Journal Publications

2017

Deriving the slit functions from OMI solar observations and its implications for ozone-profile retrieval. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Xiong Liu, Guanyu Huang, Gonzalo González Abad, Zhaonan Cai, Kelly Chance, and Kai Yang
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

Characterization and Correction of OMPS Nadir Mapper Measurements for Ozone Profile Retrievals. [PDF]
Juseon Bak, Xiong Liu, Jae-Hwan Kim, David P. Haffner, Kelly Chance, Kai Yang, and Kang Sun
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

Characterization of the OCO-2 instrument line shape functions using on-orbit solar measurements. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Xiong Liu, Caroline R. Nowlan, Zhaonan Cai, Kelly Chance, Christian Frankenberg, Richard A. M. Lee, Randy Pollock, Robert Rosenberg, and David Crisp
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

Vehicle emissions as an important urban ammonia source in the United States and China. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, Da Pan, Levi M. Golston, Mark A. Zondlo, Robert J. Griffin, H. William Wallace, Yu Jun Leong, M. Melissa Yang, Yan Zhang, Denise L. Mauzerall, Tong Zhu
Environmental Science and Technology

The on-orbit performance of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) instrument and its radiometrically calibrated products. [PDF]
David Crisp, Harold R. Pollock, Robert Rosenberg, Lars Chapsky, Richard A. M. Lee, Fabiano A. Oyafuso, Christian Frankenberg, Christopher W. O'Dell, Carol J. Bruegge, Gary B. Doran, Annmarie Eldering, Brendan M. Fisher, Dejian Fu, Michael R. Gunson, Lukas Mandrake, Gregory B. Osterman, Florian M. Schwandner, Kang Sun, Tommy E. Taylor, Paul O. Wennberg, and Debra Wunch
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

2016

Satellite observations of atmospheric methane and their value for quantifying methane emissions. [PDF]
Daniel J. Jacob, Alexander J. Turner, Joannes D. Maasakkers, Jianxiong Sheng, Kang Sun, Xiong Liu, Kelly Chance, Ilse Aben, Jason McKeever, Christian Frankenberg
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Long-path quantum cascade laser-based sensor for methane measurements. [PDF]
Anna P. M. Michel, David J. Miller, Kang Sun, Lei Tao, Levi Stanton, Mark A. Zondlo
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

2015

Open-path eddy covariance measurements of ammonia fluxes from a beef cattle feedlot. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, Mark A. Zondlo, Kira B. Shonkwiler, Christina Nash, and Jay M. Ham
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Quantifying the Influence of Random Errors in Turbulence Measurements on Scalar Similarity in the Atmospheric Surface Layer. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Dan Li, Lei Tao, Zhongkuo Zhao, and Mark A. Zondlo
Boundary-Layer Meteorology

Validation of TES ammonia observations at the single pixel scale in the San Joaquin Valley during DISCOVER-AQ. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Karen Cady-Pereira, David J. Miller, Lei Tao, Mark A. Zondlo, John B. Nowak, J. A. Neuman, Tomas Mikoviny, Markus Müller, Armin Wisthaler, Amy J. Scarino, and Chris A. Hostetler
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Low-power, open-path mobile sensing platform for high-resolution measurements of greenhouse gases and air pollutants. [PDF]
Lei Tao, Kang Sun, David J. Miller, Da Pan, Levi M. Golston, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics

Analysis of the 2014 “APEC Blue” in Beijing using more than one decade of satellite observations: lessons learned from radical emission control measures. [PDF]
Ran Meng, Feng R. Zhao, Kang Sun, Rui Zhang, Chengquan Huang, and Jianying Yang
Remote Sensing

2014

On-road ammonia emissions characterized by mobile, open-path measurements. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, M. Amir Khan, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Environmental Science and Technology

Open-path, quantum cascade laser-based sensor for high resolution atmospheric ammonia measurements. [PDF]
David J. Miller, Kang Sun, Lei Tao, M. Amir Khan, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

2013

Open-path, quantum cascade laser-based sensor for high resolution atmospheric ammonia measurements. [PDF]
David J. Miller, Kang Sun, Lei Tao, M. Amir Khan, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Published in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions, accepted by Atmospheric Measurement Techniques

Inline multi-harmonic calibration method for open-path atmospheric ammonia measurements. [PDF]
Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, M. Amir Khan, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics

Global atmospheric emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from 1960 to 2008 and future predictions. [PDF]
Huizhong Shen, Ye Huang, Rong Wang, Dan Zhu, Wei Li, Guofeng Shen, Bin Wang, Yanyan Zhang, Yuanchen Chen, Yan Lu, Han Chen, Tongchao Li, Kang Sun, Bengang Li, Wenxin Liu, Junfeng Liu, and Shu Tao.
Environmental Science and Technology

2012

Compact and portable open-path sensor for simultaneous measurements of atmospheric N 2O and CO using a quantum cascade laser. [PDF]
Lei Tao, Kang Sun, M. Amir Khan, David J. Miller, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Optics Express

Current and frequency modulation characteristics for continuous-wave quantum cascade lasers at 9.06 μm. [PDF]
Lei Tao, Kang Sun, M. Amir Khan, David J. Miller, and Mark A. Zondlo.
Optics Letters

Estimation of size-resolved ambient particle density based on the measurement of aerosol number, mass, and chemical size distributions in the winter in beijing. [PDF]
Min Hu, Jianfei Peng, Kang Sun, Dingli Yue, Song Guo, Alfred Wiedensohler, and Wu Zhijun.
Environmental Science and Technology

Low power greenhouse gas sensors for unmanned aerial vehicles. [PDF]
M. Amir Khan, David Schaefer, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, Kang Sun, Mark A. Zondlo, William A Harrison, Bryan Roscoe, and David J. Lary.
Remote Sensing

2011

Assessing boreal forest fire smoke aerosol impacts on US air quality: A case study using multiple data sets. [PDF]
David J. Miller, Kang Sun, Mark A. Zondlo, David Kanter, Oleg Dubovik, Ellsworth Judd Welton, David M Winker, Paul Ginoux.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Global time trends in PAH emissions from motor vehicles. [PDF]
Huizhong Shen, Shu Tao, Rong Wang, Bin Wang, Guofeng Shen, Wei Li, Shenshen Su, Ye Huang, Xilong Wang, Wenxin Liu, Bengang Li, and Kang Sun.
Environmental Science and Technology

Intellectual Properties

Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David J. Miller, M. Amir Khan, Mark A. Zondlo. patent #: US 8,970,842 B2
Multi-Harmonic Inline Reference Cell for Optical Trace Gas Sensing.
United States Patent and Trademark Office, published March 3, 2015