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  1. Zhang, Y., Yu, F., Luo, G., Fan, J., and Liu, S.: Impacts of long-range transported mineral dust on summertime convective cloud and precipitation: a case study over the Taiwan region, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint],, in review, 2021.

  2. Nair, A. A., Yu, F., Campuzano-Jost, P., DeMott, P. J., Levin, E. J. T. L., Jimenez, J. L., ... & Peng, Q. Machine learning uncovers aerosol size information from chemistry and meteorology to quantify potential cloud-forming particles. Geophysical Research Letters, under review, DOI: 10.21203/, 2021.

  3. Lu, Gongda, Eloise A. Marais, Tuan V. Vu, Jingsha Xu, Zongbo Shi, James D. Lee, Qiang Zhang, Lu Shen, Gan Luo, and Fangqun Yu, Assessment of strict autumn-winter emission controls on air quality in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., under review, 2021.

  4. Zhai, Shixian, Daniel J. Jacob, Jared F. Brewer, Ke Li, Jonathan M. Moch, Jhoon Kim, Seoyoung Lee, Hyunkwang Lim, Hyun Chul Lee, Su Keun Kuk, Rokjin J. Park, Jaein I. Jeong, Xuan Wang, Pengfei Liu, Gan Luo, Fangqun Yu, Jun Meng, Randall V. Martin, Katherine R. Travis, Johnathan W. Hair, Bruce E. Anderson, Jack E. Dibb, Jose L. Jimenez, Pedro Campuzano-Jost, Benjamin A. Nault, Jung-Hun Woo, Younha Kim, Qiang Zhang, and Hong Liao, Interpretation of geostationary satellite aerosol optical depth (AOD) over East Asia in relation to fine particulate matter (PM2.5): insights from the KORUS-AQ aircraft campaign and seasonality, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., under review, 2021.

  5. Shen, X., Sun, J., Yu, F., Wang, Y., Zhong, J., Zhang, Y., Hu, X., Xia, C., Zhang, S., and Zhang, X.: Enhancement of nanoparticle formation and growth during the COVID-19 lockdown period in urban Beijing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7039-7052,, 2021.

  6. Liu, L., Yu, F., Tu, K., Yang, Z., and Zhang, X.: Influence of atmospheric conditions on the role of trifluoroacetic acid in atmospheric sulfuric acid-dimethylamine nucleation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6221-6230,, 2021.

  7. Zhai, S., D. Jacob, X. Wang , Z. Liu , T. Wen , V. Shah , K. Li , J. Moch , K. Bates , S. Song , L. Shen , Y. Zhang , G. Luo , F. Yu , Y. Sun , L. Wang , M. Qi , J. Tao , K. Gui , H. Xu , Q. Zhang , T. Zhao , H. C. Lee , H. Choi , H. Liao, Controlling particulate nitrate pollution in China, Nature Geo., accepted, 2021.

  8. Liu, L., F. Yu , L. Du , Z. Yang , J. Francisco, and X. Zhang, Rapid sulfuric acid-dimethylamine nucleation enhanced by nitric acid in polluted regions, Nature Geo., PNAS, accepted, 2021.

  9. Mao, J., Y. Zhang, F. Yu, A. A. Nair, Q. Yu, L. Wang, W. Ma, and L. Chen, On the ship particle number emission index: Size-resolved 1microphysics and key controlling parameters, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, doi: 10.1029/2020JD034427, in press,, 2021.

  10. McDuffie, E. E., R. V. Martin, J. V. Spadaro, R. Burnett, S. J. Smith, P. O Rourke, M. S. Hammer, A. van Donkelaar, L. Bindle, V. Shah, L.t Jaegle, G. Luo, F. Yu, J. A. Adeniran, J. Lin & M. Brauer, Source sector and fuel contributions to ambient PM2.5 and attributable mortality across multiple spatial scales, Nature Communications, 12, 3594, 2021.

  11. Chen, X., Yu, F., Yang, W., Sun, Y., Chen, H., Du, W., Zhao, J., Wei, Y., Wei, L., Du, H., Wang, Z., Wu, Q., Li, J., An, J., and Wang, Z.: Global–regional nested simulation of particle number concentration by combing microphysical processes with an evolving organic aerosol module, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9343-9366,, 2021.

  12. Zhang, Y., Cai, Y.J., Yu, F., Luo, G., Chou, C.C.K.. Seasonal Variations and Long-term Trend of Mineral Dust Aerosols over the Taiwan Region. Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 2021.

  13. Jia, H., X. Ma, F. Yu, and J. Quaas, Significant underestimation of radiative forcing by aerosol-cloud interactions derived from satellite-based methods, Nature Communications, 12, 3649, 2021. (link to the paper)

  14. Nair, A., and F. Yu, Using machine learning to derive cloud condensation nuclei number concentrations from commonly available measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12853-12869,, 2020. (link to the paper)

  15. Zhang, Y., F. Yu, G. Luo, J.P. Chen, and C. Chou, Significant impact of mineral dust on summer-time precipitation over the Taiwan region, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125(19), e2020JD033120,, 2020.

  16. Nair, A.A.; Yu, F. Quantification of Atmospheric Ammonia Concentrations: A Review of Its Measurement and Modeling, Atmosphere, 11, 1092. 2020. (link to the paper)

  17. Cao, H.; Henze, D.; Shephard, M.; Dammers, E.; Cady-Pereira, K.; Alvarado, M.; Lonsdale, C.; Luo, G.; Yu, F.; Zhu, L.; Danielson, C.; Edgerton, E.: Inverse modeling of NH3 sources using CrIS remote sensing measurements, Environmental Research Letters, 15, 104082, 2020.

  18. Luo, G., Yu, F., and Moch, J. M.: Further improvement of wet process treatments in GEOS-Chem v12.6.0: impact on global distributions of aerosols and aerosol precursors, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 2879-2903,, 2020. (link to the paper)

  19. Mao, J., Y. Zhang, F. Yu, J. Chen, J. Sun, S. Wang, Z. Zou, J. Zhou, Q. Yu, W. Ma, L. Chen, Simulating the impacts of ship emissions on coastal air quality: Importance of a high-resolution emission inventory relative to cruise- and land-based observations, Science of the Total Environment, 138454,, 2020.

  20. Yu, F., Nadykto, A. B., Luo, G., and Herb, J.: H2SO4-H2O binary and H2SO4-H2O-NH3 ternary homogeneous and ion-mediated nucleation: lookup tables version 1.0 for 3-D modeling application, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 2663-2670,, 2020.

  21. Travis, K. R., Heald, C. L., Allen, H. M., Apel, E. C., Arnold, S. R., Blake, D. R., Brune, W. H., Chen, X., Commane, R., Crounse, J. D., Daube, B. C., Diskin, G. S., Elkins, J. W., Evans, M. J., Hall, S. R., Hintsa, E. J., Hornbrook, R. S., Kasibhatla, P. S., Kim, M. J., Luo, G., McKain, K., Millet, D. B., Moore, F. L., Peischl, J., Ryerson, T. B., Sherwen, T., Thames, A. B., Ullmann, K., Wang, X., Wennberg, P. O., Wolfe, G. M., and Yu, F.: Constraining remote oxidation capacity with ATom observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7753-7781,, 2020.

  22. Yu, F., Luo, G., Nair, A., Schwab, J. J., Sherman, J. P., and Zhang, Y.: Wintertime New Particle Formation and Its Contribution to Cloud Condensation Nuclei in the Northeastern United States, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 2591-2601,, 2020. (link to the paper)

  23. Zhao, X., Liu, Y., Yu, F., Heidinger, A. K., and K. Saha, Climatology Perspective of Sensitive Regimes and Active Regions of Aerosol Indirect Effect for Cirrus Clouds over the Global Oceans, Remote Sens., 12, 823, doi:10.3390/rs12050823, 2020.

  24. 2019

  25. Jia, H., X. Ma, F. Yu, Y. Liu, and Y. Yin, Distinct Impacts of Increased Aerosols on Cloud Droplet Number Concentration of Stratus/Stratocumulus and Cumulus, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 13,517-13,525., 2019. (link to the paper)

  26. Williamson, C. J., A. Kupc, D. Axisa, K. R. Bilsback, T. Bui, P. Campuzano-Jost, M. Dollner, K. D. Froyd, A. L. Hodshire, J. L. Jimenez, J. K. Kodros, G. Luo, D. M. Murphy, B. A. Nault, E. A. Ray, B. Weinzierl, J. C. Wilson, F. Yu, P. Yu, J. R. Pierce, C. A. Brock, A Large Source of Cloud Condensation Nuclei from New Particle Formation in the Tropics, Nature, 574, 399-403, 2019. (link to the paper)

  27. Prenni, A.J., J.L. Hand, W.C. Malm, S. Copeland, G. Luo, F. Yu, N. Taylor, L. Russell, and B.A. Schichtel, An examination of the algorithm for estimating light extinction from IMPROVE particle speciation data, Atmos. Environ.,214, 116880,, 2019. (link to the paper)

  28. Zhang, Y., G. Luo, and F. Yu, Seasonal variations and long-term trend of dust particle number concentration over the Northeastern United States, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124,13,140-13,155., 2019. (link to the paper)

  29. Luo, G., Yu, F., and Schwab, J.: Revised treatment of wet scavenging processes dramatically improves GEOS-Chem 12.0.0 simulations of surface nitric acid, nitrate, and ammonium over the United States, Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 3439-3447,, 2019. (link to the paper)

  30. Yu, F., Aerosol formation assumptions reassessed, Nature, News and Views, 565, 574-575, 2019. (link to the paper)

  31. Zhu, J., J. E. Penner, F. Yu, S. Sillman, M. O. Andreae & H. Coe, Decrease in radiative forcing by organic aerosol nucleation, climate, and land use change, Nature Communications, 10:423,, 2019.

  32. Gaudet, L. C., K. J. Sulia, F. Yu, and G. Luo, Sensitivity of Lake-Effect Cloud Microphysical Processes to Ice Crystal Habit and Nucleation during OWLeS IOP4, J. of Climate, 76, 3411-3434,, 2019. (link to the paper)

  33. Tian, R., X. Ma, H. Jia, F. Yu, T. Sha, Y. Zan, Aerosol radiative effects on tropospheric photochemistry with GEOS-Chem simulations, Atmospheric Environment 208, 82-94, 2019.

  34. Fanourgakis, G. S., Kanakidou, M., Nenes, A., Bauer, S. E., Bergman, T., Carslaw, K. S., Grini, A., Hamilton, D. S., Johnson, J. S., Karydis, V. A., Kirkevag, A., Kodros, J. K., Lohmann, U., Luo, G., Makkonen, R., Matsui, H., Neubauer, D., Pierce, J. R., Schmale, J., Stier, P., Tsigaridis, K., van Noije, T., Wang, H., Watson-Parris, D., Westervelt, D. M., Yang, Y., Yoshioka, M., Daskalakis, N., Decesari, S., Gysel Beer, M., Kalivitis, N., Liu, X., Mahowald, N. M., Myriokefalitakis, S., Schrodner, R., Sfakianaki, M., Tsimpidi, A. P., Wu, M., and Yu, F.: Evaluation of global simulations of aerosol particle number and cloud condensation nuclei, and implications for cloud droplet formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8591-8617,, 2019. (link to the paper)

  35. Nair, A., Yu, F., and G. Luo, Spatio-seasonal Variations of Atmospheric Ammonia over the United States: Comprehensive Model-Observation Comparison, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 6571-6582., 2019. (link to the paper)

  36. 2018

  37. Yu, F., Nadykto, A. B., Herb, J., Luo, G., Nazarenko, K. M., and Uvarova, L. A.: H2SO4-H2O-NH3 ternary ion-mediated nucleation (TIMN): Kinetic-based model and comparison with CLOUD measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,18, 17451-17474,, 2018. (link to the paper)

  38. Ma, X., H. Jia, F. Yu, and J. Quaas, Opposite Aerosol-Cloud Correlations over major Industrial Regions and their Adjacent Oceans, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 5771-5778, 2018GL077562, 2018.

  39. Mao, J., Yu, F., Zhang, Y., An, J., Wang, L., Zheng, J., Yao, L., Luo, G., Ma, W., Yu, Q., Huang, C., Li, L., and Chen, L.: High resolution modeling of gaseous methylamines over a polluted region in China: Source-dependent emissions and implications to spatial variations, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,, 2018.

  40. Yu, F., A. Nair, and G. Luo, Long term trend of gaseous ammonia in US: Modeling and comparison with observations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, 8315-8325, 2018. (link to the paper)

  41. Nadykto, A., J. Herb, F. Yu, and K. Nazarenko, Clustering of highly oxidized organic acid with atmospheric NO3− and HSO4− ions and neutral species, Chemical Physics Letters, 706, 175-181, 2018. (link to the paper)

  42. Herb, J., A. Nadykto, A., K. Nazarenko, N. Korobov, and F. Yu, Clustering of sulfuric acid, bisulfate ion and organonitrate C10H15O10N: Thermodynamics and atmospheric implications, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1133, 40-46, 2018. (link to the paper)

  43. 2017

  44. Zhao, X., Liu, Y., Yu, F. & Heidinger, A. K., Using Long-term Satellite Observations to Identify Sensitive Regimes and Active Regions of Aerosol Indirect Effects for Liquid Clouds over Global Oceans. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122., 2017.

  45. Sand, M., Samset, B. H., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S., Bellouin, N., Berntsen, T. K., Bian, H., Chin, M., Diehl, T., Easter, R., Ghan, S. J., Iversen, T., Kirkevåg, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Lin, G., Liu, X., Luo, G., Myhre, G., Noije, T. V., Penner, J. E., Schulz, M., Seland, Ø., Skeie, R. B., Stier, P., Takemura, T., Tsigaridis, K., Yu, F., Zhang, K., and Zhang, H.: Aerosols at the poles: an AeroCom Phase II multi-model evaluation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12197-12218,, 2017.

  46. Chen, X.; Z. Wang; F. Yu; Z. Pan; J. Li; B. Ge; Z. Wang; M. Hu; W. Yang; H. Chen, Estimation of atmospheric aging time of black carbon particles in the polluted atmosphere over central-eastern China using microphysical process analysis in regional chemical transport model, Atmospheric Environment, 163, 44-56, 2017.

  47. Yu, F., Luo, G., Nadykto, A. B., and Herb, J.: Impact of temperature dependence on the possible contribution of organics to new particle formation in the atmosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4997-5005,, 2017. (link to the paper)

  48. 2016

  49. 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.

  50. 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.

  51. 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)

  52. 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.

  53. 2015

  54. 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)

  55. 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)

  56. 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)

  57. 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)

  58. 2014

  59. 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)

  60. 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)

  61. 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)

  62. 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)

  63. 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.

  64. 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)

  65. 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., Kirkevag, A., Koch, D., Kokkola, H., Lee, Y. H, Lin, G., Liu, X., Luo, G., Ma, X., Mann, G. W., Mihalopoulos, N., Morcrette, J.-J., Muller, 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, O., 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)

  66. 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)

  67. 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)

  68. 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)

  69. 2013

  70. 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)

  71. 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)

  72. 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)

  73. 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.

  74. 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., Kirkevag, 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, O., 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)

  75. 2012

  76. 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)

  77. 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)

  78. 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)

  79. 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)

  80. 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)

  81. 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)

  82. 2011

  83. 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)

  84. 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)

  85. 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)

  86. 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)

  87. 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)

  88. 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)

  89. 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)

  90. 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)

  91. 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)

  92. 2010

  93. 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)

  94. 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)

  95. 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)

  96. 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)

  97. 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)

  98. 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)

  99. 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)

  100. 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)

  101. 2009

  102. 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)

  103. 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)

  104. 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)

  105. 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)

  106. 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)

  107. 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.

  108. Karcher, 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)

  109. 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 )

  110. 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)

  111. 2008

  112. 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)

  113. 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)

  114. 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 )

  115. 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)

  116. 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)

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

  118. 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)

  119. 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)

  120. 2007

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

  122. Karcher, B., O. Mohler, 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)

  123. 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.

  124. 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)

  125. 2006

  126. 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)

  127. 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.

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

  129. 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)

  130. 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)

  131. 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)

  132. 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)

  133. 2005

  134. 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)

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

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

  137. 2004

  138. 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).

  139. 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)

  140. 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.

  141. 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)

  142. 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.

  143. 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)

  144. 2003

  145. 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.

  146. 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)

  147. 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)

  148. 2002

  149. 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)

  150. 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)

  151. 2001

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

  153. 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)

  154. 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)

  155. 2000

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

  157. Karcher, 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.

  158. 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.

  159. 1999

  160. 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)

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

  162. 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.

  163. 1998

  164. 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)

  165. Karcher, 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.

  166. 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.

  167. 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)

  168. 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.

  169. 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)

  170. 1997

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

  172. 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., 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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