From the University of Alberta

  • R. Zhao (2018). “Recent Development and Application of Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry in Atmospheric Chemistry”. In Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, R. A. Meyers (Ed.). doi:10.1002/9780470027318.a9655 Link

Selected Publication from Postdoc at Caltech

  • R. Zhao, C.M. Kenseth, Y. Huang, N.F. Dalleska, and J.H.S. Seinfeld (2018). “Rapid aqueous-phase hydrolysis of ester hydroperoxides arising from Criegee intermediates and organic acids”  J. Phys. Chem. A, 122: 5190-5201. Link
  • R. Zhao, C.M. Kenseth, Y. Huang, N.F. Dalleska, and J.H.S. Seinfeld (2018). “Iodometry-assisted liquid chromatography electrospray ionization mass spectrometry for analysis of organic peroxides: an application to atmospheric secondary organic aerosol.” Environ. Sci & Technol., 52: 2108-2117. Link
  • Y. Huang, R. Zhao, S.M. Charan, C.M. Kenseth, X. Zhang, and J.H.S. Seinfeld (2018). “Unified theory of vapor-wall mass transport in Teflon-walled environmental chambers.” Environ. Sci & Technol. , 53: 2134–2142. Link
  • Y. Huang, M.M. Coggon, R. Zhao, H. Lignell, M.U. Bauer, R.C. Flagan, and J.H. Seinfeld (2017). “The Caltech Photooxidation Flow Tube Reactor: design, fluid dynamics and characterization” Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 839-867. Link

Selected Publication from PhD Research at the University of Toronto

  • R. Zhao, D. Aljawhary, A.K.Y. Lee, and J.P.D. Abbatt (2017). “Rapid aqueous-phase photooxidation of dimers in α-pinene SOA” Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 4(6): 205-210. Link
  • R. Zhao, A.K.Y. Lee, C. Wang, F. Wania, J.P.S. Wong, S. Zhou and J.P.D. Abbatt (2017). “The Role of Water in Organic Aerosol Multiphase Chemistry: Focus on Partitioning and Reactivity” Advances in Atmospheric Chemistry, vol.1, World Scientific, pp. 95-184, ISBN: 978-981-3147-34-8. Link
  • R. Zhao, A.K.Y. Lee, L. Huang, X. Li, F. Yang and J.P.D. Abbatt (2015).  “Photochemical processing of aqueous atmospheric brown carbon” Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15, 2957-2996. Link
  • R. Zhao, E.L. Mungall, A.K.Y. Lee, D. Aljawhary and J.P.D. Abbatt (2014). “Aqueous-phase photooxidation of levoglucosan: A kinetic and mechanistic study using High Resolution Aerosol Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry (HR-Aerosol-CIMS).” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9695-9706. Link
  • R. Zhao, A.K.Y. Lee, J. Liggio, J.J.B. Wentzell, R.W. Leaitch, A.M. Mcdonald, D. Toom-Sauntry, R.L. Modini, A.L. Corrigan, L.M. Russell, L.J. Noone, J.C. Schroder, A.K. Bertram, L.N. Hawkins,  J.P.D. Abbatt, and J. Liggio (2014). “Cloud partitioning of isocyanic acid (HNCO) and evidence of secondary source of HNCO in ambient air” Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, 6962-6969. Link
  • R. Zhao, A.K.Y. Lee, R. Soong, A.J. Simpson and J.P.D. Abbatt (2013). “Formation of aqueousphase α-hydroxyhydroperoxides (α-HHP): potential atmospheric impacts.” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5857-5872. Link
  • R. Zhao, A.K.Y. Lee and J.P.D. Abbatt (2012). “Investigation of aqueous-phase photooxidation of glyoxal and methylglyoxal by Aerosol Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry: observation of hydroxyhydroperoxide formation” J. Phys. Chem. A 116(24): 6253-6263. Link