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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 2011

49th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, January 2011
  • A. Montello, M. Nishihara, I. Adamovich, W.R. Lempert, E. Barnat and S. Kearney, Picosecond CARS Measurements of Vibrational Distribution Functions in a Nonequilibrium Mach 5 Flow, AIAA Paper 2011-1322.


IX Workshop on Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, May 9-12, 2011 Zinnowitz, Germany
  • E. V. Barnat Two Dimensional Laser-Collision Induced Fluorescence Measurements in Low Pressure Plasma (invited). (PDF)


6th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, May 16-20, 2011
  • P. Agarwal, J. Berndt, E. Kovacevic, L. Boufendi and S. L. Girshick When Particles Nucleate and Grow, Plasma Emission Intensity at First Increases, then Decreases.


6th International Conference on Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows (ASTRONUM-2011), Valencia, Spain, June 2011
  • V. Kolobov and R. Arslanbekov
    Plasma Simulations with Adaptive Cartesian Mesh (PDF)


42nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 27-30, 2011
  • K. Takashima, I.V. Adamovich, Z. Xiong, M.J. Kushner, S. Starikovskaia, U. Czarnetzki, and D. Luggenhölscher
    Analysis of Fast Ionization Wave Discharge Propagation in a Rectangular Geometry, AIAA Paper 2011-3449.


38th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), Chicago, IL, June 2011
  • N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Direct and Indirect Treatment of Living Tissue: Dielectric Barrier Discharges vs. Plasma Jets

  • V. A. Godyak
    Probe Diagnostics of RF Plasmas for Material Processing (PPT) (invited)

  • J. P. Sheehan, Y. Raitses, N. Hershkowitz, I. Kaganovich, and N. J. Fisch
    A Comparison of Emissive Probe Techniques for Electric Potential Measurements in a Complex Plasma

  • S.-H. Song and M. J. Kushner
    Control of Electron Energy Distributions and Etch Properties in Pulsed Capacitively Coupled Plasmas

  • Z. Xiong and M. J. Kushner
    Simulation of Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Waves Propagating Through Flexible Capillary Tubes and Impinging onto a Target

  • C.-S. Yip and N. Hershkowitz
    The Maxwell Demon and Its Instabilities


NCCAVS Plasma Applications Group Meeting on Advanced Plasma Technology for Semiconductor, Thin Film and Solar Processing, July 14, 2011, SEMICON West, San Francisco, CA

20th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Philadelphia, PA, July 24 - 29, 2011
  • I. V. Adamovich
    Kinetics and Plasma Chemistry of Nanosecond Pulse Discharges and Fast Ionization Wave Discharges (invited)

  • P. Agarwal, J. Berndt, E. Kovacevic, A. M. Boies, L Boufendi and S. L. Girshick
    Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Dusty Plasma Behavior, (Winner of ISPC-20 Best Paper Award)

  • N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Reactive Fluxes from Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas for Deactivation of Bacteria on Rough Surfaces and Suspended in Air

  • N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Treatment of Liquid Covered Wounds by Dielectric Barrier Discharges

  • V. I. Demidov, A. S. Mustafaev, S. F. Adams, I. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses and I. Schweigert
    Low-Voltage Heated-Cathode Discharge Device with Controllable Plasma Properties

  • V. I. Demidov, S. F. Adams, I. Kaganovich, M. E. Koepke, A. A. Kudryavtsev and J. M. Williamson
    Wall Probe as a Gas Analytical Detector

  • D. Graves, M. Pavlovich, Y. Sakiyama, S. Karin, M. Traylor and D. Clark
    Air Plasma and Biomedicine

  • V. I. Kolobov and R.R. Arslanbekov
    Simulations of Corona and Glow Discharges with Dynamically Adaptive Cartesian Mesh

  • M. D. Logue, M. J. Kushner, H. Shin, W. Zhu, L. Xu, V. M. Donnelly, and D. J. Economou
    Ion Energy Distributions in Inductively Coupled Plasmas Having A Biased Boundary Electrode

  • A. Montello, M. Nishihara, J.W. Rich, I.V. Adamovich, and W.R. Lempert
    Picosecond CARS Measurements of Vibrational Distribution Function in a Nonequilibrium Mach 5 Wind Tunnel

  • N. Ning, T. Y. Chung, and D. B. Graves
    Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Plasmas-Biomolecule Interactions at Surfaces

  • S.-H. Song and M. J. Kushner
    SiO2 Etch Rate and Profile Control Using Pulse Power in Capacitively Coupled Plasmas

  • Z. Xiong, K. Takashima, I. V. Adamovich and M. J. Kushner
    Numerical Investigation of Fast Ionization Waves in Dielectric Tubes


Workshop on Radio Frequency Discharges, Dublin City University, August 26-27, 2011, Dublin, Ireland
  • V. A.Godyak
    Low Pressure RF Plasma Sources for Industrial Applications (ICP versus CCP) [Invited]


Workshop on Radio Frequency Discharges Dublin City University, August 2011, Dublin, Ireland
  • V. Godyak, Low Pressure RF Plasma Sources for Industrial Applications (ICP versus CCP), (PDF)


30th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Belfast, Northern Ireland, August–September, 2011
  • P. Agarwal, J. Berndt, E. Kovacevic, A. M. Boies, L Boufendi and S. L. Girshick
    RF Dusty Plasmas in which Nanoparticles Nucleate and Grow: Comparison of Numerical Simulations and Experiments

  • J. Arancibia Monreal, P. Chabert and V. Godyak
    Inductive Coupled Plasma Source with Internal Coil: Performance and Stability. (PDF)

  • P. Diomede, S. Longo, D. J. Economou
    V. M. Donnelly, M. Capitelli, Hybrid Model of Capacitively Coupled Plasmas in H2 (invited)

  • D. Graves
    Fundamentals and New Directions in Plasma Medicine: Roles of Reactive Species, (plenary talk)

  • A. J. Lichtenberg, E. Kawamura and M. A. Lieberman
    Numerical Studies of Electronegative Plasma Instabilities

  • Z. Xiong, N. Yu. Babaeva W. Tian, and M. J. Kushner
    Interaction of High Pressure Plasmas with their Boundaries: Channels, Tubes, Liquids and Tissue (invited) (PDF)


32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11 – 15, 2011
  • M. Campanell, A. Khrabrov, I. D. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses, D. Sydorenko, A. Smolyakov
    Sheath Instability and Velocity-Space Diffusion in E×B Discharges with Strong Secondary Electron Emission, paper IEPC-2011- 298

  • R. B. Lobbia, M. Sekerak, R. Liang, and A. D. Gallimore
    High-speed Dual Langmuir Probe Measurements of the Plasma Properties and EEDFs in a HET Plume, paper IEPC-2011-168

  • M. S. McDonald and A. D. Gallimore
    Parametric Investigation of the Rotating Spoke Instability in Hall Thrusters, paper IEPC-2011-242

  • A. I. Smolyakov, W. Frias, S. Litt
    I. D. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses, Instabilities in Hall plasmas, paper IEPC-2011- 271

  • J. P. Sheehan, Y. Raitses, N. Hershkowitz, I. D. Kaganovich, and N. J. Fisch
    The Use of Electric Probe Techniques for Electric Potential Measurements in Plasma Thrusters, paper IEPC-2011- 174

  • K. R. Trent, M. S. McDonald, R. B. Lobbia, and A. D. Gallimore
    Time-Resolved Langmuir Probing of a New Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Hollow Cathode, paper IEPC-2010-245


2nd Annual Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, September, 2011
  • K. Hara
    1D Hybrid-Vlasov Simulation for Hall Thrusters

  • M. D. Logue, M. J. Kushner, H. Shin, W. Zhu, L. Xu, V. M. Donnelly, and D. J. Economou
    Ion Energy Distributions in Pulsed Inductively Coupled Plasmas Having A Pulsed Biased Boundary Electrode


International Workshop "Physics of Complex Plasmas", Potsdam, Germany, September 2011
  • I. D. Kaganovich
    Sheaths in Weakly Collisional Plasmas and the Role of Secondary Electron Emission


30th Annual Conference of American Association for Aerosol Research, Orlando, FL, Oct. 3-7, 2011
  • P. Agarwal and S. L. Girshick
    Numerical Simulations of Nanoparticle Aerosols in Nonthermal Plasmas


62nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC2011), Cape Town, South Africa, October 2011
  • K. R. Trent, M. S. McDonald, R. B. Lobbia, and A. D. Gallimore
    Predictive Control of Plasma Kinetics: Time-resolved Measurements of Inert Gas Mixing in a Hollow Cathode Discharge, IAC-11.C4.4.10


15th International Symposium on Laser Aided Plasma Diagnostics (LAPD), JeJu, South Korea, October 10-14, 2011
  • E. V. Barnat
    Two Dimensional Laser-Collision Induced Fluorescence Measurements in Low Pressure Plasma (invited) (PDF)


AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 2011
  • N. Rastgar, D. Rowe, L. M. Wheeler, B. Merritt, U. Kortshagen and E. S. Aydil
    Electrical Characterization of Silicon Nanocrystal Films

  • Y. Sakiyama, M. Orazov, and D. Graves
    Multiphysics Modeling of Ambient Gas Plasma-Based Wound Healing Process (PDF)


58th International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society (AVS), Nashville, TN, October-November 2011
  • E. S. Aydil
    The Role of Atomic Hydrogen on Plasma Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes, (invited, Plasma Prize lecture).

  • N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Challenges in Modeling of Plasma Interactions in Medicine and Biology: What Insights Can You Expect? (invited). (PPT)

  • E. V. Barnat
    Two Dimensional Laser-Collision Induced Fluorescence Measurements in Low Pressure Plasma, (invited). (PDF)

  • V. M. Donnelly
    As Device Dimensions Continue to Shrink… A Journey Through Thirty Years of Plasma Etching Diagnostics and Mechanisms, 2011 American Vacuum Society's John A. Thornton Memorial Award Lecture [Invited]

  • P. Diomede, D. J. Economou and V. M. Donnelly
    Control of the Ion Energy Distribution on a Plasma Electrode. (PDF)

  • N. Fox-Lyon, G.S. Oehrlein N. Ning, D.B. Graves
    H2/Ar and D2/Ar Plasma Interactions with a-C:H Surfaces: A Detailed Study of Modified Layer Formation and Erosion.

  • V. A. Godyak
    Probe Diagnostics Instrument for Laboratory and Industrial Plasmas.

  • J. P. Sheehan, Y. Raitses N. Hershkowitz I. Kaganovich and N. J. Fisch
    A Comparison of Emissive Probe Techniques for Electric Potential Measurements in a Complex Plasma.

  • H. Shin, W. Zhu, V. M. Donnelly and D. J. Economou
    Near-Threshold Ion-Enhanced Silicon Etching. (PDF)

  • S.-H. Song and M. J. Kushner
    SiO2 Etch Property Control Using Pulse Power in Capacitively Coupled Plasmas. (PPT)

  • Z. Xiong, N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Delivering Activation to Surfaces in Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas: Local and Remote. (PPT)

  • C.-S. Yip, N. Hershkowitz
    Maxwell Demon and Its Instabilities.

  • W. Zhu, H. Shin, V. M. Donnelly and D. J. Economou
    Ion Energy Distributions in Pulsed Plasmas with Synchronous DC Bias: Effect of Noble Gas. (PDF)


64rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2011
  • N. Yu. Babaeva and M. J. Kushner
    Control of Ion Activation Energy to Surfaces in Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas Using Porous Dielectrics Films (PPT)

  • V. I. Demidov, I. D. Kaganovich, A. S. Mustafaev, M. E. Koepke, Y. Raitses, S. F. Adams and I. Schweigert
    Nonlocal Control of Electron Energy Distribution Functions in Plasmas with Active Boundaries

  • V. M. Donnelly, P. Baele, Y. Raitses
    Optical Emission Measurements of Electron Temperatures and Metastable Number Densities in a DC/RF Magnetically Confined Xe Plasma

  • D. J. Economou
    Control of the Ion Energy Distribution on Plasma Electrodes (PDF)

  • N. Fox-Lyon, G. S. Oehrlein, N. Ning, D. B. Graves, V. Godyak
    Plasma-Surface Interactions and Impact on Electron Energy Distribution Function

  • F. Galli, M. Mamunuru and U. Kortshagen
    Charging and Ion Bombardment of Nanoparticles in Multi-Component Plasmas

  • S. L. Girshick, P. Agarwal, J. Berndt, E. Kovacevic and L. Boufendi
    Spatiotemporal Evolution of Light Scattering from Growing Nanoparticles in an RF Argon-Silane Plasma

  • V. Godyak
    Electron Temperature Modification in Gas Discharge Plasma [Invited]

  • N. Hershkowitz and C.-S. Yip
    Electron Energy Distribu1on Func1ons Modified by MacKenzie Maxwell Demons (PDF)

  • I. D. Kaganovich, D. Sydorenko, A. Khrabrov, M. Campanell, Y. Raitses, V. I. Demidov, I. Schweigert and A. S. Mustafaev
    Application of Nonlocal Electron Kinetics to Plasma Technologies (PDF)

  • E. Kawamura, M. A. Lieberman, A. J. Lichtenberg and D. B. Graves
    Hybrid Fluid-Analytical Simulation of E to H Instability in Electronegative Discharges

  • W.R. Lempert, A. Montello, M. Nishihara, J.W. Rich, and I.V. Adamovich
    Picosecond CARS Measurements of Vibrational Distribution Functions in a High Pressure Non-Self-Sustained Discharge

  • M. A. Lieberman
    Fast Analytical/Numerical Model of Atmospheric Pressure Radio-Frequency Capacitive Discharges

  • M. D. Logue, H. Shin, W. Zhu, L. Xu, V. M. Donnelly, D. J. Economou and M. J. Kushner
    Ion Energy Distributions in Pulsed Inductively-Coupled Plasmas Having a Pulsed Boundary Electrode (PPT)

  • A. S. Mustafaev, I. D. Kaganovich, V. I. Demidov, S. F. Adams
    Volumetric Control of Anisotropic Electron Distribution Functions in Plasmas with Langmuir Oscillations

  • Y. Raitses, P. Baele, V. M. Donnelly
    A Parametric Study of DC-RF Penning-Type Plasma Discharge

  • Y. Sakiyama, D. Graves, M. Orozov, and G. Morfill
    Plasma Chemistry Simulation of Surface Microdischarge in Humid Air for Wound Healing (PDF)

  • J. P. Sheehan, Y. Raitses, N. Hershkowitz, I. Kaganovich and N. J. Fisch
    A Comparison of Emissive Probe Techniques for Electric Potential Measurements in a Complex Plasma

  • K. Takashima and I.V. Adamovich
    Nanosecond Pulse Discharges and Fast Ionization Wave Discharges: Fundamental Kinetic Processes and Applications (invited)

  • W. Tian and M. J. Kushner
    Streamer Initiation and Propagation in Water with the Assistance of Bubbles and Electric Field Initiated Rarefaction (PPT)

  • Z. Xiong, K. Takashima, I. V. Adamovich and M. J. Kushner
    Simulation of High Pressure Ionization Waves in Straight and Circuitous dielectric Channels (PPT)

  • C.-S. Yip and N. Hershkowitz
    Langmuir's Paradox: Can Ion Instability at Sheath-edge Thermalize the Ions Too? (PPT)

  • C.-S. Yip and N. Hershkowitz
    Electron Energy Distribution Functions Modified by MacKenzie Maxwell Demons

  • Y. Zhang, N. Moore, W. Gekelman and M. J. Kushner
    Development of Ion Energy Distributions Through the Pre-Sheath and Sheath in Dual-Frequency Capacitively Coupled Plasmas (PPT)


Workshop: Control of Distribution Functions in Low Temperature Plasmas, 64rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2011

Link to Presentations


53rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Salt Lake City, November 2011
  • A. N. Andronov, A. S. Smirnov, I. D. Kaganovich, E. A. Startsev, Y. Raitses, R. C. Davidson and V. Demidov
    Secondary Electron Emission in the Limit of Low Energy and its Effect on High Energy Physics Accelerators

  • V. I. Demidov, S. F. Adams, E. A. Bogdanov, A. A. Kudryavtsev and J. M. Williamson, A Spectroscopic Study of the Initial Stages of Pulsed Glow Discharges in Noble Gases