Selected Publications

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Topic: Aerosol Optical Characterization and Radiative Forcing

29)Ellis, A., Edwards, R., Saunders, M., Chakrabarty, R. K., Subramanian, R., van Riessen, A., … van Ommen, T. D. (2015). Characterizing black carbon in rain and ice cores using coupled tangential flow filtration and transmission electron microscopy. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8(9), 3959-3969

28) Chakrabarty, R.K., N. Beres, H. Moosmuller, S. China, C. Mazzoleni, L. Liu, and M. I. Mishchenko (2014), Soot superaggregates from flaming wildfires and their direct radiative forcing. Nat Sci. Rep., 4(5508), pp 1-8

27) Ehlers K. M., R. K. Chakrabarty, and H. Moosmüller (2013). “Blue Moon and Martian Sunsets”. Applied Optics 53 (9), 1808-1819

26) Lack D., G. McMeeking, R. K. Chakrabarty, H. Moosmüller , and D. Baumgardner (2013, invited). “Characterizing Elemental, Equivalent Black, and Refractory Black Carbon Aerosol Particles: A Review of Techniques, Their Limitations and Uncertainties.” Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 406 (1), 99-122

25) Chakrabarty, R. K., S. Pervez, J.C. Chow, J. G. Watson, S. Dewangan, J. Robles, and G. Tian (2014). “Funeral Pyres in India: Brown Carbon Aerosol Emissions and Climate Impacts”. Environ. Sci. Technol. Letters, DOI: 10.1021/ez4000669
(This work was highlighted by the Chemical and Engineering News, Nature Publication Group, Climatewire, and several newspapers worldwide).

24) Chakrabarty, R. K., I. J. Arnold, D.M. Francisco, B. Hatchett, F. Hosseinpour, M. Loria, A. Pokharel, and B. M. Woody (2013). Black and brown carbon fractal aggregates from combustion of two fuels widely used in Asian rituals. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer., 122, 25–30.
(This work was the 5th “Most Downloaded” article from the journal website between the period April and June 2013)

23) Moosmüller, H., J. P. Engelbrecht, M. Skiba, G. Frey, R. K. Chakrabarty, and W. P. Arnott (2012). Single Scattering Albedo of Fine Mineral Dust Aerosols Controlled by Iron Concentration. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, D11210, doi:10.1029/2011JD016909 (10 pages).
(This work was listed as one of the top 20 “Most Popular” articles by Journal of Geophysical Research between the period June and August 2012)

22) Chakrabarty, R. K., M. A. Garro, E. M. Wilcox, and H. Moosmüller (2012). “Strong Radiative Heating due to Wintertime Black Carbon Aerosols in the Brahmaputra River Valley”. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL051148 (5 pages).
(This work was highlighted by the Nature Publication Group and several Asian newspapers and reports.)

21) Moosmüller, H. and R. K. Chakrabarty (2011). “Technical Note: Simple Analytical Relationships between Ångström Coefficients of Aerosol Extinction, Scattering, Absorption, and Single Scattering Albedo”. Atm. Chem. Phys., 11, 10677-10680.

20) Moosmüller, H., R. K. Chakrabarty, K. M. Ehlers, and W. P. Arnott (2011). “Absorption Ångström Coefficient, Brown Carbon, and Aerosols: Basic Concepts, Bulk Matter, and Spherical Particles”. Atm. Chem. Phys., 11, 1217-1225

19) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, L.-W. A. Chen, K. Lewis, W. P. Arnott, C. Mazzoleni, M. Dubey, C. E. Wold, W. M. Hao, and S. M. Kreidenweis (2010). “Brown Carbon in Tar Balls from Smoldering Biomass Combustion”. Atm. Chem. Phys., 10, 6363-6370.

18) Moosmüller, H., R. K. Chakrabarty, and W. P. Arnott (2009, invited). “Aerosol Light Absorption and its Measurement: A Review”. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 110, 844-878.
(This work is the 5th most-cited of all articles published by the journal and 4th most downloaded articles among Elsevier Astronomy and Astrophysics journal series during the past five years.)

17) Lewis, K. A., W. P. Arnott, H. Moosmüller, R. K. Chakrabarty, C. M. Carrico, S. M. Kreidenweis, D. E. Day, W. C. Malm, A. Laskin, J. L. Jimenez, I. M. Ulbrich, J. A. Huffman, T. B. Onasch, A. Trimborn, L. Lui, and M. I. Mishchenko (2009). “Reduction in Biomass Burning Aerosol Light Absorption upon Humidification: Roles of Inorganically-Induced Hygroscopicity, Particle Collapse, and Photoacoustic Heat and Mass Transfer”. Atm. Chem. Phys., 9, 8949-8966.

16) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, W. P. Arnott, M. A. Garro, J. G. Slowik, E. S. Cross, J.-H. Han, P. Davidovits, T. B. Onasch, and D. R. Worsnop (2007). “Light Scattering and Absorption by Fractal-Like Carbonaceous Chain Aggregates: Comparison of Experiment and Approximate Calculations”. Appl. Opt., 46, 6990-7006.

15) Slowik, J. G., E. S. Cross, J.-H. Han, P. Davidovits, T. B. Onasch, J. T. Jayne, L. R. Williams, M. R. Canagaratna, D. R. Worsnop, R. K. Chakrabarty, H. Moosmüller, W. P. Arnott, J. P. Schwarz, R.-S. Gao, D. W. Fahey, G. L. Kok, and A. Petzold (2007). “An Inter-Comparison of Instruments Measuring Black Carbon Content of Soot Particles”. Aerosol Sci. Tech., 41, 295-314.

(This article is the most-cited article between 2007 and 2009 in Aerosol Science and Technology.)

Topic: Aerosol Mechanics, Engineering, and Morphology Characterization

14) Chakrabarty, R.K., I. V. Novosselov, N. Beres, H. Moosmuller, C.M. Sorensen, and C. B. Stipe (2014), Trapping and aerogelation of nanoparticles in negative gravity hydrocarbon flames. App. Phys. Lett., 104 (24), pp. 243103 (1-4)

13) Arnold, I.A., Cory Berger, Hans Moosmuller, Noopur Sharma, C. Mazzoleni, and R.K. Chakrabarty (2013). “The Iron Lung: A Device for the Continuous Delivery of Fine Particulate Matter”. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85 (2), 025105

12) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, M. A. Garro, and C. B. Stipe (2012). “Observation of Superaggregates from a Reversed Gravity Low-Sooting Flame”. (Aerosol Research Letter), Aerosol Sci. Tech., 46:1, i-iii
(Aerosol Research Letters (ARL) are short papers that, in the Editors’ and Reviewers’ opinions, describe especially significant developments in field of aerosol science. Acceptance rate for ARL is less than 10%)

11) Chakrabarty, R. K., M. A. Garro, B. A. Garro, S. Chancellor, H. Moosmüller, and C. M. Herald (2011). “Simulation of Aggregates with Point-Contacting Monomers in the Cluster–Dilute Regime. Part 2: Comparison of Two- and Three-Dimensional Structural Properties as a Function of Fractal Dimension”. Aerosol Sci. Tech., 45, 893-898.

10) Chakrabarty, R. K., M. A. Garro, B. A. Garro, S. Chancellor, H. Moosmüller, and C. M. Herald (2011). “Simulation of Aggregates with Point-Contacting Monomers in the Cluster–Dilute Regime. Part 1: Determining the Most Reliable Technique for Obtaining Three-Dimensional Fractal Dimension from Two-Dimensional Images”. Aerosol Sci. Tech., 45, 75-80.

9) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, W. P. Arnott, M. A. Garro, G. Tian, J. G. Slowik, E. S. Cross, J.-H. Han, P. Davidovits, T. B. Onasch, and D. R. Worsnop. (2010). Reply to Comment on “Low Fractal Dimension Cluster-Dilute Soot Aggregates from a Premixed Flame”. Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 119602.

8) Chakrabarty, R. K., M. A. Garro, S. Chancellor, C. Herald, and H. Moosmüller (2009). “FracMAP: A User-Interactive Package for Performing Simulation and Orientation-Specific Morphology Analysis of Fractal-Like Solid Nano-Agglomerates”. Comp. Phys. Comm., 180, 1376-1381.

7) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, W. P. Arnott, M. A. Garro, G. Tian, J. G. Slowik, E. S. Cross, J.-H. Han, P. Davidovits, T. B. Onasch, and D. R. Worsnop. (2009). “Low Fractal Dimension Cluster-Dilute Soot Aggregates from a Premixed Flame”. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 235504 (4 pages).
(This work was highlighted by the Materials Research Society Bulletin, the Physical Review Focus, and several science websites and blogs)

6) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, M. A. Garro, W. P. Arnott, J. G. Slowik, E. S. Cross, J.-H. Han, P. Davidovits, T. B. Onasch, and D. R. Worsnop (2008). “Morphology Based Particle Segregation by Electrostatic Charge”. J. Aerosol Sci., 39, 785-792.
(This work was one of the top 25 hottest articles published in the journal between the period July and September 2008.)

5) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, W. P. Arnott, M. A. Garro, and J. W. Walker (2006). “Structural and Fractal Properties of Particles Emitted by Spark Ignition Engines”. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40, 6647- 6654.

4) Chakrabarty, R. K., H. Moosmüller, M. A. Garro, W. P. Arnott, J. W. Walker, R. A. Susott, R. E. Babbitt, C. E. Wold, E. N. Lincoln, and W. M. Hao (2006). “Emissions from the Laboratory Combustion of Wildland Fuels: Particle Morphology and Size”. J. Geophys. Res., 111, D07204, doi:10.1029/2005JD006659.


Topic: Organic Emissions from South Asian rituals and cultural practices

3) Dewangan, S., R.K. Chakrabarty, B. Zielinska, and S. Pervez (2013). “Emission of volatile organic compounds from religious and ritual activities in India”. Environ. Mon. Assess., DOI: 10.1007/s10661-013-3250-z
(This work was highlighted by the Nature Publication Group and several Asian and British newspapers)

2) S. Pervez, R.K. Chakrabarty, S. Dewangan, and B. Zielinska, and (2013). “Uncharted sources of particle bound PAHs from South Asia: Religious and Ritual burning practices”. Atmospheric Pollution Research 5 (2)

1) Dewangan, S., R.K. Chakrabarty, B. Zielinska, and S. Pervez (2013). “Indoor VOCs from religious and ritual burning practices in India”. Aerosol and Air Quality Res., 14, 1418-1430