuclei counter for rapid measurement of particle hygroscopicity and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) activity. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 14:6991–7005, 2021.

Huang, C., An, J., Wang, H., Liu, Q., Tian, J., Wang, Q., Hu, Q. Yan, R., Shen, Y., Duan, Y., Fu, Q., Shen, J., Ye, H., Wang, M., Wei, C., Cheng, Y., Su, H.: Highly Resolved Dynamic Emissions of Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gas CO2 during COVID-19 Pandemic in East ChinaEnviron. Sci. Technol. Lett. 8(10): 853–860, 2021.

Shao, M., Wang, W., Yuan, B., Parrish, D.D., Li, X., Lu, K., Wu, L., Wang, X., Mo, Z., Yang, S., Peng, Y., Kuang, Y., Chen, W., Hu, M., Zeng, L., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Zheng, J., Zhang, Y.: Quantifying the role of PM2.5 dropping in variations of ground-level ozone: Inter-comparison between Beijing and Los Angeles. Science of the Total Environment 788: 147712, 2021.

Xie, Q., Su, S., Chen, J., Dai, Y., Yue, S., Su, H., Tong, H., Zhao, W., Ren, L., Xu, Y., Cao, D., Li, Y., Sun, Y., Wang, Z., Liu, C.-Q., Kawamura, K., Jiang, G., Cheng, Y., Fu, P.: Increase of nitrooxy organosulfates in firework-related urban aerosols during Chinese New Year's EveAtmos. Chem. Phys. 21: 11453–11465, 2021.

Wang, W., Li, X., Kuang, Y., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Hu, M., Zeng, L., Tang, T., Zhang, Y.: Exploring the Drivers and Photochemical Impact of the Positive Correlation between Single Scattering Albedo and Aerosol Optical Depth in the TroposphereEnviron. Sci. Technol. Lett. 8(7): 504-510, 2021.

Sun, J., Xie, C., Xu, W., Chen, C., Ma, N., Xu, W., Lei, L., Li, Z., He, Y., Qiu, Y., Wang, Q., Pan, X., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Wu, C., Fu, P., Wang, Z., Sun, Y.: Light absorption of black carbon and brown carbon in winter in North China Plain: comparisons between urban and rural sites. Science of the Total Environment 770: 144821, 2021.

Friedrich, N., Eger, P., Shenolikar, J., Sobanski, N., Schuladen, J., Dienhart, D., Hottmann, B., Tadic, I., Fischer, H., Martinez, M., Rohloff, R., Tauer, S., Harder, H., Pfannerstill, E.Y., Wang, N., Williams, J., Brooks, J., Drewnick, F., Su, H., Li, G., Cheng, Y., Lelieveld, J., Crowley, J.N.: Reactive nitrogen around the Arabian Peninsula and in the Mediterranean Sea during the 2017 AQABA ship campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21: 7473–7498, 2021.

Tao, J., Kuang, Y., Ma, N., Hong, J., Sun, Y., Xu, W., Zhang, Y., He, Y., Luo, Q., Xie, L., Su, H., Cheng, Y.Secondary aerosol formation alters CCN activity in the North China PlainAtmos. Chem. Phys. 21: 7409–7427, 2021.

Li, G., Su, H., Ma, N., Tao, J., Kuang, Y., Wnag, Q., Hong, J., Zhang, Y., Kuhn, U., Zhang, S., Pan, X., Lu, N., Tang, M., Zheng, G., Wang, Z., Gao, Y., Cheng, P., Xu, W., Zhou, G., Zhao, C., Yuan, B., Shao, M., Ding, A., Zhang, Q., Fu, P., Sun, Y., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.:  Multiphase chemistry experiment in Fogs and Aerosols in the North China Plain (McFAN): integrated analysis and intensive winter campaign 2018. Faraday Discussions 226: 207-222, 2021.

Wang, W., Lei, T., Zuend, A., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Shi, Y., Ge, M., Liu, M.: Effect of mixing structure on the water uptake of mixtures of ammonium sulfate and phthalic acid particlesAtmos. Chem. Phys. 21: 2179–2190, 2021.


Zheng, G., Su, H., Wang, S., Andreae, M.O., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*New multiphase buffer theory explains contrasts in atmospheric aerosol acidity. Science 369(6509): 1374-1377, 2020. (WoS "hot paper" & "highly cited paper)

Wang, S., Su, H., Chen, C., Tao, W., Streets, D., Lu, Z., Zheng, B., Carmichael, G.R., Lelieveld, J., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*:  Nature gas shortages during the “coal-to-gas” transition in China have caused a large redistribution of air pollution in winter 2017. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117(49): 31018-31025, 2020.

Su, H., Cheng, Y.*, Pöschl, U.: New multipase chemical processes influencing atmosphreic aerosols, air quality, and climate in the Anthropocene. Accounts of Chemical Research 53(10): 2034-2043, 2020.

Wang, S., Su, H., Streets, D.G., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., He, K., Andreae, M.O., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*Spring Festival points the way to cleaner air in China, ArXiv 2020 (April 17).

Liu, L., Cheng, Y.*, Wang, S., Wei, C., Pöhlker, M.L., Pöhlker, C., Artaxo, P., Shrivastava, M., Andreae, M.O., Pöschl, U., Su. H.:  Impact of biomass burning aerosols on radiation, clouds, and precipitation over the Amazon during the dry season: dependence of aerosol-cloud and aerosol-radiation interactions on aerosol loading. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20: 13283-13301, 2020.

Tao, W., Su, H., Zheng, G., Wang, J., Wei, C., Liu, L., Ma, N., Li, M., Zhang, Q., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*Aerosol pH and chemical regimes of sulfate formation in aerosol water during winter haze in the North China Plain. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20: 11729-11746, 2020.

Chen, Y., Cheng, Y.*, Ma, N., Wei, C., Ran, L., Wolke, R., Größ, J., Wang, Q., Pozzer, A., Denler van der Gon, H. A. C., Spindler G., Lelieveld, J., Tegen, I., Su, H., Wiedensohler, A.: Natural sea-salt emissions moderate the climate forcing of anthropogenic nitrateAtmos. Chem. Phys. 20: 771-786, 2020.

Lei, T., Ma, N., Hong, J., Tuch, T., Wang, X., Wang, Z., Pöhlker, M.L., Ge, M., Wang, W., Mikhailov, E., Hoffmann, T., Pöschl, U., Su, H., Wiedensohler, A., Cheng, Y.*Nano-hygroscopicity tandem differential mobility analyzer (nano-HTDMA) for investigating hygroscopic properties of sub-10 nm aerosol nanoparticles. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 12: 5551-5567, 2020.

Li, G., Su, H., Ma, N., Zheng, G., Kuhn, U., Li, M., Klimach, T., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y.*:  Multifactor colorimetric analysis on pH-indicator papers: an optimized approach for direct determination of ambient aerosol pH. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 12: 6053-6065, 2020.

Wang, X., Lei, H., Berger, R., Zhang, Y., Su, H., Cheng, Y*Hygroscopic properties of NaCl nanoparticles on the surface: a scanning force microscopy study. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18(22): 9967-9973, 2020.

Xu, W., Kuang, Y., Liang, L., Hao, Y., Cheng, H., Bian, Y., Tao, J., Zhang, G., Zhao, P., Ma, N., Zhao, H., Zhou, G., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Xu, X., Shao, M., Sun, Y.: Dust-Dominated Coarse Particles as a Medium for Rapid Secondary Organic and Inorganic Aerosol Formation in Highly Polluted AirEnviron. Sci. Technol. 54(24): 15710–15721, 2020.

Lelieveld, J., Helleis, F., Borrmann, S., Cheng, Y., Drewnick F., Haug G., Klimach, T., Sciare J., Su, H., Pöschl, U.:  Model Calculations of Aerosol Transmission and Infection Risk of COVID-19 in Indoor Environments. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17(21):8114, 2020.

Wang, C., Yuan, B., Wu, C., Wang, S., Qi, J., Wang, B., Wang, Z., Hu, W., Chen, W., Ye, C., Wang, W., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Huang, S., Song, W., Wang, X., Yang, S., Zhang, S., Xu, W., Ma, N., Zhang, Z., Jiang, B., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Wang, X., Shao, M.: Measurements of higher alkanes using NO+PTR-ToF-MS: significant contributions of higher alkanes to secondary organic aerosols in China. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20(22):14123-14138, 2020.

Shinozuka, Y., Saide, P.E., Ferrada, G.A., Burton, S.P., Ferrare, R., Doherty, S.J., Gordon, H., Longo, K., Mallet, M., Feng, Y., Wang, Q., Cheng, Y., Dobracki, A., Freitag, S., Howell, S.G., LeBlanc, S.,  Flynn, C., Segal-Rosenhaimer, M., Pistone, K., Podolske, J.R.,  Stith, E.J., Bennett, J.R., Carmichael, G.R., da Silva, A., Govindaraju, R., Leung, R., Zhang Y., Pfister, L.,  Ryoo, J.-M., Redemann, J., Wood, R., Zuidema, P.: Modeling the smoky troposhere of the southeast Atlantic: a comparison to ORACLES airborne observations from September of 2016. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20(19):11491-11526, 2020.

Wang, Z., Yuan, B., Ye, C., Roberts, J., Wisthaler, A., Lin, Y., Li, T., Wu, C., Peng, Y., Wang, C., Wang, S., Yang, S., Wang, B., Qi, J., Wang ,C., Song, W., Hu, W., Wang, X., Xu, W., Ma, N., Kuang, Y., Tao, J., Zhang, Z., Su, H., Cheng, Y., Wang, X., Shao. M.: High concentrations of atmospheric isocyanic acid (HNCO) prodcuced from secondary sources in China. Environ. Sci. Technol. 54(19):11818-11826, 2020.

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