* Author copies of many of the papers below, especially the more recent, can be found at the University of California eScholarship Repository (link)


(102) Pham, D. Q. et al.; “Biological Impacts on Carbon Speciation and Morphology of Laboratory Generated Sea Spray Aerosol. Submitted.

(101) Prabhakar, G., Parworth, C., Zhang, X., Kim, H., Young, D. E., Beyersdorf, A. J., Ziemba, L. D., Nowak, J. B., Bertram, T. H., Faloona, I. C., Zhang, Q., and Cappa, C. D.; “Observational assessment of the role of nocturnal residual-layer chemistry in determining daytime surface particulate nitrate concentrations.” Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 2017, DOI: 10.5194/acp-2017-512. (discussion paper)

(100) Lee, A. K. Y.; Chen. C.-L.; Liu, J.; Price, D. J.; Betha, R.; Russell, L. M.; Zhang, X.; Cappa, C. D.; “Formation of secondary organic aerosol coating on black carbon particles near vehicular emissions.” Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 2017, DOI: 10.5194/acp-2017-665. (join the discussion)


(99) Shrivastava, M.; Cappa, C. D.; et al.; “Recent advances in understanding secondary organic aerosol: implications for global climate forcing.” Rev. Geophys. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/2016RG000540. (read the paper)

(98) Kim, M. J.; Novak, G.; Zoerb, M.; Yang, M.; Blomquist, B.; Huebert, B.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H.; “Air-Sea Exchange of Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds and the Impact on Aerosol Particle Size Distributions.” Geophys. Res. Lett. 2017, 44(8), 3887–3896, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL072975. (read the paper)

(97) Cochran, R. E. ; Laskina, O.; et al.; “Molecular Diversity Between Individual Sea Spray Aerosol Particles: Influence of Ocean Biology on Particle Composition and Hygroscopicity.” Chem, 2017, 2(5), 610-612, DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.03.007. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(96) Hu, J.; Jathar, S.; Zhang, H.; Ying, Q.; Chen, S.-H.; Cappa, C. D.; Kleeman, M. J.; “Long-term Particulate Matter Modeling for Health Effects Studies in California – Part II: Concentrations and Sources of Ultrafine Organic Aerosols.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 5379, DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-5379-2017. (read the paper)

(95) Parworth, C.; Young, D.; Kim, H.; Zhang, X.; Cappa, C. D.; Collier, S.; Zhang, Q.; “Wintertime water-soluble aerosol composition and particle water content in Fresno, California: Results from DISCOVER-AQ 2013.” J. Geophys. Res., 2017, 122, DOI: 10.1002/2016JD026173. (read the paper)

(94) Burkholder et al.; “The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (5), 2519–2528. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04947. (read the paper)


(93) Jayarathne et al.; “Enrichment of Saccharides and Divalent Cations in Sea Spray Aerosol During Two Phytoplankton Blooms.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016, 50, 11,511-11,520. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02988. (read the paper)

(92) Stokes, M. D.; Deane, G.; Collins, D.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H.; Dommer, A.; Schill, S.; Forestieri, S. D.Survilo, M.; “A miniature Marine Aerosol Reference Tank (miniMART) as a compact breaking wave analogue.” Atmos. Meas. Technique., 2016, 9, 4257-4267. DOI: 10.5194/amt-9-4257-2016. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(91) Cappa, C. D.; Kothamurthi, R.; Sedlacek, A.; Flynn, C.; Lewis, E.; McComisky, A.; Riemer, N.; “Absorbing Aerosols Workshop Report.” Biological and Environmental Research, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, Department of Energy, 2016, DOE/SC-0185. (read the report)

(90) Forestieri, S. D.; Cornwell, G. C.; Helgestad, T. M.; Moore, K. A.; Lee, C.; Novak, G. A.; Sultana, C. M.; Wang, X.; Bertram, T. H.; Prather, K. A.; Cappa, C. D.; “Linking variations in sea spray aerosol particle hygroscopicity to composition during two microcosm experiments.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 9003-9018 DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-9003-2016. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(89) Hodzic, A.; Kasbhatla, P. S.; Cappa, C. D.; Jimenez, J. L.; Madronich, S.; Park, R. J.; “Rethinking the global secondary organic aerosol (SOA) budget: stronger production, faster removal, shorter lifetime.” Atmos. Chem. Phys.201616, 7917-7941, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-7917-2016. (read the paper

(88) Cappa, C. D.Kolesar, K. R.Zhang, X.; Atkinson, D. B.; Pekour, M. S.; Zaveri, R. A.; Zelenyuk-Imre, A.; Zhang, Q.; “Understanding the Optical Properties of Ambient Sub- and Supermicron Particulate Matter: Results from the CARES 2010 Field Study in Northern California.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 6511-6535. DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-6511-2016. (read the paper).

(87) Cappa, C. D.; “Atmospheric science: Unexpected player in particle formation.” Nature, 2016, 533, 478-479.  (link to free view-only version) Coverage: Science, The Verge

(86) Young, D. E.; Kim, H.; Parworth, C.; Zhou, S.; Zhang, X. L.Cappa, C. D.; Seco, R.; Kim, S.; Zhang, Q.; “Influences of emission sources and meteorology on aerosol chemistry in a polluted urban environment: Results from DISCOVER-AQ California.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 5427-5451, DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-5427-2016. (read the paper).

(85) Cappa, C. D.; Jathar, S. H.; Kleeman, M. J.; Docherty, K. S.; Jimenez, J. L.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Wexler, A. S.; “Simulating Secondary Organic Aerosol in a Regional Air Quality Model Using the Statistical Oxidation Model: 2. Assessing the Influence of Vapor Wall Losses,” Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 2016, 16, 3041-3059, doi:10.5194/acpd-16-3041-2016. (read the paper)

(84) Pusede, S. E., Duffey, K. C., Shusterman, A. A.; Saleh, A.; Laughner, J. L.; Wooldridge, P. J.; Zhang, Q.; Parworth, C. L.; Kim, H.; Capps, S. L.; Valin, L. C.; Cappa, C. D.; Fried, A.; Walega, J.; Nowak, J. B.; Hoff, R. M.; Berkoff, T. A.; Beyersdorf, A. J.; Olson, J.; Crawford, J. H.; Cohen, R. C.; “On the effectiveness of nitrogen oxide reductions as a control over ammonium nitrate aerosol,” Atmos. Chem. Phys.,  2016, 16, 2575,2596, DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-2575-2016. (read the paper)

(83) Jathar, S. H.; Cappa, C. D.; Wexler, A. S.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Kleeman, M. J.;”Simulating secondary organic aerosol in a regional air quality model using the statistical oxidation model: 1. Assessing the influence of constrained multi-generational ageing,” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 2309-2322, DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-2309-2016. (read the paper)

(82) Cochran, R.; Laskina, O.; Jayarathne, T.; Laskin, A.; Laskin, J.; Lin, P.; Sultana, C.; Lee, C.; Moore, K.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H.; Prather, K. A.; Grassian, V.; Stone, E.; “Analysis of Organic Anionic Surfactants in Fine and Coarse Fractions of Freshly Emitted Sea Spray Aerosol.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016, Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04053. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(81) Zhang, X.; Kim, H.; Parworth, C. L.; Young, D. E.; Zhang, Q.; Metcalf, A. R.; Cappa, C. D.; “Optical Properties of Wintertime Aerosols from Residential Wood Burning in Fresno, CA: Results from DISCOVER-AQ 2013.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016, Just Accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04134. (read the paper)


(80) Ryder, O. S.; Campbell, N. R.; Morris, H.; Forestieri, S. D.; Ruppel, M. J.; Cappa, C. D.; Tivanski, A.; Prather, K. A.; Bertram, T. H.; “On the Role of Organic Coatings in Regulating N2O5 Reactive Uptake to Sea Spray Aerosol.” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119 (48), 11683-11692, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b08892. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(79) Liu, S.; Aiken, A. C.; Gorkowski, K.; Dubey, M. K.; Cappa, C. D.; WIlliams, L. R.; Herndon, S. C.; Massoli, P.; Fortner, E. C.; Chhabra, P. S.; Brooks, W. A.; Onasch, T. B.; Worsnop, D. R.; China, S.; Sharma, N.; Mazzoleni, C.; Xu, L.; Ng. N. L.; Liu, D.; Allan,J. D.; Lee, J. D.; Fleming, Z. L.; Mohr, C.; Zotter, P.; Szidat, S.; Prevot, A. S. H.; “Enhanced light absorption by mixed source black and brown carbon particles in UK winter.” Nature Comm., 2015, 6, 8435, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9435. (read the paper)

(78) Kolesar, K. R.; Li, Z.; Wilson, K. R.; Cappa, C. D.; “Heating-induced evaporation of nine different secondary organic aerosol types.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49 (20), 12242–12252, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03038. (read the paper)

(77) Kolesar, K. R.; Kong, A.; Chen, C.; Johnson, D.; Cappa, C. D.; “Influences of mass loading and rapid dilution of secondary organic aerosol on effective particle volatility.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2015, 15, 9327-9343, DOI:10.5194/acp-15-9327-2015. (read the paper)

(76) Jathar, S. H.; Cappa, C. D.; Wexler A. S.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Kleeman, M. J.; “Multi-generational oxidation model to simulate secondary organic aerosol in a 3-D air quality model.” Geosci. Model Dev., 2015, 8, 2553-2567, DOI:10.5194/gmd-8-2553-2015. (read the paper)

(75) Schill, S. R.; Collins, D. B.; Lee, C.; Morris, H. S.; Novak, G. A.; Prather, K. A.; Quinn, P. K.; Sultana, C. M.; Tivanski, A. V.; Zimmermann, K.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H., “The impact of aerosol particle mixing state on the hygroscopicity of sea spray aerosol.” ACS Central Science, 2015, 1(3), 132-141, DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.5b00174. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(74) Wang, X.; Sultana, C. M.; Trueblood, J.; Hill, T. C. J.; Malfatti, F.; Lee, C.; Laskina, O.; Moore, K. A.; Beall, C. M.; McCluskey, C. S.; Cornwell, G. C.; Zhou, Y.; Cox, J. L.; Pendergraft, M. A.; Santander, M. V.; Bertram, T. H.; Cappa, C. D.; Azam, F.; DeMott, P. J.; Grassian, V. H.; Prather, K. A.; “Microbial Control of Sea Spray Aerosol Composition: A Tale of Two Blooms”, ACS Central Science, 2015, 1(3), 124-131, DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.5b00148. (read the paper) (CAICE paper)

(73) Bilde, M.; Barsanti, K.; Booth, A.; Cappa, C. D.; Donahue, N.; Emanuelsson, E.; McFiggans, G.; Krieger, U.; Marcolli, C; Topping, D; Ziemann, P; Barley, M; Clegg, S; Dennis-Smither, B.; Hallquist, M.; Hallquist, Å.; Khlystov, A.; Kulmala, M.; Mogensen, D.; Percival, C.; Pope, F.; Reid, J.; Rosenoern, T.; Ribeiro da Silva, M.; Salo, K.; Soonsin, V.; Yli-Juuti, T.; Prisle, N.; Pagels, J.; Rarey, J.; Zardini, A.; Riipinen, I.; “Saturation vapor pressures and transition enthalpies of low-volatility organic molecules of atmospheric relevance: from dicarboxylic acids to complex mixtures.” Chemical Reviews, 2015, 115(10), 4115-4156, DOI: 10.1021/cr5005502. (read the paper)

(72) Atkinson, D. B.; Radney, J. G.; Lum, J.; Kolesar, K. R.; Cziczo, D. J.; Pekour, M. S.; Zhang, Q.; Setyan, A.; Zelenyuk, A.; Cappa, C. D.; “Aerosol optical hygroscopicity measurements during the 2010 CARES campaign.” Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2015, 15, 4045-4061, DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-4045-2015. (read the paper)

(71) Farmer, D. K.; Cappa, C. D.; Kreidenweis, S. M.; “Atmospheric processes and their controlling influence on cloud condensation nuclei activity.” Chemical Reviews, 2015, 115(10), 4115-4156, DOI: 10.1021/cr5006292 (read the paper).

(70) Massoli, P.; Onasch, T. B.; Cappa, C. D.; Nuamaan, I.; Hakala, J.; Hayden, K.; Li, S-M.; Sueper, D. T.; Bates, T. S.; Quinn, P. K.; Jayne, J. T.; Worsnop, D. R.; “Characterization of black carbon-containing particles from soot particle aerosol mass spectrometer (SP-AMS) measurements on the R/V Atlantis during CalNex 2010.” J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 2015, 120(6), 2575-2593, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022834. (read the paper)

(69) Kuwayama, T.; Collier, S.; Forestieri, S. D.; Brady, J. M.; Bertram, T. H.; Cappa, C. D.; Zhang, Q.; Kleeman, M. J.; “Volatility of primary organic aerosol emitted from light duty gasoline vehicles.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49(3), 1569-1577, DOI: 10.1021/es504009w. (read the paper)

(68) Collier, S.; Shou, S.; Kuwayama, T.; Forestieri, S. D.; Brady, J. M.; Zhang, M.; Kleeman, M. J.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H.; Zhang, Q.; “Organic PM Emissions from Vehicles: Composition, O/C Ratio, and Dependence on PM Concentration.” Aerosol Sci. Technol. 2015, 49(2), 86-97, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2014.1003364. (read the paper)


(67) Zarzana, K. J.; Cappa, C. D.; Tolbert, M. A.; “Sensitivity of aerosol refractive index retrievals using optical spectroscopy.” Aerosol Sci. Technol., 2014, 48(11), 1133-1144, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2014.963498. (link)

(66) Brady, J. M.; Crisp, T. A; Collier, S.; Kuwayama, T.; Forestieri, S. D.; Perraud, V.; Zhang, Q.; Kleeman, M. J.; Cappa, C. D.; Bertram, T. H.; “Real-time emission factor measurements of isocyanic acid from light duty gasoline vehicles.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48(19), 11,405-11,412, Article, DOI: 10.1021/es504354p. (link)

(65) Crisp, T. A; Brady, J. M.; Cappa, C. D.; Collier, S.; Forestieri, S. D.; Kleeman, M. J.; Kuwayama, T.; Lerner, B. M.; Williams, E. J.; Zhang, Q.; Bertram, T. H.; “On the primary emission of formic acid from light duty gasoline vehicles and ocean-going vessels.” Atmos. Environ., 2014, 98, 426-433, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.08.070. (link)

(64) McVay, R. C.; Cappa, C. D.; Seinfeld, J. H.; “Vapor wall deposition in chambers: Theoretical considerations.” Environ. Sci. Technol.2014ASAP Article, DOI: 10.1021/es502170j. (link)

(63) Zhang, Xiaolu; Massoli, P.; Quinn, P. K.; Bates, T. S.; Cappa, C. D.; “Hygroscopic growth of submicron and supermicron aerosols in the marine boundary layer.” J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos.2014119(13), 8384-8399, DOI: 10.1002/2013JD021213. (UC eScholarship) (link)

(62) Zhang, X.; Cappa, C. D.; Jathar, S. H.; McVay, R. C.; Ensberg, J. J.; Kleeman, M. J.; Seinfeld, J. H.; “Influence of vapor wall loss in laboratory chambers on yields of secondary organic aerosol.” Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesEarly Edition, DOI: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1404727111. (link)

(61) Kolesar, K. R.; Buffaloe, G. M.; Wilson, K. R.; Cappa, C. D.; “OH-initiated Heterogeneous Oxidation of Internally-Mixed Squalane and Secondary Organic Aerosol.” Environ. Sci. Technol. 201448, 3196-3202, DOI: 10.1021/es405177d. (link)

(60) Buffaloe, G. M.; Lack, D. A.; Williams, E. J.; Coffman, D.; Hayden, K. L.; Lerner, B. M.; Li, S-M.; Nuaaman I.; Massoli, P.; Onasch, T. B.; Quinn, P. K.; Cappa, C. D.; “Black carbon emissions from in-use ships: a California regional assessment.” Atmos. Chem. Phys.201414, 1881-1896, DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-1881-2014. (link)

(59) Cappa, C. D.; Lack, D. A.; Williams, Buffaloe, G. M.; E. J.; Coffman, D.; Hayden, Herndon, S. C.; K. L.; Lerner, B. M.; Li, S-M.; McLaren, R.; Massoli, P.; Nuaaman I.; Onasch, T. B.; Quinn, P. K.; “A case study into the measurement of ship emissions from plume intercepts of the NOAA Ship Miller Freeman.” Atmos. Chem. Phys.201414, 1337-1352, DOI10.5194/acp-14-1337-2014. (link)


(58) Forestieri, S. D.; Collier, S.; Kuwayama, T.; Zhang, Q.; Kleeman, M. J.; Cappa, C. D.; “Real-time black carbon emission factor measurements from light duty vehicles.” Environ. Sci. Technol.2013, 47 (22), 13104–13112DOI: 10.1021/es401415a. (link)

(57) Lambe, A.; Cappa, C. D.; Massoli, P.; Onasch, T. B.; Forestieri, S.; Martin, A.; Cummings, M.; Croasdale, D.; Brune, B.; Worsnop, D.; Davidovits, P.; “Relationship between oxidation level and optical properties of secondary organic aerosols.” Environ. Sci. Technol.201347, 6349-6357, DOI: 10.1021/es401043j. (link)

(56) Harmon, C. W.; Ruehl, C. R.; Che, D.; Smith, J. D.; Cappa, C. D.; Wilson, K. R. “A Statistical Description of the Evolution of Cloud Condensation Nuclei Activity during the Heterogeneous Oxidation of Squalane and Bis(2-ethylhexyl) Sebacate Aerosol by Hydroxyl Radicals.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.201315, 9679-9693, DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50347J. (link)

(55) Ruehl, C.; Nah, T.; Isaacman, G.; Worton, D.; Chan, A.; Kolesar, K.; Cappa, C. D.; Goldstein, A.; Wilson, K. R.; “The Influence of Molecular Structure and Aerosol Phase on the Heterogeneous Oxidation of Normal and Branched Alkanes by OH.” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2013, 117 (19), 3990-4000, DOI: 10.1021/jp401888q. (link)

(54) Prather, K.A.; Bertram, T. H.; Grassian, V.H.; Deane, G.B.; Stokes, M. D.; DeMott, P. J.; Aluwihare, L. I.; Palenik, B.; Azam, F.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Moffet, R. C.; Molina, M. J.; Cappa, C. D.; Geiger, F. M.; Roberts, G. C.; Russell, L. M.; Ault, A. P.; Baltrusaitis, J.; Collins, D. B.; Corrigan, C. E.; Cuadra-Rodriguez, L. A.; Ebben, C. J.; Forestieri, S. D.; Guasco, T. L.; Hersey, S. P.; Kim, M. J.; Lambert, W.; Modini, R. L.; Mui, W.; Pedler, B. E.; Ruppel, M. J.; Ryder, O. S.; Schoepp, N.; Sullivan, R. C.; Zhao, D.; “Bringing the ocean into the laboratory: Impacts of chemical complexity of sea spray aerosol on climate properties.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science2013110 (19), 7550-7555. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1300262110. (link) (CAICE paper) Coverage: UCD AggieScientific American

(53) Farmer, D. K., Chen, Q., Kimmel, J. R., Docherty, K. S., Nemitz, E., Artaxo, P. A., Cappa, C. D., Martin, S. T., Jimenez, J. L.; “Chemically-resolved particle fluxes over tropical and temperate forests.” Aerosol Science and Technology201347, 818-830, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2013.791022. (link)

(52) Cappa, C.D.; Lovejoy, E.R.; Ravishankara, A.R.; “Correction to: Evaporation rates and vapor pressures of the even-numbered C8-C18 monocarboxylic Acids.” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2013, DOI: 10.1021/jp4017213. Correction to Table 1 (link) (pdf).

(51) Cappa, C. D.; Zhang, X.; Loza, C. L.; Craven, J. S.; Yee, L. D.; Seinfeld, J. S.; “Application of the Statistical Oxidation Model (SOM) to secondary organic aerosol formation from photooxidation of C12 Alkanes.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics201313, 1591-1606. (pdf) (link)

(50) Cappa, C. D.; Onasch, T. B.; Massoli, P.; Worsnop, D.; Bates, T. S.; Cross, E.; Davidovits, P.; Hakala, J.; Hayden, K.; Jobson, B. T.; Kolesar, K. R.; Lack, D. A.; Lerner, B.; Li, S. M.; Mellon, D.; Nuaanman, I.; Olfert, J.; Petaja, T.; Quinn, P. K.; Song, C.; Subramanian, R.; Williams, E. J.; and Zaveri, R. A.; “Response to Comment on ‘Radiative absorption enhancements due to the mixing state of atmospheric black carbon’.”Science2013339, 393-c, doi: 10.1126/science.1230260. (link to our response) (link to comment by Jacobson)


(49) Ruehl, C. R.; Chuang, P. Y.; Nenes, A.; Cappa, C. D.; Kolesar, K. R.; Goldstein, A. H.; “Strong evidence of surface tension reduction in microscopic aqueous droplets.” Geophys. Res. Lett.2012, 39, L23801, doi:10.1029/2012GL053706. (link)

(48) Cappa, C. D. and Wilson, K. R.; “Multi-generation gas-phase oxidation, equilibrium partitioning and the formation and evolution of secondary organic aerosol.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics2012, 12, 9505-9528, doi:10.5194/acp-12-9505-2012(link)

(47) Cappa, C. D.; Onasch, T. B.; Massoli, P.; Worsnop, D.; Bates, T. S.; Cross, E.; Davidovits, P.; Hakala, J.; Hayden, K.; Jobson, B. T.; Kolesar, K. R.; Lack, D. A.; Lerner, B.; Li, S. M.; Mellon, D.; Nuaanman, I.; Olfert, J.; Petaja, T.; Quinn, P. K.; Song, C.; Subramanian, R.; Williams, E. J.; and Zaveri, R. A.; “Radiative absorption enhancements due to the mixing state of atmospheric black carbon.” Science, 2012337, 1078-1081, doi: 10.1126/science.1223447. (link) (Supplementary Material Coverage: (C&E NewsScience DailyFuturityBoston GlobeNYTimes)

(46) Lack, D.A.; Langridge, J.M.; Bahreini, R.; Cappa, C.D.; Middlebrook, A.M; Schwarz, J.P.; “Brown carbon and internal mixing in biomass burning particles.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science2012109(37), 14802-14807, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1206575109. (link)

(45) Zaveri et al.; “ Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics201212, 7647-7687, doi:10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012. (link)

(44) Bates, T.S.; Quinn, P.K. Frossard, A.A.; Russell, L.M.; Hakala, J.; Petaja, T.; Kulmala, M.; Covert, D.S.; Cappa, C.D.; Li, S-M.; Hayden, K.L.; Nuaaman, I.; McLaren, R.; Massoli, P.; Canagaratna, M.R.; Onasch, T.B.; Sueper, D.; Worsnop, D.R.; Keene, W.C.; “Measurements of ocean derived aerosol off the coast of California.” Journal of Geophysical Research2012, 117, D00V15, doi:10.1029/2012JD017588. (link)

(43) Lack, D.A.; Richardson, M.S.; Law, D.; Langridge, J.M.; Cappa, C.D.; Murphy, D.M.; “Aircraft instrument for comprehensive characterization of aerosol optical properties, Part 2: Black and brown carbon absorption and absorption enhancement measured with photo-acoustic spectroscopy.” Aerosol Science and Technology, 201246(5), 555-568, doi:10.1080/02786826.2011.645955(link)


(42) Lack, D.A.; Cappa, C.D.; Langridge, J.; et al.; “Impact of Fuel Quality Regulation and Speed Reductions on Shipping Emissions: Implications for Climate and Air Quality.” Environmental Science and Technology, 2011, 45 (20), pp 9052–9060, doi10.1021/es2013424 (link/pdf).

(41) Cappa, C.D.; Che, D.L.; Kessler, S.H.; Kroll, J.H.; Wilson, K.R.; “Variations in organic aerosol optical and hygroscopic properties upon heterogeneous OH oxidation.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 2011, 116, D15204, doi:10.1029/2011JD015918 (pdf) (link).

(40) Cappa, C.D. and Wilson, K.R.; “Evolution of organic aerosol mass spectra upon heating: Implications for OA phase and partitioning behavior.”2011Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 1895-2011. (pdf)

(39) Dzepina, K.; Cappa, C.D.; Volkamer, R.M.; Madronich, S.; DeCarlo, P.F.; Zaveri, R.A.; and Jimenez, J.L.; “Modeling the Multiday Evolution and Aging of Secondary Organic Aerosol During MILAGRO 2006.” Environmental Science and Technology201145(8)3496-3503, doi: 10.1021/es103186f. (link)

(38) Diaz-Valbuena, L.R.; Leverenz, H.L.; Cappa, C.D.; Tchobanoglous, G.; Horwath, W.R.; Darby, J.L.; “Methane, Carbon Dioxide, and Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Septic Tank Systems.” Environmental Science and Technology, 201145(7), 2741-2747, doi: 10.1021/es1036095.(link);  See also: feature in C&E News Environmental Scene (link)


(37) Cross, E.S.; Onasch, T.B.; Ahern, A.; Wrobel, W.; Slowik, J.G.; Olfert, J.; Lack, D.A.; Massoli, P.; Cappa, C.D.; Schwarz, J.; Spackman, R.; Fahey, D.W.; Sedlacek, A.; Trimborn, A.; Jayne, J.T.; Freedman, A.; Williams, L.R.; Ng, N.L.; Mazzoleni, C.; Dubey, M.; Brem, B.; Kok, G.; Subramanian, R.; Freitag, S.; Clarke, A.; Thornhill, D.; Marr, L.; Kolb, C.E.; Worsnop, D.R.; Davidovits, P.; “Soot Particle Studies – Instrument Intercomparison – Project Overview.” Aerosol Science and Technology201044(8), 592-611, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2010.482113(pdf) (link)

(36) Clark, G.N.I.; Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Saykally, R.J.; Head-Gordon, T.; “The structure of ambient water.” Molecular Physics, 201011, 1415-1433. (Invited Review Article) (pdf)

(35) Cappa, C.D.; Jimenez, J.L.; “Quantitative estimates of the volatility of ambient organic aerosol.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 201010, 5409-5424. (link)

(34) Cappa, C.D.; “A Model of Aerosol Evaporation Kinetics in a Thermodenuder.” Atmospheric Measurement Techniques , 20103, 579-592. (link)

(33) Lack, D.A.; Cappa, C.D.; “Impact of Brown and Clear Carbon on Light Absorption Enhancement, Single Scatter Albedo and Absorption Wavelength Dependence of Black Carbon.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics201010, 4207-4220. (link)


(32) Cappa, C.D.; Bates, T.S.; Quinn, P.K.; Lack, D.A.; “Source Characterization from Ambient Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties.”Geophysical Research Letters, 200936, L14813, doi:10.1029/2009GL038979. (link)

(31) Lack, D.A.; Cappa, C.D.; Cross, E.S.; Massoli, P.; Ahern, A.T.;Davidovits, P.; Onasch, T.B.; “Absorption Enhancement of Coated Absorbing Aerosols: Validation of the Photo-acoustic Technique for Measuring the Enhancement.” Aerosol Science and Technology200943(10), 1006-1012. (pdf) (link)

(30) Dzepina, K.; Volkamer, R.; Madronich, S.; Tulet, P.; Ulbrich, I.; Zhang, Q.; Cappa, C.D.; Ziemann, P.J.; Jimenez, J.L.; “Evaluation of New Secondary Aerosol Models for a Case Study in Mexico.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20099, 5681-5709. (link)

(29) Smith, J.D.; Kroll, J.H.; Cappa, C.D.; Che, D.L.; Ahmed, M.; Leone, S.R.; Worsnop, D.R.; Wilson, K.R.; “The Heterogeneous Reaction of sub-micron Squalane Particles with OH Radicals: A Model System for Understanding the Oxidative Aging of Ambient Aerosols.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics20099, 3209-322. (pdf) (link)


(28) Cappa, C.D.; Lovejoy, E.R.; Ravishankara, A.R.; “Evaporation and Non-Ideal Behavior of Multi-Component Organic Mixtures.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2008105, 18687-18691(pdf) (link)

(27) Drisdell, W.S.; Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Determination of the Evaporation Coefficient of Liquid D2O via Raman Thermometry of Freely Evaporating Droplet Trains.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20088, 6699-6706(pdf)

(26) Lack, D.A.; Cappa, C.D.; Baynard, T.; Massoli, P.; Covert, D.; Sierau, B.; Bates, T.; Quinn, T.; Lovejoy, E.R.; Ravhishankara, A.R.; “Bias in filter based aerosol light absorption measurements due to organic aerosol loading: Evidence from ambient sampling.” Aerosol Science and Technology, 200842(12), 1033-1041(pdf) ** One of the 10 most cited articles of 2009 from AS&T.

(25) Cappa, C.D.; Lack, D.A; Burkholder, J.B.; Ravishankara, A.R.; “Bias in filter based aerosol light absorption measurements due to organic aerosol loading: Evidence from laboratory measurements.” Aerosol Science and Technology200842(12), 1022-1032(pdf)

(24) Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Saykally, R.J.; “Revisiting the Total Ion Yield X-ray Absorption Spectra of Liquid Water Microjets.” J. Phys. Cond. Matt.200820(20), Art. No. 205105. (pdf)

(23) Cappa, C.D.; Lovejoy, E.R.; Ravishankara, A.R.; “Evaporation rates and vapor pressures of the even-numbered C8-C18 monocarboxylic Acids.”J. Phys. Chem. A., 2008112(17), 3959. (pdf) (link). Correction to Table 1 (link) (pdf).


(22)  Cappa, C.D.; Lovejoy, E.R.; Ravishankara, A.R.; “Determination of evaporation rates and vapor pressures of very low volatility compounds: a study of the C4-C10 and C12 dicarboxylic acids.” J. Phys. Chem. A2007111(16), 3099. (pdf) (link)

(21)  *Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Messer, B.M.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Nature of the aqueous hydroxide ion probed by X-ray absorption spectroscopy.” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2007111(22), 4776. (pdf) (link)

(20)  Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Drisdell, W.S.; Saykally, R.J.; Cohen, R.C.; “Interpreting the H/D isotope fractionation of water during evaporation without condensation.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2007, 111(19), 7011(pdf)


(19)  Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Messer, B.M.; Drisdell, W.S.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Probing the local structure of liquid water using x-ray absorption spectroscopy.” J. Phys. Chem. B., 2006110(40), 20038(pdf)

(18)  Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Drisdell, W.S.; Wilson, K.R.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Raman thermometry measurements of free evaporation from liquid water droplets.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128(39), 12892. (pdf) (link)

(17)  Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Messer, B.M.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Effects of cations on the hydrogen bond network of liquid water: New results from X-ray absorption spectroscopy of liquid microjets.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006110, 5301. (pdf)

(16) Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Messer, B.M.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “The electronic structure of the hydrated proton: a comparative X-ray absorption study of aqueous HCl and NaCl solutions.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006110, 1166. (pdf)


(15) Cappa, C.D.; Drisdell, W.S.; Smith, J.D.; Saykally, R.J.; Cohen, R.C.;  “Isotope fractionation of water during evaporation without condensation.”J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005109(51), 24391. (pdf)

(14)  Messer, B.M.; Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Drisdell, W.S.; Schwartz, C.P.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Local hydration environments of amino acids and dipeptides studied by x-ray spectroscopy of liquid microjets.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005109(46), 21640. (pdf)

(13)  Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Cohen, R.C.; Geissler, P.L.; Saykally, R.J.; “Unified description of temperature-dependent hydrogen-bond rearrangements in liquid water.” PNAS2005102(40), 14171. (pdf)

(12)  Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Messer, B.M.; Cohen R.C. and Saykally, R.J.; Response to Comment on “Energetics of hydrogen bond network rearrangements in liquid water.” Science2005308(5723), 793. (pdf)

(11) *Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Messer, B.M.; Gilles, M.K.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “Effects of alkali metal halide salts on the hydrogen bond network of liquid water.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109(15), 7046. (pdf)

(10) *Messer, B.M.; Cappa, C.D.; Smith, J.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Gilles, M.K.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.; “pH dependence of the electronic structure of Glycine.” J. Phys. Chem.. B, 2005109(11), 5375. (pdf)


(9)  Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Messer, B.M.; Cohen, R.C.; Saykally, R.J.;  “Energetics of hydrogen bond network rearrangement in liquid water.” Science2004, 306, 851. (pdf) (link)

(8)  Angert, A.; Cappa, C.D.; DePaolo, D.J., “Kinetic 17O effects in the hydrologic cycle: Indirect evidence and implications.” Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2004, 68, 3441. (pdf)

(7)  Cappa, C.D.; Wilson, K.R.; Messer, B.M.; Saykally, R.J.; Cohen R.C.; “Optical cavity resonances in water micro-droplets: Implications for shortwave cloud forcing.” Geophys. Res. Lett., 2004, 31, L1025, doi:10.1029/2004GL019593. (pdf)

(6)  Wilson, K.R.; Rude, B.S.; Smith, J.D.; Cappa, C.D.; Co, D.T.; Schaller, R.D.; Larsson, M.; Catalano, T.; Saykally, R.J.; “Investigation of volatile liquid surfaces by synchrotron x-ray spectroscopy of liquid microjets.” Rev. Sci. Inst.200475(3), 725. (pdf)

2003 and earlier

(5)  Cappa, C.D.; Hendricks, M.B.; DePaolo, D.J.; Cohen, R.C., “Isotopic fractionation of water during evaporation.” J. Geophys. Res., 2003,108(D16), Art.No. 4525. (pdf)

(4)  Cappa, C. D. and M. J. Elrod, “A computational investigation of the electron affinity of CO3 and the thermodynamic feasibility of CO3(H2O)n + ROOH reactions” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20013, 2986. (pdf)

(3)  Cappa, C.D.; Kuipers, S.E.; Roberts, J.M.; Gilbert, A.S.; Elrod, M.J.  “Product identification and kinetics of reactions of HCl with HNO3/H2SO4/H2O solutions.” J. Phys. Chem. A2000104, 4449. (pdf)

(2)  Messer, B. M.; Stielstra, D.E.; Cappa, C.D.; Scholtens, K.W.; Elrod, M. J.  “Computational and experimental studies of chemical ionization mass spectrometric techniques for atmospherically relevant peroxides.”  Int. J. Mass Spectrom.2000197, 219. (pdf)

(1)  Scholtens, K.W.; Messer, B.M.; Cappa, C.D.; Elrod, M.J.  “Kinetics of the CH3O2 + NO reaction:  Temperature dependence of the overall rate constant and an improved upper limit for the CH3ONO2 branching channel.”  J. Phys. Chem. A, 1999103(22), 4378. (pdf)

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