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Peer-reviewed Publications


from the Huffman Group                                                             

2023 (2)

[64] Pöhlker, M. L., Pöhlker, C., Krüger, O. O., Förster, J-D., Berkemeier, T., Elbert, W., Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Pöschl, U., Gholamhossein, B., Bodenschatz, E., Huffman, J. A., Scheithauer, S., Mikhailov, E.: Respiratory aerosols and droplets in the transmission of infectious diseases, Reviews of Modern Physics, 95, 045001, doi: 10.1103/RevModPhys.95.0450012023, 2023. Received: Apr. 9, 2021; Publ.: Oct. 12, 2023 Article, Twitter thread summary

[63] Alhalwani, A. Y., Davey, R. L., , Repine, J. E., and Huffman, J. A. *: L-ergothioneine reduces nitration of lactoferrin and loss of antibacterial activity associated with nitrosative stress, Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, 34, 101447, 2023. Online: Mar. 11, 2023. Article

2022 (4)

[62] Swanson, B., Freeman, M., Rezgui, S., and Huffman, J. A.*: Pollen classification using a single particle fluorescence spectroscopy technique, Aerosol Science and Technology, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2022.2142510, 2022. Publ.: Nov. 7, 2022. Article

[61] McNeill, V. F., Corsi, R., Huffman, J. A., King, C., Klein, R., Lamore, M., Maeng, D. Y., Miller, S. M., Ng, N. L., Olsiewski, P., Pollitt, K. J. G., Segalman, R., Sessions, A., Squires, T., and Westgate, S.: Room-level ventilation in schools and universities, Atmospheric Environment X, 13, 2022. Article     


[60] Day, D. A., Campuzano-Jost, P., Nault, B. A., Palm, B. B., Hu, W. , Guo, H., Wooldridge, P. J., Cohen, R. C., Docherty, K. S., Huffman, J. A., de Sá, S., Martin, S. T., and Jimenez, J. L.: A systematic re-evaluation of methods for quantification of bulk particle-phase organic nitrates using real-time aerosol mass spectrometry, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 15(2), 459-483, 2022. Publ.: Jan. 27, 2022 Article Suppl Info Peer Review


[59] Davey, Rachel L., Mattson, Erick J., and Huffman, J. A.*: Heterogeneous nitration reaction of BSA protein with urban air: improvements in experimental methodology:, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, doi:10.1007/s00216-021-03820-8, 2022. Publ.: Jan. 11, 2022 Article


2021 (1)

[58] Janssen, R. H. H, Heald, C. L., Steiner, A. L., Perring, A. E., Huffman, J. A., Robinson, E. S., Twohy, C. H., and Ziemba, L. D.: Drivers of the fungal spore bioaerosol budget: observational analysis and global modeling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi: 10.5194/acp-21-4381-2021, 21,4381-4401, 2021. Article, Suppl., Info., Peer Review


2020 (2)

[57] Swanson, B. E. and Huffman, J. A.*: Pollen clustering strategies using a newly developed single-particle fluorescence spectrometer, Aerosol Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1080/02786826.2019.1711357, 2020. 1-20, 2020. Article


[56] Alhalwani, A. Y., Davey, R. L., Kaul, N., Barbee, S. A., and Huffman, J. A.*: : Modification of lactoferrin by peroxynitrite reduces its antibacterial activity and changes protein structure, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 88, 166-174, 2020. Publ Online: Nov. 11, 2019 Article Addendum (affiliation update)


2019 (4)

[55] Šantl-Temkiv, T., Sikoparija, B., Maki, T., Carotenuto, F., Amato, P., Yao, M., Morris, C. E., Schnell, R., Jaenicke, R., Pöhlker, C., DeMott, P. J., Hill, T. C. J., and Huffman, J. A.*: Bioaerosol field measurements: Challenges and perspectives in outdoor studies, Aerosol Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1080/02786826.2019.1676395, 2019. 1-27, 2019. Publ: Nov. 11, 2019 Article


[54] Huffman, J. A.*, Perring, A. E., Savage, N. J., Clot, B., Crouzy, B., Tummon, F., Shoshanim, O., Damit, B., Schneider, J., Sivaprakasam, V., Zawadowicz, M. A., Crawford, I., Gallagher, M., Topping, D., Doughty, D. C., Hill, S. C., and Pan, Y.: Real-time sensing of bioaerosols: Review and current perspectives, Aerosol Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1080/02786826.2019.1664724, 2019. 1-31, 2019. Publ: Sept. 27, 2019 Article


[53] Duflot, V., Tulet, P., Flores, O., Barthe, C., Colomb, A., Deguillaume, L., Vaïtilingom, M., Perring, A., Huffman, J. A., Hernandez, M. T., Sellegri, K., Robinson, E., O'Connor, D. J., Gomez, O. M., Burnet, F., Bourrianne, T., Strasberg, D., Rocco, M., Bertram, A. K., Chazette, P., Totems, J., Fournel, J., Stamenoff, P., Metzger, J.-M., Chabasset, M., Rousseau, C., Bourrianne, E., Sancelme, M., Delort, A.-M., Wegener, R. E., Chou, C., and Elizondo, P.: Preliminary results from the FARCE 2015 campaign: multidisciplinary study of the forest–gas–aerosol–cloud system on the tropical island of La Réunion, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10591–10618,, 2019. Publ: Aug. 21, 2019 PDF, Article 


[52] Könemann, T., Savage, N., Klimach, T., Walter, D., Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Su, H., Pöschl, U., Huffman, J. A.*, and Pöhlker, C.: Spectral Intensity Bioaerosol Sensor (SIBS): an instrument for spectrally resolved fluorescence detection of single particles in real time, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1337-1363,, 2019. Publ: Feb. 28, 2019  PDF, Suppl. Info, Online Version


2018 (4)

[51] Savage, N. J. and Huffman, J. A.*: Evaluation of a hierarchical agglomerative clustering method applied to WIBS laboratory data for improved discrimination of biological particles by comparing data preparation techniques, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4929-4942,, 2018. Publ: Aug. 30, 2018  PDF, Peer Review


[50] Könemann, T., Savage, N. J., Huffman, J. A.*, and Pöhlker, C.: Characterization of steady-state fluorescence properties of polystyrene latex spheres using off- and online spectroscopic methods, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3987-4003,, 2018. Publ: July 9, 2018 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[49] Swanson, B. E. and Huffman, J. A.*: Development and characterization of an inexpensive single-particle fluorescence spectrometer for bioaerosol monitoring, Optics Express, 26, 3646-3660, 2018. Publ: Feb. 2, 2018 PDF, Article Link (Editors' Pick in the journal volume)


[48] Alhalwani, A. Y., Repine, J. E., Knowles, M. K. and Huffman, J. A.*: Development of a sandwich ELISA with potential for selective quantification of human lactoferrin protein nitrated through disease or environmental exposure, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 410, 1389-1396,, 2018. Publ Online: Dec. 6, 2017 Article, Free Access Version


2017 (3)

[47] Savage, N. J., Krentz, C. E., Könemann, T., Han, T. T., Mainelis, G., Pöhlker, C., and Huffman, J. A.*: Systematic characterization and fluorescence threshold strategies for the wideband integrated bioaerosol sensor (WIBS) using size-resolved biological and interfering particles, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 4279-4302,, 2017. Publ: Nov. 10, 2017 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[46] DeMott, P. J., Hill, T. C. J., Petters, M. D., Bertram, A. K., Tobo, Y., Mason, R. H., Suski, K. J., McCluskey, C. S., Levin, E. J. T., Schill, G. P., Boose, Y., Rauker, A. M., Miller, A. J., Zaragoza, J., Rocci, K., Rothfuss, N. E., Taylor, H. P., Hader, J. D., Chou, C., Huffman, J. A., Pöschl, U., Prenni, A. J., and Kreidenweis, S. M.: Comparative measurements of ambient atmospheric concentrations of ice nucleating particles using multiple immersion freezing methods and a continuous flow diffusion chamber, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11227-11245,, 2017. Publ: Sept. 22, 2017 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[45] Pereira, M. L., Knibbs, L. D., He, C., Grzybowski, P., Johnson, G. R., Huffman, J. A., Bell, S. C., Wainwright, C. E., Matte, D. L., Dominski, F. H., Andrade, A., and Morawska, L.: Sources and dynamics of fluorescent particles in hospitals, Indoor Air, 27, 988-1000, 2017. Publ: May 5, 2017 Article


2016 (6)

[44] Gosselin, M. I., Rathnayake, C. M., Crawford, I., Pöhlker, C., Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Schmer, B., Després, V. R., Engling, G., Gallagher, M., Stone, E., Pöschl, U., and Huffman, J. A.*: Fluorescent bioaerosol particle, molecular tracer, and fungal spore concentrations during dry and rainy periods in a semi-arid forest, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15165-15184, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15165-2016, 2016. Publ: Dec. 8, 2016 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[43] Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Kampf, C. J., Weber, B., Huffman, J. A., Pöhlker, C., Andreae, M. O., Lang-Yona, N., Burrows, S. M., Gunthe, S. S., Elbert, W., Su, H., Hoor, P., Thines, E., Hoffmann, T., Després, V. R., and Pöschl, U.: Bioaerosols in the Earth system: Climate, health, and ecosystem interactions, Atmospheric Research, 182, 346-376, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.07.018, 2016. Publ: Aug. 9, 2016 PDF, Article Link


[42] Huffman, J. A., Swanson, B. E., and Huffman, J. A.*: A wavelength-dispersive instrument for characterizing fluorescence and scattering spectra of individual aerosol particles on a substrate, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3987-3998, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3987-2016, 2016. Publ: Aug. 23, 2016 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[41] Valsan, A. E., Ravikrishna, R., Biju, C. V., Pöhlker, C., Després, V. R., Huffman, J. A., Pöschl, U., and Gunthe, S. S.: Fluorescent biological aerosol particle measurements at a tropical high-altitude site in southern India during the southwest monsoon season, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9805-9830, doi:10.5194/acp-16-9805-2016, 2016. Publ: Aug. 4, 2016 PDF, Suppl. Info, Peer Review


[40] Ladino, L. A., Yakobi-Hancock, J. D., Kilthau, W. P., Mason, R. H., Si, M., Li, J., Miller, L. A., Schiller, C. L., Huffman, J. A., Aller, J. Y., Knopf, D. A., Bertram, A. K., and Abbatt, J. P. D.: Addressing the ice nucleating abilities of marine aerosol: A combination of deposition mode laboratory and field measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 132, 1-10, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.02.028, 2016. Publ: Feb. 21, 2016 Article Link


[39] Mason, R. H., Si, M., Chou, C., Irish, V. E., Dickie, R., Elizondo, P., Wong, R., Brintnell, M., Elsasser, M., Lassar, W. M., Pierce, K. M., Leaitch, W. R., MacDonald, A. M., Platt, A., Toom-Sauntry, D., Sarda-Estève, R., Schiller, C. L., Suski, K. J., Hill, T. C. J., Abbatt, J. P. D., Huffman, J. A., DeMott, P. J., and Bertram, A. K.: Size-resolved measurements of ice-nucleating particles at six locations in North America and one in Europe, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1637-1651, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1637-2016, 2016. Publ: Feb. 11, 2016 PDF, Suppl. Info., Peer Review


2015 (5)

[38] Mason, R. H., Si, M., Li, J., Chou, C., Dickie, R., Toom-Sauntry, D., Pöhlker, C., Yakobi-Hancock, J. D., Ladino, L. A., Jones, K., Leaitch, W. R., Schiller, C. L., Abbatt, J. P. D., Huffman, J. A.*, and Bertram, A. K.: Ice nucleating particles at a coastal marine boundary layer site: correlations with aerosol type and meteorological conditions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12547-12566, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12547-2015, 2015. Publ: Nov. 10, 2015 PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[37] Wilson, T. W., Ladino, L. A., Alpert, P. A., Breckels, M. N., Brooks, I. M., Browse, J., Burrows, S. M., Carslaw, K. S., Huffman, J. A., Judd, C., Kilthau, W. P., Mason, R. H., McFiggans, G., Miller, L. A., Najera, J. J., Polishchuk, E., Rae, S., Schiller, C. L., Si, M., Temprado, J. V., Whale, T. F., Wong, J. P. S., Wurl, O., Yakobi-Hancock, J. D., Abbatt, J. P. D., Aller, J. Y., Bertram, A. K., Knopf, D. A., and Murray, B. J.: A marine biogenic source of atmospheric ice-nucleating particles, Nature, 525, 234-238, doi: 10.1038/nature14986, 2015. Publ: Sept. 9, 2015.  PDF, Article Link


[36] Mason, R. H., Chou, C., McCluskey, C. S., Levin, E. J. T., Schiller, C. L., Hill, T. C. J., Huffman, J. A., DeMott, P. J., and Bertram, A. K.: The micro-orifice uniform deposit impactor–droplet freezing technique (MOUDI-DFT) for measuring concentrations of ice nucleating particles as a function of size: improvements and initial validation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2449-2462, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2449-2015, 2015. Publ: Jun. 15, 2015.  PDF, Discussion


[35] Bhangar, S., Adams, R. I., Pasut, W., Huffman, J. A., Arens, E. A., Taylor, J. W., Bruns, T. D., and Nazaroff, W.W.: Chamber bioaerosol study: human emissions of size-resolved fluorescent biological aerosol particles, Indoor Air, doi:10.1111/ina.12195, 2016. Publ: Mar. 14, 2015.  PDF, Abstract


[34] Hummel, M., Hoose, C., Gallagher, M., Healy, D. A., Huffman, J. A., O'Connor, D., Pöschl, U., Pöhlker, C., Robinson, N. H., Schnaiter, M., Sodeau, J. R., Stengel, M., Toprak, E., and Vogel, H.: Regional-scale simulations of fungal spore aerosols using an emission parameterization adapted to local measurements of fluorescent biological aerosol particles, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6127-6146, doi:10.5194/acp-15-6127-2015, 2015. Publ: Jun. 4, 2015.  PDF, Discussion


2014 (8)

[33] Yakobi-Hancock, J. D., Ladino, L. A., Bertram, A. K., Huffman, J. A., Jones, K., Leaitch, W. R., Mason, R. H., Schiller, C. L., Toom-Sauntry, D., Wong, J. P. S., and Abbatt, J. P. D.: CCN activity of size-selected aerosol at a Pacific coastal location, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12307-12317, doi:10.5194/acp-14-12307-2014, 2014. Publ: Nov. 24, 2014. PDF, Discussion, Suppl. Info.


[32] Hatch, L. E., Pratt, K. A., Huffman, J. A., Jimenez, J. L. and Prather, K. A.: Impacts of Aerosol Aging on Laser Desorption/Ionization in Single-Particle Mass Spectrometers, Aerosol Science and Technology, Early View, 10.1080/02786826.2014.955907, 2014. PDF


[31] Crawford, I., Robinson, N. H., Flynn, M. J., Foot, V. E., Gallagher, M. W., Huffman, J. A., Stanley, W. R., and Kaye, P. H.: Characterisation of bioaerosol emissions from a Colorado pine forest: results from the BEACHON-RoMBAS experiment, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8559-8578, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8559-2014, 2014. Publ: Aug. 25, 2014. PDF, Discussion, Special Issue


[30] Manninen, H. E., Bäck, J., Sihto-Nissilä, S.-L., Huffman, J. A., Pessi, A.-M., Hiltunen, V., Aalto, P., Hidalgo, P. J., Hari, P., Saarto, A., Kulmala, M. and Petäjä, T.: Patterns in airborne pollen and other primary biological aerosol particles (PBAP), and their contribution to aerosol mass and number in a boreal forest, Boreal Environmental Research, 19, 383-405, 2014. Publ: Sept. 30, 2014.PDF


[29] Healy, D. A., Huffman, J. A.*, O'Connor, D. J., Pöhlker, C., Pöschl, U., and Sodeau, J. R.: Ambient measurements of biological aerosol particles near Killarney, Ireland: a comparison between real-time fluorescence and microscopy techniques, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8055-8069, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8055-2014, 2014. Publ: Aug. 13, 2014. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[28] Ortega, J., Turnipseed, A., Guenther, A. B., Karl, T. G., Day, D. A., Gochis, D., Huffman, J. A., Prenni, A. J., Levin, E. J. T., Kreidenweis, S. M., DeMott, P. J., Tobo, Y., Patton, E. G., Hodzic, A., Cui, Y. Y., Harley, P. C., Hornbrook, R. S., Apel, E. C., Monson, R. K., Eller, A. S. D., Greenberg, J. P., Barth, M. C., Campuzano-Jost, P., Palm, B. B., Jimenez, J. L., Aiken, A. C., Dubey, M. K., Geron, C., Offenberg, J., Ryan, M. G., Fornwalt, P. J., Pryor, S. C., Keutsch, F. N., DiGangi, J. P., Chan, A. W. H., Goldstein, A. H., Wolfe, G. M., Kim, S., Kaser, L., Schnitzhofer, R., Hansel, A., Cantrell, C. A., Mauldin, R. L., and Smith, J. N.: Overview of the Manitou Experimental Forest Observatory: site description and selected science results from 2008 to 2013, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 6345-6367, doi:10.5194/acp-14-6345-2014, 2014. Publ: June 26, 2014. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion, Special Issue


[27] Bhangar, S., Huffman, J. A., and Nazaroff, W. W.: Size-resolved fluorescent biological aerosol particle concentrations and occupant emissions in a university classroom, Indoor Air, 24 (6), 604-617, doi: 10.1111/ina.12111, 2014. Online Publ.: Apr. 25, 2014. Abstract, PDF


[26] Morris, C. E., Conen, F., Huffman, J. A., Phillips, V., Pöschl, U.: Bioprecipitation: a feedback cycle linking Earth history, ecosystem dynamics and land use through biological ice nucleators in the atmosphere, Global Change Biology, 20, 341-351, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12447, 2014. Online Publ.: Nov. 26, 2013. Web, PDF


2013 (6)

[25] Schumacher, C. J., Pöhlker, C., Aalto, P., Hiltunen, V., Petäjä, T., Kulmala, M., Pöschl, U., and Huffman, J. A.*: Seasonal cycles of fluorescent biological aerosol particles in boreal and semi-arid forests of Finland and Colorado, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 11987-12001, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11987-2013, 2013. Publ: Dec. 11, 2013. PDF, Suppl. Info, Discussion, Special Issue


[24] Pöhlker, C., Huffman, J. A.*, Förster, J.-D., and Pöschl, U.: Autofluorescence of atmospheric bioaerosols: spectral fingerprints and taxonomic trends of pollen, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 3369-3392, doi: 10.5194/amt-6-3369-2013, 2013. Publ: Dec. 9, 2013. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[23] Tobo, Y., Prenni, A. J., Demott, P. J., Huffman, J. A., McCluskey, C. S., Tian, G., Pöhlker, C., Pöschl, U., and Kreidenweis, S. M.: Biological aerosol particles as a key determinant of ice nuclei populations in a forest ecosystem, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (17), 10100-10110, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50801, 2013. Publ: Sept. 12, 2013. Web, PDF


[22] Huffman, J. A.*, Prenni, A. J., DeMott, P. J., Pöhlker, C., Mason, R. H., Robinson, N. H., Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Tobo, Y., Després, V. R., Garcia, E., Gochis, D. J., Harris, E., Müller-Germann, I., Ruzene, C., Schmer, B., Sinha, B., Day, D. A., Andreae, M. O., Jimenez, J. L., Gallagher, M., Kreidenweis, S. M., Bertram, A. K., and Pöschl, U.: High concentrations of biological aerosol particles and ice nuclei during and after rain, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 6151-6164, doi: 10.5194/acp-13-6151-2013, 2013. Publ: July 1, 2013. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion, Special Issue


[21] Robinson, N., Allan, J. D., Huffman, J. A., Kaye, P. H., Foot, V. E., and Gallagher, M.: Cluster analysis of WIBS single-particle bioaerosol data, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 337-347, doi: 10.5194/amt-6-337-2013, 2013. Publ: Feb. 13, 2013. PDF, Discussion


[20] Prenni, A. J., Tobo, Y., Garcia, E., DeMott, P. J., Huffman, J. A., McCluskey, C. S., Kreidenweis, S. M., Prenni, J. E., Pöhlker, C., and Pöschl, U.: The impact of rain on ice nuclei populations at a forested site in Colorado, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 227-231, doi: 10.1029/2012gl053953, 2013. Publ: Jan. 16, 2013. Web, PDF


2012 (3)

[19] Huffman, J. A.*, Sinha, B., Garland, R. M., Snee-Pollmann, A., Gunthe, S. S., Artaxo, P., Martin, S. T., Andreae, M. O., and Pöschl, U.: Size distributions and temporal variations of biological aerosol particles in the Amazon rainforest characterized by microscopy and real-time UV-APS fluorescence techniques during AMAZE-08, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 11997-12019, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-11997-2012, 2012. Publ: Dec. 18, 2012. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[18] Pöhlker, C., Huffman, J. A.* and Pöschl, U.: Autofluorescence of atmospheric bioaerosols - fluorescent biomolecules and potential interferences, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 5, 37-71, doi: 10.5194/amt-5-37-2012, 2012. Publ: Jan. 9, 2012. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[17] Després, V. R., Huffman, J. A., Burrows, S. M., Hoose, C., Safatov, A. S., Buryak, G. A., Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J., Elbert, W., Andreae, M. O., Pöschl, U. and Jaenicke, R.: Primary Biological Aerosol Particles in the Atmosphere: A Review, Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 64, 15598, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v64i0.15598, 2012. Web, PDF


J. A. Huffman


Peer-Reviewed Publications,


Prior to DU (pre-2012)                    

2011 (1)

[16] Docherty, K. S., Aiken, A. C., Huffman, J. A., Ulbrich, I. M., DeCarlo, P. F., Sueper, D., Worsnop, D. R., Snyder, D. C., Peltier, R. E., Weber, R. J., Grover, B. D., Eatough, D. J., Williams, B. J., Goldstein, A. H., Ziemann, P. J. and Jimenez, J. L.: The 2005 Study of Organic Aerosols at Riverside (SOAR-1): instrumental intercomparisons and fine particle composition, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 12387-12420, doi: 10.5194/acp-11-12387-2011, 2011. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


2010 (2)

[15] Huffman, J. A.*, Treutlein, B. and Pöschl, U.: Fluorescent biological aerosol particle concentrations and size distributions measured with an Ultraviolet Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (UV-APS) in Central Europe, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 3215-3233, doi: 10.5194/acp-10-3215-2010, 2010. Publ: Apr. 6, 2010. PDF, Suppl. Info., Discussion


[14] Pöschl, U., Martin, S. T., Sinha, B., Chen, Q., Gunthe, S. S., Huffman, J. A., Borrmann, S., Farmer, D. K., Garland, R. M., Helas, G., Jimenez, J. L., King, S. M., Manzi, A., Mikhailov, E., Pauliquevis, T., Petters, M. D., Prenni, A. J., Roldin, P., Rose, D., Schneider, J., Su, H., Zorn, S. R., Artaxo, P. and Andreae, M. O.: Rainforest Aerosols as Biogenic Nuclei of Clouds and Precipitation in the Amazon, Science, 329, 1513-1516, doi: 10.1126/science.1191056, 2010. PDF, Article, Perspective, NSF Press Release


2009 (6)

[13] Aiken, A. C., Salcedo, D., Cubison, M. J., Huffman, J. A., DeCarlo, P. F., Ulbrich, I. M., Docherty, K. S., Sueper, D., Kimmel, J. R., Worsnop, D. R., Trimborn, A., Northway, M., Stone, E. A., Schauer, J. J., Volkamer, R. M., Fortner, E., de Foy, B., Wang, J., Laskin, A., Shutthanandan, V., Zheng, J., Zhang, R., Gaffney, J., Marley, N. A., Paredes-Miranda, G., Arnott, W. P., Molina, L. T., Sosa, G. and Jimenez, J. L.: Mexico City aerosol analysis during MILAGRO using high resolution aerosol mass spectrometry at the urban supersite (T0) - Part 1: Fine particle composition and organic source apportionment, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 6633-6653, 2009. PDF, Suppl. Info, Discussion 


[12] Huffman, J. A., Docherty, K. S., Aiken, A. C., Cubison, M. J., Ulbrich, I. M., DeCarlo, P. F., Sueper, D., Jayne, J. T., Worsnop, D. R., Ziemann, P. J. and Jimenez, J. L.: Chemically-resolved aerosol volatility measurements from two megacity field studies, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 7161-7182, 2009a. PDF, Suppl. Info, Discussion 


[11] Huffman, J. A., Mohr, C., Ulbrich, I. M., Cubison, M. J., Docherty, K. S., Onasch, T. B., Ziemann, P. J. and Jimenez, J. L.: Chemically-Resolved Volatility Measurements of Organic Aerosol from Different Sources, Environmental Science & Technology, 43, 5351-5357, 10.1021/es803539d, 2009b. PDF, Article


[10] Jimenez, J. L., Canagaratna, M. R., Donahue, N. M., Prevot, A. S. H., Zhang, Q., Kroll, J. H., DeCarlo, P. F., Allan, J. D., Coe, H., Ng, N. L., Aiken, A. C., Docherty, K. S., Ulbrich, I. M., Grieshop, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Duplissy, J., Smith, J. D., Wilson, K. R., Lanz, V. A., Hueglin, C., Sun, Y. L., Tian, J., Laaksonen, A., Raatikainen, T., Rautiainen, J., Vaattovaara, P., Ehn, M., Kulmala, M., Tomlinson, J. M., Collins, D. R., Cubison, M. J., Dunlea, E. J., Huffman, J. A., Onasch, T. B., Alfarra, M. R., Williams, P. I., Bower, K., Kondo, Y., Schneider, J., Drewnick, F., Borrmann, S., Weimer, S., Demerjian, K., Salcedo, D., Cottrell, L., Griffin, R., Takami, A., Miyoshi, T., Hatakeyama, S., Shimono, A., Sun, J. Y., Zhang, Y. M., Dzepina, K., Kimmel, J. R., Sueper, D., Jayne, J. T., Herndon, S. C., Trimborn, A. M., Williams, L. R., Wood, E. C., Middlebrook, A. M., Kolb, C. E., Baltensperger, U. and Worsnop, D. R.: Evolution of Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere, Science, 326, 1525-1529, 10.1126/science.1180353, 2009. PDF, Article, Highlight in Nature Chemistry 


[9 ] Lewis, K. A., Arnott, W. P., Moosmuller, H., Chakrabarty, R. K., Carrico, C. M., Kreidenweis, S. M., Day, D. E., Malm, W. C., Laskin, A., Jimenez, J. L., Ulbrich, I. M., Huffman, J. A., Onasch, T. B., Trimborn, A., Liu, L. and Mishchenko, M. I.: Reduction in biomass burning aerosol light absorption upon humidification: roles of inorganically-induced hygroscopicity, particle collapse, and photoacoustic heat and mass transfer, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 8949-8966, 2009. PDF, Discussion 


[8] Mohr, C., Huffman, J. A., Cubison, M. J., Aiken, A. C., Docherty, K. S., Kimmel, J. R., Hannigan, M. and Jimenez, J. L.: Characterization of Primary Organic Aerosol Emissions from Meat Cooking, Trash Burning, and Mobile Sources with High-Resolution Aerosol Mass Spectrometry and Comparison with Ambient and Chamber Observations, Environmental Science & Technology, 43, 2443-2449, 10.1021/es8011518, 2009.

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2008 (3)

[7] Aiken, A. C., Decarlo, P. F., Kroll, J. H., Worsnop, D. R., Huffman, J. A., Docherty, K., Ulbrich, I. M., Mohr, C., Kimmel, J. R., Sueper, D., Sun, Y., Zhang, Q., Trimborn, A., Northway, M., Ziemann, P. J., Canagaratna, M. R., Onasch, T. B., Alfarra, M. R., Prevot, A., Dommen, J., Duplissy, J., Metzger, A., Baltensperger, U. and Jimenez, J. L.: O/C and OM/OC Ratios of Primary, Secondary, and Ambient Organic Aerosols with a High Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer, Environmental Science & Technology, 42, 4478-4485, 10.1021/es703009q, 2008. PDF, Article


[6] Huffman, J. A., Ziemann, P. J., Jayne, J. T., Worsnop, D. R. and Jimenez, J. L.: Development and Characterization of a Fast-Stepping/Scanning Thermodenuder for Chemically-Resolved Aerosol Volatility Measurements, Aerosol Science and Technology, 42, 395-407, 10.1080/02786820802104981, 2008. PDF, Article


[5] Nemitz, E., Jimenez, J. L., Huffman, J. A., Canagaratna, M. R., Worsnop, D. R. and Guenther, A. B.: An Eddy-Covariance System for the Measurement of Surface / Atmosphere Exchange Fluxes of Submicron Aerosol Chemical Species - First Application Above an Urban Area, Aerosol Science and Technology, 42, 636-657, 2008. PDF, Article


2007 (2)

[4] Salcedo, D., Onasch, T. B., Canagaratna, M. R., Dzepina, K., Huffman, J. A., Jayne, J. T., Worsnop, D. R., Kolb, C. E., Weimer, S., Drewnick, F., Allan, J. D., Delia, A. E. and Jimenez, J. L.: Technical Note: Use of a beam width probe in an Aerosol Mass Spectrometer to monitor particle collection efficiency in the field, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 549-556, 2007. PDF, Discussion 


[3] Stroud, C. A., Nenes, A., Jimenez, J. L., DeCarlo, P. F., Huffman, J. A., Bruintjes, R., Nemitz, E., Delia, A. E., Toohey, D. W., Guenther, A. B. and Nandi, S.: Cloud activating properties of aerosol observed during CELTIC, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64, 441-459, 2007. PDF, Article


2006 (1)

[2] Salcedo, D., Onasch, T. B., Dzepina, K., Canagaratna, M. R., Zhang, Q., Huffman, J. A., DeCarlo, P. F., Jayne, J. T., Mortimer, P., Worsnop, D. R., Kolb, C. E., Johnson, K. S., Zuberi, B., Marr, L. C., Volkamer, R., Molina, L. T., Molina, M. J., Cardenas, B., Bernabe, R. M., Marquez, C., Gaffney, J. S., Marley, N. A., Laskin, A., Shutthanandan, V., Xie, Y., Brune, W., Lesher, R., Shirley, T. and Jimenez, J. L.: Characterization of ambient aerosols in Mexico City during the MCMA-2003 campaign with Aerosol Mass Spectrometry: results from the CENICA Supersite, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 6, 925-946, 2006. PDF, Suppl. Info, Discussion

2005 (1)

[1] Huffman, J. A., Jayne, J. T., Drewnick, F., Aiken, A. C., Onasch, T., Worsnop, D. R. and Jimenez, J. L.: Design, modeling, optimization, and experimental tests of a particle beam width probe for the Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer, Aerosol Science and Technology, 39, 1143-1163, 2005. PDF, Article




[a] Huffman, D. R. and Huffman, J. A.: Wavelength dispersive microscope spectrofluorometer for characterizing multiple particles simultaneously, US Patent No. US10267734B2, 2019. Link

Scientific Editorials:

[c] Taylor, J., Ratnesar-Shumate, S., Pollitt, K., and Huffman, J. A.: Proceedings from a special symposium and panel session on the aerosol science of infectious diseases: what we learned and what we still need to know, Aerosol Science and Technology, 57(12), 1175-1177, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2023.2273707, 2023. Link

[b] Huffman, J. A. and Ratnesar-Shumate, S.: Preface for Special Issue "Bioaerosol Research: Methods, Challenges, and Perspectives", Aerosol Science and Technology, 54(5), 463-464, 2020. Link 

[a] Hallar, A. G., Huffman, J. A., and Fridlind, A.: Biological Aerosol Effects on Clouds and Precipitation, Workshop Meeting Summary, Eos, 93 (51), 18 December 2012. PDF

Newspaper Op-Eds:

[c] Huffman, J. A., Opinion: As an aerosol scientist, I know schools need masks, HEPA filters and outdoor lunches, Denver Post, August 19, 2021. Link

[b] Huffman, J. A., Farmer, D., and Vance, M., Opinion: We need safer air in Colorado’s schools — but let’s be careful how we get there, Colorado Sun, April 23, 2021. Link

[a] Huffman, J. A.Opinion: The CDC finally admits it was wrong about surface transmission of COVID-19, Denver Post, April 13, 2021. LinkTweet with open access draft link

Book Chapters:

[c] Huffman, J. A. and Santarpia, J.: Chapter 1.4: Online Techniques for Quantification and Characterization of Biological AErosols, Microbiology of Aerosols, 2017. 23, 2017. Google Book Link

[b] Amato, P., Brisebois, E., Draghi, M., Duchaine, C., Fröhlich‐Nowoisky, J., Huffman, J. A., Mainelis, G., RobRatine, E., and Thibaudon, M.: Chapter 1.2: Sampling Techniques, Microbiology of Aerosols, 2017. 23, 2017. Google Book Link 

[a] Amato, P., Brisebois, E., Draghi, M., Duchaine, C., Fröhlich‐Nowoisky, J., Huffman, J. A., Mainelis, G., Robine, E., and Thibaudon, M.: Chapter 1.1: Main Biological Aerosols, Specificities, Abundance, and Diversity, Microbiology of Aerosols, 2017. 23, 2017. Google Book Link


Misc. Publications:

[a] J. A. Huffman Doctoral Thesis; Univ. Colorado, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Advisor Jose Jimenez; Dec. 2008. PDF

Other J. A. Huffman Publications

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