Low-current discharge plasma jets in a gas flow. Application of plasma jets

Yu D. Korolev

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    Abstract

    The paper describes the results of investigations of low-current discharges in a gas flow at atmospheric pressure. The primary focus is on glow discharges in coaxial plasmatrons and the so-called gliding arc. Such discharges are typically used for obtaining a plasma jet at the exit of the electrode system. The jet contains active chemical species playing an important role in various applications of the discharge. Plasma-assisted combustion and oxidation of hydrocarbon fuels is also considered. Besides, the applications of plasma jet for modification of surfaces and for use in biology and medicine are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1311-1325
    Number of pages15
    JournalRussian Journal of General Chemistry
    Volume85
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2015

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