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  1. Sand, M., B. H. Samset, Y Balkanski, S Bauer, N Bellouin, T K. Berntsen, H Bian, M Chin, T Diehl, R Easter, S J. Ghan, T Iversen, A Kirkevåg, J Lamarque, G Lin, X Liu, G Luo, G Myhre, T Noije, J E. Penner, M Schultz, Ø Seland, R B. Skeie, P Stier, T Takemura, K Tsigaridis, F Yu, K Zhang, and H Zhang, Aerosols at the Poles: An AeroCom Phase II multi-model evaluation, ACPD, under review, 2017.

  2. Yu, F., G. Luo , A. B. Nadykto, and J. Herb, Impact of temperature dependence on the possible contribution of organics to new particle formation in the atmosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-812, in review, 2016. (link to the paper)

  3. Luo,G., F. Yu, et al., New parameterization of cloud optical depth in GEOS-Chem and implication for predicted hydroxyl radical concentration, J. Geophys. Res., revised 2016.

  4. Ma, X., J. Wang, F. Yu, H. Jia, and Y. Hu, Can MODIS AOD be employed to derive PM2.5 in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei over China? Atmos. Res., 181, 250-256, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.06.018, 2016.

  5. Lee, S.H.,J. Uin, A. B. Guenther, J. A. de Gouw, F. Yu, A. B. Nadykto, J. Herb, N. L. Ng, A. Koss, W. H. Brune, K. Baumann, V. P. Kanawade, F. N. Keutsch, A. Nenes, K. Olsen, A. Goldstein and Q. Ouyang, Isoprene suppression of new particle formation: Potential mechanisms and implications, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 14,621-14,614,635, doi:10.1002/2016JD024844, 2016.

  6. Yu,F., G. Luo, and A. G. Hallar, Vertical profiles and seasonal variations of key parameters controlling particle formation and growth at Storm Peak Laboratory, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 900-908, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0368, 2016. (link to the paper)

  7. Hallar, A. G., R. Petersen, I. B. McCubbin, D. Lowenthal, S.H. Lee, E. Andrews, and F. Yu, Climatology of New Particle Formation and Corresponding Precursors at Storm Peak Laboratory, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 816-826, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0341, 2016.

  8. 2015

  9. Yu, F., Luo, G., Pryor, S. C., Pillai, P. R., Lee, S. H., Ortega, J., Schwab, J. J., Hallar, A. G., Leaitch, W. R., Aneja, V. P., Smith, J. N., Walker, J. T., Hogrefe, O., and Demerjian, K. L.: Spring and summer contrast in new particle formation over nine forest areas in North America, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13993-14003, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13993-2015, 2015. (link to the paper)

  10. Nadykto, A.B., Herb, J., Yu, F., Xu, Y., Nazarenko, E.S: Estimating the Lower Limit of the Impact of Amines on Nucleation in the Earth's Atmosphere, Entropy, 17, 2764-2780, 2015. (link to the paper)

  11. Ma, X., and F. Yu, Seasonal and spatial variations of global aerosol optical depth: Multi-year modeling and comparisons with multiple-platform observations, Tellus B, 67, 25115, doi:10.3402/tellusb.v67.25115, 2015. (link to the paper)

  12. Nadykto, A.B., Herb, J., Yu, F., Nazarenko, E.S, Xu, Y.: Reply to the 'Comment on "Enhancement in the production of nucleating clusters due to dimethylamine and large uncertainties in the thermochemistry of amine-enhanced nucleation" ' by Kupiainen-Maatta et al., Chemical Physics Letters, 624, 111-118, doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2015.01.028, 2015. (link to the paper)

  13. 2014

  14. Yu, F., and G. Hallar, Difference in particle formation at a mountain-top location during the spring and summer: Implications for the role of sulfuric acid and organics in nucleation, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 12,246-12,255, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022136, 2014. (link to the paper)

  15. Yu, F. and Luo, G.: Modeling of gaseous methylamines in the global atmosphere: impacts of oxidation and aerosol uptake, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12455-12464, doi:10.5194/acp-14-12455-2014, 2014. (link to the paper)

  16. Ma, X., F. Yu, and J. Quaas, Reassessment of satellite-based estimate of aerosol climate forcing, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 10,394-10,409, doi:10.1002/2014JD021670, 2014. (link to the paper)

  17. Yu, F., and G. Luo, Effect of solar variations on particle formation and cloud condensation nuclei, Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 045004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/4/045004, 2014. (link to the paper)

  18. Chen, X., Z. Wang, J. Li, and F. Yu, Development of a Regional Chemical Transport Model with Size-Resolved Aerosol Microphysics and Its Application on Aerosol Number Concentration Simulation over China, SOLA, 10, 83-87, doi:10.2151/sola.2014-017, 2014.

  19. Nadykto, A. B., J. Herb, F. Yu, and Y. Xu, Enhancement in the production of nucleating clusters due to dimethylamine and large uncertainties in the thermochemistry of amine-enhanced nucleation, Chemical Physics Letters, 609, 42-49, 10.1016/j.cplett.2014.03.036, 2014. (link to the paper)

  20. Tsigaridis, K., Daskalakis, N., Kanakidou, M., Adams, P. J., Artaxo, P., Bahadur, R., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S. E., Bellouin, N., Benedetti, A., Bergman, T., Berntsen, T. K., Beukes, J. P., Bian, H., Carslaw, K. S., Chin, M., Curci, G., Diehl, T., Easter, R. C., Ghan, S. J., Gong, S. L., Hodzic, A., Hoyle, C. R., Iversen, T., Jathar, S., Jimenez, J. L., Kaiser, J. W., Kirkevåg, A., Koch, D., Kokkola, H., Lee, Y. H, Lin, G., Liu, X., Luo, G., Ma, X., Mann, G. W., Mihalopoulos, N., Morcrette, J.-J., Müller, J.-F., Myhre, G., Myriokefalitakis, S., Ng, N. L., O'Donnell, D., Penner, J. E., Pozzoli, L., Pringle, K. J., Russell, L. M., Schulz, M., Sciare, J., Seland, Ø., Shindell, D. T., Sillman, S., Skeie, R. B., Spracklen, D., Stavrakou, T., Steenrod, S. D., Takemura, T., Tiitta, P., Tilmes, S., Tost, H., van Noije, T., van Zyl, P. G., von Salzen, K., Yu, F., Wang, Z., Wang, Z., Zaveri, R. A., Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Zhang, Q., and Zhang, X.: The AeroCom evaluation and intercomparison of organic aerosol in global models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 10845-10895, doi:10.5194/acp-14-10845-2014, 2014. (link to the paper)

  21. Moniruzzaman, C. G., and F. Yu, Modeling soot size distribution evolution and pollutant formation inside diesel engine using a 0D multi-zone gas parcel model with detailed chemistry and soot microphysics, SAE Paper 2014-01-1603, 2014. (link to the paper)

  22. Ma, X., and F. Yu, Seasonal variability of aerosol vertical profiles over east US and west Europe: GEOS-Chem/APM simulation and comparison with CALIPSO observations, Atmospheric Research, Volumes 140-141, 28-37, 2014. (link to the paper)

  23. Mann, G. W., Carslaw, K. S., Reddington, C. L., Pringle, K. J., Schulz, M., Asmi, A., Spracklen, D. V., Ridley, D. A., Woodhouse, M. T., Lee, L. A., Zhang, K., Ghan, S. J., Easter, R. C., Liu, X., Stier, P., Lee, Y. H., Adams, P. J., Tost, H., Lelieveld, J., Bauer, S. E., Tsigaridis, K., van Noije, T. P. C., Strunk, A., Vignati, E., Bellouin, N., Dalvi, M., Johnson, C. E., Bergman, T., Kokkola, H., von Salzen, K., Yu, F., Luo, G., Petzold, A., Heintzenberg, J., Clarke, A., Ogren, J. A., Gras, J., Baltensperger, U., Kaminski, U., Jennings, S. G., O'Dowd, C. D., Harrison, R. M., Beddows, D. C. S., Kulmala, M., Viisanen, Y., Ulevicius, V., Mihalopoulos, N., Zdimal, V., Fiebig, M., Hansson, H.-C., Swietlicki, E., and Henzing, J. S.: Intercomparison and evaluation of global aerosol microphysical properties among AeroCom models of a range of complexity, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4679-4713, doi:10.5194/acp-14-4679-2014, 2014. (link to the paper)

  24. 2013

  25. Yu, F., X. Ma, and G. Luo, Anthropogenic contribution to cloud condensation nuclei and the first aerosol indirect climate effect, Environ. Res. Lett. 8 024029 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024029, 2013. (link to the paper)

  26. Stier, P., Schutgens, N. A. J., Bellouin, N., Bian, H., Boucher, O., Chin, M., Ghan, S., Huneeus, N., Kinne, S., Lin, G., Ma, X., Myhre, G., Penner, J. E., Randles, C. A., Samset, B., Schulz, M., Takemura, T., Yu, F., Yu, H., and Zhou, C.: Host model uncertainties in aerosol radiative forcing estimates: results from the AeroCom Prescribed intercomparison study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 3245-3270, doi:10.5194/acp-13-3245-2013, 2013. (link to the paper)

  27. Ma, X., K. Bartlett, K. Harmon, and F. Yu: Comparison of AOD between CALIPSO and MODIS: significant differences over major dust and biomass burning regions, Atmos. Meas. Tech.,6, 2391-2401, 2013. (link to the paper)

  28. Herb, J., Y. Xu, F. Yu, and A. B. Nadykto, Large Hydrogen-Bonded Pre-Nucleation (HSO4-)(H2SO4)m(H2O)k and (HSO4-)(NH3)(H2SO4)m(H2O)k Clusters in the Earth's Atmosphere, J. Phys. Chem., A, 117, 133-152, DOI: 10.1021/jp3088435, 2013.

  29. Myhre, G., Samset, B. H., Schulz, M., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S., Berntsen, T. K., Bian, H., Bellouin, N., Chin, M., Diehl, T., Easter, R. C., Feichter, J., Ghan, S. J., Hauglustaine, D., Iversen, T., Kinne, S., Kirkevåg, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Lin, G., Liu, X., Lund, M. T., Luo, G., Ma, X., van Noije, T., Penner, J. E., Rasch, P. J., Ruiz, A., Seland, Ø., Skeie, R. B., Stier, P., Takemura, T., Tsigaridis, K., Wang, P., Wang, Z., Xu, L., Yu, H., Yu, F., Yoon, J.-H., Zhang, K., Zhang, H., and Zhou, C.: Radiative forcing of the direct aerosol effect from AeroCom Phase II simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1853-1877, doi:10.5194/acp-13-1853-2013, 2013. (link to the paper)

  30. 2012

  31. Yu, F., Luo, G., Liu, X., Easter, R. C., Ma, X., and Ghan, S. J.: Indirect radiative forcing by ion-mediated nucleation of aerosol, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 11451-11463, doi:10.5194/acp-12-11451-2012, 2012. (link to the paper)

  32. Zhang, Y., P. Karamchandani, T. Glotfelty, D. G. Streets, G. Grell, A. Nenes, F. Yu, and R. Bennartz, Development and initial application of the global-through-urban weather research and forecasting model with chemistry (GU-WRF/Chem), J. Geophys. Res., 117, D20206, doi:10.1029/2012JD017966, 2012. (link to the paper)

  33. Ma, X., and F. Yu, Effect of spectral-dependent surface albedo on Saharan dust direct radiative forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09808, doi:10.1029/2012GL051360, 2012. (link to the paper)

  34. Yu, F., G. Luo, and X. Ma, Regional and global modelling of aerosol optical properties with a size, composition, and mixing state resolved particle microphysics model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5719-5736, doi:10.5194/acp-12-5719-2012, 2012. (link to the paper)

  35. Ma, X., F. Yu, and G. Luo, Aerosol direct radiative forcing based on GEOS-Chem/APM and uncertainties, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5563-5581, doi:10.5194/acp-12-5563-2012, 2012. (link to the paper)

  36. Yu, F., G. Luo , R. P. Turco , J. Ogren , R. Yantosca, Decreasing particle number concentrations in a warming atmosphere and implications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2399-2408, doi:10.5194/acp-12-2399-2012, 2012. (link to the paper)

  37. 2011

  38. Moniruzzaman, C. G., and F. Yu, A 0D aircraft engine emission model with detailed chemistry and soot microphysics, Combustion and Flame, doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.11.006, 2011. (link to the paper)

  39. Herb., J., A. Nadykto, and F. Yu, Large Ternary Hydrogen-Bonded Pre-Nucleation Clusters in the Earth's Atmosphere, Chemical Physics Letters, 518, 7-14, 10.1016/j.cplett.2011.10.035, 2011. (link to the paper)

  40. Luo, G., and F. Yu, Simulation of particle formation and number concentration over the Eastern United States with the WRF-Chem + APM model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11521-11533, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11521-2011, 2011. (link to the paper)

  41. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, The size-dependent charge fraction of sub-3-nm particles as a key diagnostic of competitive nucleation mechanisms under atmospheric conditions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9451-9463, doi:10.5194/acp-11-9451-2011, 2011. (link to the paper)

  42. English, J. M., O. B. Toon , M. J. Mills, and F. Yu: Microphysical simulations of new particle formation in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9303-9322, doi:10.5194/acp-11-9303-2011, 2011. (link to the paper)

  43. Fatima, H., H. C. Upadhyaya, S. N. Tripathi, O. P. Sharma and F. Yu, On radiative forcing of sulphate aerosol produced from ion-promoted nucleation mechanisms in an atmospheric global model, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 112, 101-115, DOI: 10.1007/s00703-011-0138-8, 2011. (link to the paper)

  44. Luo, G., and F. Yu, Sensitivity of global cloud condensation nuclei concentrations to primary sulfate emissions parameterizations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1949-1959, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1949-2011, 2011. (link to the paper)

  45. Yu, F., A secondary organic aerosol formation model considering successive oxidation aging and kinetic condensation of organic compounds: global scale implications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1083-1099, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1083-2011, 2011. (link to the paper)

  46. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, M. Yakovleva, J. Herb, and Y. Xu, Amines in the Earth's Atmosphere: A DFT Study of the Thermochemistry of Pre-Nucleation Clusters, Entropy, 13, 554-569, 2011. (link to the paper)

  47. 2010

  48. Yu, F., and G. Luo, Oceanic Dimethyl Sulfide Emission and New Particle Formation around the Coast of Antarctica: A Modeling Study of Seasonal Variations and Comparison with Measurements, Atmosphere, 1(1):34-50, 2010. (link to the paper)

  49. Yu, F., G. Luo , T. Bates , B. Anderson , A. Clarke , V. Kapustin , R. Yantosca , Y. Wang , S. Wu, Spatial distributions of particle number concentrations in the global troposphere: Simulations, observations, and implications for nucleation mechanisms, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17205, doi:10.1029/2009JD013473, 2010. (pdf paper)

  50. Zhang, Y., P. H. McMurry, F. Yu, and M. Z. Jacobson, A Comparative Study of Homogeneous Nucleation Parameterizations, Part I. Examination and Evaluation of the Formulations, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20212, doi:10.1029/2010JD014150, 2010. (link to the paper)

  51. Zhang, Y., P. Liu, X.-H. Liu, M. Z. Jacobson, P. H. McMurry, F. Yu, S. Yu, and K. L. Schere, A comparative study of nucleation parameterizations: 2. Three-dimensional model application and evaluation, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20213, doi:10.1029/2010JD014151, 2010. (link to the paper)

  52. Yu, F., Diurnal and seasonal variations of ultrafine particle formation in anthropogenic SO2 plumes, Environmental Science & Technology, 44 (6), 2011-2015, DOI: 10.1021/es903228a, 2010. (pdf paper) (Link to the paper)

  53. Xu, Y., A. B. Nadykto, F. Yu, L. Jiang, and W. Wang, Formation and properties of hydrogen bonded complexes of common organic oxalic acid with atmospheric nucleation precursors, Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, doi:10.1016/j.theochem.2010.04.004, 2010. (Link to the paper)

  54. Yu, F., Ion-mediated nucleation in the atmosphere: Key controlling parameters, implications, and look-up table, J. Geophy. Res., 115, D03206, doi:10.1029/2009JD012630, 2010. (pdf paper) (link to the paper)

  55. Luo, G., and F. Yu, A numerical evaluation of global oceanic emissions of alpha-pinene and isoprene, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 2007-2015, 2010. (link to the paper)

  56. 2009

  57. Xu, Y., A. Nadykto, F. Yu, J. Herb, and W. Wang, Interaction between common organic acids and trace nucleation species in the Earth's atmosphere, J. Phys. Chem. A, 10.1021/jp9068575, 2009. (link to the paper)

  58. Yu, F., and G. Luo, Simulation of particle size distribution with a global aerosol model: Contribution of nucleation to aerosol and CCN number concentrations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7691-7710, 2009. (link to the paper)

  59. Luo, G., F. Yu, and Z. Wang, Impact of aerosol on sea surface temperature over the subtropical Atlantic ocean: A potential trigger factor of the NAO phase conversion? Geophy. Res. Lett., 36, L03708, doi:10.1029/2008GL036035, 2009. (pdf paper)

  60. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, and J. Herb, Ammonia in positively charged atmospheric pre-nucleation clusters: A quantum-chemical study and atmospheric implications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 4031-4038, 2009. ( (link to the paper)

  61. Du, H.,and F. Yu, Kinetic modeling of nucleation experiments involving SO2 and OH: New insights into the underlying nucleation mechanisms, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7913-7922, 2009. (link to the paper)

  62. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, and J. Herb,Theoretical Analysis Of The Gas-Phase Hydration Of Common Atmospheric Pre-Nucleation (HSO4-)(H2O)n AND (H3O+)(H2SO4)(H2O)n Cluster Ions, Chemical Physics, 360, 67-73, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2009.04.007, 2009.

  63. Kärcher, B., and F. Yu, The role of aircraft soot emissions in contrail formation, Geophy. Res. Lett., 36, L01804, doi:10.1029/2008GL036649, 2009. (link to the paper)

  64. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, and A. Al Natsheh , Anomalously Strong Effect of the Ion Sign on the Thermochemistry of Hydrogen Bonded Aqueous Clusters of Identical Chemical Composition, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10(2), 507-517, doi:10.3390/ijms10020507, 2009. (link to the paper )

  65. Du, H., A. Nadykto, and F. Yu, Quantum-mechanical solution to fundamental problems of classical theory of homogeneous water vapor nucleation, Phys. Rev. E., 79, 021604, 2009. (pdf paper)

  66. 2008

  67. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, and J. Herb, Towards understanding the sign preference in binary atmospheric nucleation, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10, 7073 - 7078, DOI: 10.1039/b807415a, 2008. (link to the paper)

  68. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, Case studies of particle formation events observed in boreal forests: Implications for nucleation mechanisms, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6085-6102, 2008. (link to the paper)

  69. Nadykto, A. B., F. Yu, and J. Herb, Effect of Ammonia on the Gas-Phase Hydration of Common Atmospheric Ion HSO4- , International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 9(11), 2184-2193, DOI: 10.3390/ijms9112184, 2008. (link to the paper )

  70. Yu, F., Z. Wang, G. Luo, and R. P. Turco, Ion-mediated nucleation as an important source of tropospheric aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 2537-2554, 2008. (link to the paper)

  71. Du, H.,and F. Yu, Nanoparticle formation in the exhaust of vehicles running on ultra-low sulfur fuel, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 4729-4739, 2008. (link to the paper)

  72. Yu, F., Updated H2SO4-H2O binary homogeneous nucleation rate look-up tables, J. Geophy. Res.,113, D24201, doi:10.1029/2008JD010527, 2008. (pdf paper)

  73. Nadykto, A. B., and F. Yu, Anomalously large difference in dipole moment of isomers with nearly identical thermodynamic stability, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 112, 7222-7226, 2008. (pdf paper)

  74. Nadykto, A. B., A. Al Natsheh, F. Yu, K.V. Mikkelsen, and J. Herb, Computational Quantum Chemistry: A New Approach to Atmospheric Nucleation, Advances in Quantum Chemistry, 55, 449-478, 2008. (link to the paper) ( email me for pdf file of the paper)

  75. 2007

  76. Yu, F., Improved quasi-unary nucleation model for binary H2SO4-H2O homogeneous nucleation, J. Chem. Phys., 127, 054301, 2007.(pdf paper)

  77. Kärcher, B., O. Möhler, P. J. DeMott, S. Pechtl, and F. Yu, Insights into the role of soot aerosols in cirrus cloud formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 4203-4227, 2007. (link to the paper)

  78. Nadykto, A. B., H. Du, and F. Yu, Quantum DFT and DF-DFT study of infrared spectra of sulfuric acid, sulfuric acid monohydrate, formic acid and its cyclic dimer, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 44, 286-296, 2007.

  79. Nadykto, A. B., and F. Yu, Strong hydrogen bonding between atmospheric nucleation precursors and organic acids, Chem. Phys. Lett, 435, 14-18, 2007.(pdf paper)

  80. 2006

  81. Du, H., and F. Yu, Formation of volatile nanoparticles in engine exhaust: Contributions of the binary H2SO4-H2O homogeneous nucleation, Atmos. Environ., 40, 7579-7588, 2006.(pdf paper)

  82. Al Natsheh, A., A. B. Nadykto, K. V. Mikkelsen, F. Yu, and J. Ruuskanen, Coexistence of metastable nitric acid dihydrates: A molecular level contribution to understanding the polar stratospheric clouds crystals formation, Chemical Physics Letters, 426, 20-25, 2006.

  83. Yu, F., From molecular clusters to nanoparticles: Second-generation ion-mediated nucleation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,6, 5193-5211, 2006. (pdf paper)

  84. Nadykto, A. B., A. Al Natsheh, F. Yu, K.V. Mikkelsen, and J.Ruuskanen, Quantum nature of the sign preference in the ion-induced nucleation, Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 125701, 2006.(pdf paper)

  85. Nadykto, A. B., A. Al Natsheh, K.V. Mikkelsen, F. Yu, and J.Ruuskanen, A Reply to the Comment by Shawn M. Kathmann, Gregory K. Schenter, and Bruce C. Garrett, Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 109604, 2007.(pdf paper)

  86. Yu, F., The effect of ammonia on new particle formation: A kinetic H2SO4-H2O-NH3 nucleation model constrained by laboratory measurements, J. Geophy. Res., 111, D01204, doi:10.1029/2005JD005968, 2006. (pdf paper)

  87. Yu, F., Binary H2SO4-H2O homogeneous nucleation rates based on a kinetic quasi-unary model: Look-up tables, J. Geophy. Res., 111, D04201, doi:10.1029/2005JD006358, 2006. (pdf paper)

  88. 2005

  89. Yu, F., Modified Kelvin-Thomson equation considering ion-dipole interaction: Comparison with observed ion-clustering enthalpies and entropies, J. Chem. Phys., 122, 084503, 2005. (pdf paper)

  90. Yu, F., Quasi-unary homogeneous nucleation of H2SO4-H2O, J. Chem. Phys., 122, 074501, 2005.(pdf paper)

  91. Nadykto A., and F. Yu, Simple correction to the classical theory of homogeneous nucleation, J. Chem. Phys., 122, 104511, 2005.

  92. 2004

  93. Al Natsheh, A., A. B. Nadykto, K. V. Mikkelsen, F. Yu, and J. Ruuskanen, Sulfuric acid and sulfuric acid hydrates in gas phase: A DFT investigation, J. Phys. Chem. A, 108(41), 8914-8929, 2004. (Addition/Correction: 110(25), 7982-7984, 2006).

  94. Nadykto A., and F. Yu, Dipole moment of condensing monomers: A new parameter controlling the ion-induced nucleation, Physical Review Letters, 93, 016101, 2004.(pdf paper)

  95. Nadykto A., and F. Yu, Formation of binary ion clusters from polar vapours: Effect of the dipole-charge interaction, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 385-389, 2004.

  96. Yu, F., Formation of large NAT particles and denitrification in polar stratosphere: possible role of cosmic rays and effect of solar activity, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 2273-2283, 2004. ( pdf paper)

  97. Nadykto, A. B., A. Al Natsheh, F. Yu, K.V. Mikkelsen, and J.Ruuskanen, Effect of molecular structure and hydration on the uptake of gas-phase sulfuric acid by charged clusters/ultrafine particles, Aerosol Science and Technology, 38, 349-353, 2004.

  98. Yu, F., T. Lanni, and B. Frank, Measurements of ion concentration in gasoline and diesel engine exhaust, Atmospheric Environment, 38, 1417-1423, 2004. (pdf paper)

  99. 2003

  100. Nadykto A., J. Makela, F. Yu, M. Kulmala and A. Laaksonen, Comparison of the experimental mobility equivalent diameter for small cluster ions with theoretical particle diameter corrected by effect of vapour polarity, Chemical Physics Letters, 382/1-2, 6-11, 2003.

  101. Nadykto A., and F. Yu, Uptake of neutral polar vapour molecules by charged particles: Enhancement due to dipole-charge interaction, J. Geophy. Res., 108(D23), 4717, doi:10.1029/2003JD003664, 2003. (pdf paper)

  102. Yu, F., Nucleation rate of particles in the lower atmosphere: Estimated time needed to reach pseudo-steady sate and sensitivity to H2SO4 gas concentration, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1526, doi:10.1029/2003GL01708, 2003. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  103. 2002

  104. Yu, F., Altitude variations of cosmic ray induced production of aerosols: Implications for global cloudiness and climate, J. Geophy. Res., 107(A7), 10.1029/2001JA000248, 2002. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  105. Yu, F., Chemiion evolution in motor vehicle exhaust: Further evidence of its role in nanoparticle formation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(15), 10.1029/2002GL015004, 2002. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  106. 2001

  107. Yu, F., Chemiions and nanoparticle formation in diesel engine exhaust, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 4191-4194, 2001. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  108. Yu, F. and R. P. Turco, From molecular clusters to nanoparticles: The role of ambient ionization in tropospheric aerosol formation, J. Geophy. Res., 106, 4797-4814, 2001. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  109. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, On the contribution of lightning to ultrafine aerosol formation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 155-158, 2001. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  110. 2000

  111. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, Ultrafine aerosol formation via ion-mediated nucleation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 883-886, 2000. (abstract) (pdf paper)

  112. Kärcher, B., R.P. Turco, F. Yu, M.Y. Danilin, D.K. Weisenstein, R.C. Miake-Lye, and R. Busen, On the unification of aircraft ultrafine particle emission data, J. Geophy. Res., 105, 29379-29386, 2000.

  113. Turco, R. P., J. X. Zhao and F. Yu, Tropospheric sulfate aerosol formation via ion-ion recombination, J. Air Waste Manag. Assoc., 50, 902-907, 2000.

  114. 1999

  115. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, Evolution of aircraft-generated volatile particles in the far wake regime: Potential contributions to ambient CCN/IN, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 1703-1706, 1999. (abstract) ( pdf paper)

  116. Yu, F., R. P. Turco, and B. Kärcher, The possible role of organics in the formation and evolution of ultrafine aircraft particles, J. Geophy. Res., 104, 4079-4087, 1999. (abstract) ( pdf paper)

  117. Turco, R. P., and F. Yu, Particle size distribution in an expanding plume undergoing simultaneous coagulation and condensation, J. Geophy. Res., 104, 19,227-19,242, 1999.

  118. 1998

  119. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, Contrail formation and impacts on aerosol properties in aircraft plumes: Effects of fuel sulfur content, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 313-316, 1998. (abstract) ( pdf paper)

  120. Kärcher, B., B., F. Yu, F. P. Schroeder, and R. P. Turco, Ultrafine aerosol particles in aircraft plumes: Analysis of growth mechanisms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 2793-2796, 1998.

  121. Turco, R. P., and F. Yu, Aerosol size distribution in a coagulating plume: Analytical behavior and modeling applications, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 927-930, 1998.

  122. Yu, F., R. P. Turco, B. Kaercher, and F. P. Schroeder, On the mechanisms controlling the formation and properties of volatile particles in aircraft wakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 3839-3842, 1998. (abstract) ( pdf paper)

  123. Turco, R. P., J. X. Zhao and F. Yu, A new source of tropospheric aerosols: Ion-ion recombination, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 635-638, 1998.

  124. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, The formation and evolution of aerosols in stratospheric aircraft plumes: Numerical simulations and comparisons with observations, J. Geophy. Res., 103, 25,915-25,934, 1998. (abstract)

  125. 1997

  126. Turco, R. P., and F. Yu, Aerosol invariance in expanding coagulating plumes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1223-1226, 1997.

  127. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, The role of ions in the formation and evolution of particles in aircraft plumes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1927-1930, 1997. (abstract) ( pdf paper)

  1. Nadykto, A. B., and F. Yu, Thermochemistry of Nucleating Clusters: A Bridge between the Quantum World and Planetary Atmosphere, chapter in << Thermochemistry and Advances in Chemistry Research>>, ISBN: 978-1-60692-376-4, NOVA Publishers, 2009.

  2. Nadykto, A. B., and F. Yu, Current Trends in the Thermo-chemistry of Atmospheric Nucleation Cluster, in << The rmochemistry and Advances in Chemistry Research>>, ISBN: 978-1-60692-376-4, NOVA Publishers, 2009.

  3. Tinsley, B. A., and F. Yu, Atmospheric Ionization and Clouds as Links between Solar Activity and Climate, pp321-340, in << Solar Variability and its Effect on Climate>>, editors: J. M. Pap and P. Fox, Geophy. Monograph Series Vol. 141, 2004. (pdf paper)


  1. Yu, F., and R. P. Turco, Charging State of Freshly Nucleated Particles: Implication for Nucleation Mechanisms, in Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, C. D. O'Dowd and P. E. Wagner (eds.), p392-396, Springer 2007. ( pdf file)

  2. Yu, F., Z. Wang, and R. P. Turco, Ion-Mediated Nucleation As An Important Source of Global Tropospheric Aerosols, in Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, C. D. O'Dowd and P. E. Wagner (eds.), p938-942, Springer 2007. ( pdf file)

  3. Nadykto, A., and F. Yu, Thermochemistry of (H2SO4)m(H2O)n(NH3)k: A DFT study, in Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, C. D. O'Dowd and P. E. Wagner (eds.), p297-301, Springer 2007. ( pdf file)

  4. Nadykto, A., and F. Yu, Stabilization of H2SO4-H2O Clusters by Organic Acids, in Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, C. D. O'Dowd and P. E. Wagner (eds.), p321-325, Springer 2007. ( pdf file)

  5. Du., H., A. Nadykto, and F. Yu, Water Homogeneous Nucleation: Model with Quantum-BasedImportance of Clustering Thermodynamics, in Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, C. D. O'Dowd and P. E. Wagner (eds.), p167-171, Springer 2007. ( pdf file)

  6. Yu, F., On the mechanisms controlling the formation of nanoparticles in vehicular engine exhaust, J. Aerosol Sci., 34 (S1), S527-528, 2003.

  7. Yu, F., Nucleation rate of particles in the lower atmosphere: time needed to reach pseudo-steady state and sensitivity to H2SO4 gas concentration, J. Aerosol Sci., 34 (S2), S1397-1398, 2003.

  8. Nadykto, A. B., Yu, F., Uptake of polar vapor molecules by charged ultrafine particles, J. Aerosol Sci., 34 (S2), S995-996, 2003.

  9. Nadykto, A. B., Yu, F.,Polar molecule-ion interaction: an improvement of the classical Kelvin-Thomson equation, J. Aerosol Sci., 34 (S1), S625-626, 2003.

  10. Yu, F., Processes and parameters controlling motor vehicle ultrafine particle emissions: numerical simulations and comparisons with observations, in proceeding of 82nd AMS Annual meeting--4th conference on atmospheric chemistry: Urban, regional, and global scale impacts of air pollutants, 2001.

  11. Yu, F., On the mechanism controlling atmospheric particle formation, J. Aerosol Sci., 32 (S1), S603-604, 2001.

  12. Yu, F., Cosmic rays, particle formation, natural variability of global cloudiness, and climate implications, in proceeding of Workshop on Ion-Aerosol-Cloud Interactions, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, April 18-20, 2001.

  13. Kärcher, B., R.P. Turco, and F. Yu, Predicting ultrafine particle emissions from jet aircraft at cruise altitudes, Proceed. of the European Workshop on Aviation, Aerosols, Contrails and Cirrus Clouds, Eds.: U. Schumann and G.T. Amanatidis, Air Pollution Research Report Nr. 74,Commission of the European Communities,145-148, 2001.

  14. Kärcher, B., R.P. Turco, F. Yu, M.Y. Danilin, D.K. Weisenstein, R.C. Miake-Lye, and R. Busen New particle formation in aircraft exhaust plumes, Proceed. European Aerosol Conference 2000, J. Aerosol Sci., 31 (S1), S170-S171, 2000.

  15. Turco, R. P., and F. Yu, Tropospheric Aerosol Formation: Processes, Observations and Simulations, Proc. NATO ASI, Ozone and Aerosols, Kolympari, Crete, Greece, May 15-24, 1999.


  1. Yu, F., A Study of the Formation and Evolution of Aerosols and Contrails in Aircraft Wakes: Development, Validation and Application of an Advanced Particle Microphysics (APM) Model, Doctoral Dissertation, UCLA, 1998.

  2. Yu, F., The Treatment of Water cycle in the Regional Acid Deposition Model, Masters thesis, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 1994.

  3. Yu, F., Some Optical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols, B.S. thesis, Peking University, China, 1991.

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