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PUBLICATIONS 2018

  1. R. R. Arslanbekov, V. I. Kolobov
    Adaptive Kinetic-Fluid Models for Expanding Plasmas, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1031 012018 (2018). [doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1031/1/012018]

  2. N. A. Arthur, J. E. Foster and E. V. Barnat
    Laser Collisional Induced Fluorescence Electron Density Measurements as a Function of Ring Bias and the Onset of Anode Spot Formation in a Ring Cusp Magnetic Field, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 055020 (2018). [doi: 10.1088/1361-6595/aac309]

  3. N. Yu. Babaeva, G. V. Naidis and M. J. Kushner
    Interaction of Positive Streamers in Air with Bubbles Floating on Liquid Surfaces: Conductive and Dielectric Bubbles, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 015016 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aaa5da]

  4. S. J. Doyle, A. R. Gibson, J. Flatt, T. S. Ho, R. W. Boswell, C. Charles, P. Tian, M. J. Kushner and J. Dedrick
    Spatio-temporal Plasma Heating Mechanisms in a Radio Frequency Electrothermal Microthruster, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 085011 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aad79a]

  5. K. W. Engeling, J. Kruszelnicki, M. J. Kushner and J. E. Foster
    Time-resolved Evolution of Microdischarges, Surface Ionization Waves and Plasma Propagation in a Two-dimensional Packed Bed Reactor, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 085002 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aad2c5]

  6. J. E. Foster, S. Mujovic, J. Groele and I. M. Blankson
    Towards High Throughput Plasma Based Water Purifiers: Design Considerations and the Pathway Towards Practical Application, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51, 293001 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aac816]

  7. Y. Fu, J. Krek, G.M. Parsey, and J. P. Verboncoeur
    Characterizing the Dominant Ions in Low-temperature Argon Plasmas in the Range of 1-800 Torr, Phys. Plasmas 25, 033505 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5020097]

  8. Y. Fu, J. Krek, P. Zhang, and J. P. Verboncoeur
    Evaluating Microgap Breakdown Mode Transition with Electric Field Non-uniformity, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 095014 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aadf56]

  9. Y. Fu, J. Krek, P. Zhang and J. P. Verboncoeur
    Gas Breakdown in Microgaps with a Surface Protrusion on the Electrode, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 47, 2011 (2018). [doi:10.1109/TPS.2018.2878011]

  10. Y. Fu, P. Zhang, and J. P. Verboncoeur
    Paschen’s Curve in Microgaps with an Electrode Surface Protrusion, Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 054102 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5045182]

  11. Y. Fu, P. Zhang, J. P. Verboncoeur
    Gas Breakdown in Atmospheric Pressure Microgaps with a Surface Protrusion on the Cathode, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 254102 (2018). [Featured]. [doi:10.1063/1.5037688]

  12. Y. Fu, P. Zhang, J. P. Verboncoeur, A. J. Christlieb, and X. Wang
    Effect of Surface Protrusion on Plasma Sheath Properties in Atmospheric Microdischarges, Phys. Plasmas 25, 013530 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5011768]

  13. S. Gershman and Y. Raitses
    Moderate Pressure Plasma Source of Nonthermal Electrons, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51, 235202 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aabfb1]

  14. S. Huang, V. Volynets, J. R. Hamilton, S. K. Nam, I.-C. Song, S. Luf, J. Tennyson and M. J. Kushner
    Downstream Etching of Silicon Nitride Using Continuous-wave and Pulsed Remote Plasma Sources Sustained in Ar/NF3/O2 Mixtures, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 36, 021305 (2018). [doi:10.1116/1.5019673]

  15. C. M. Huard, S. J. Lanham and M. J. Kushner
    Consequences of Atomic Layer Etching on Wafer Scale Uniformity in Inductively Coupled Plasmas, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51, 155201 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aab322]

  16. C. M. Huard, S. Sriraman, A. Paterson and M. J. Kushner
    Transient Behavior in Quasi-atomic Layer Etching of Silicon Dioxide and Silicon Nitride in Fluorocarbon Plasmas, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 36, 06B101 (2018). [doi:10.1116/1.5049225]

  17. E. Kawamura, M. A. Lieberman and A. J. Lichtenberg
    Ionization Instability Induced Striations in Low Frequency and Pulsed He/H2O Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas, Phys. of Plasmas 25, 013535 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5016072]

  18. E. Kawamura, M. A. Lieberman and A. J. Lichtenberg
    Symmetry Breaking in High Frequency, Symmetric Capacitively Coupled Plasmas, Phys. of Plasmas 25, 093517 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5048947]

  19. A. J. Knoll, P. Luan, A. Pranda, R. L. Bruce and G. S. Oehrlein
    Polymer Etching by Atmospheric-pressure Plasma Jet and Surface Micro-discharge Sources: Activation Energy Analysis and Etching Directionality, Plasma Processes and Polymers 15, 1700217 (2018). [doi:10.1002/ppap.201700217]

  20. V.S.S.K. Kondeti, C. Phan, K. Wende, H. Jablonowski, U. Gangal, J. Granick, R. C. Hunter and P. J. Bruggeman
    Long-lived and Short-lived Reactive Species Produced by a cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet for the Inactivation of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Staphylococcus Aureus, Free Radical Biology and Medicine 124, 275–287 (2018). [doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.05.083]

  21. B. Kraus and Y. Raitses
    Floating Potential of Emitting Surfaces in Plasmas with Respect to the Space Potential, Physics of Plasmas 25, 030701 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5018335]

  22. J. Lai, V. Petrov and J. E. Foster
    Understanding Plasma–Liquid Interface Instabilities Using Particle Image Velocimetry and Shadowgraphy Imaging Methods, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 46, 875-881 (2018). [doi:10.1109/TPS.2018.2805882]

  23. A. M. Lietz and M. J. Kushner
    Electrode Configurations in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets: Production of Reactive Species, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 105020 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aadf5b]

  24. A. Lietz and M. J. Kushner
    Molecular Admixtures and Impurities in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets, J. Appl. Phys. 124, 153303 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5049430]

  25. P. Luan and G. S. Oehrlein
    Stages of Polymer Transformation during Remote Plasma Oxidation (RPO) at Atmospheric Pressure, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51, 135201 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aaaf60]

  26. Z. Machala and D. B. Graves
    Frugal Biotech Applications of Low-Temperature Plasma, Trends in Biotechnology 36, 579 (2018). [doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2017.07.013]

  27. H-R. Metelmann, D. B. Graves et al.
    Clinical Experience of Cold Plasma in the Treatment of Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer, Clinical Plasma Medicine 9, 6 (2018). [doi: 10.1016/j.cpme.2017.09.001]

  28. A. S. Mustafaev , V. I. Yarygin, V. S. Soukhomlinov , A. B. Tsyganov, and I. D. Kaganovich
    Nano-size Effects in Graphite/graphene Structure Exposed to Cesium Vapor, J. Appl. Phys. 124, 123304 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5037028]

  29. G. Nayak, H. Aboubakr, S. Goyal, P. J. Bruggeman
    Reactive Species Responsible for the Inactivation of Feline Calicivirus by a Two-Dimensional Array of Integrated Coaxial Microhollow Dielectric Barrier Discharges in Air, Plasma Process. Polym. 15, e170119 (2018). [doi:10.1002/ppap.201700119]

  30. T. Nguyen, E. Hernandez, V. M. Donnelly and D. J. Economou
    Excitation Mechanisms in a Nonequilibrium Helium Plasma Jet Emerging in Ambient Air at 1 atm, J. Vac. Sci. & Technol. A 36, 04F406 (2018). [doi:10.1116/1.5023693]

  31. X. Pei. D. Gidon and D. B. Graves
    Propeller Arc: Design and Basic Characteristics, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 125007 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aaf7ef]

  32. S. Pramanik, S. K. E. Hill, B. Zhi, N. V. Hudson-Smith, J. J. Wu, J. N.White, E. A. McIntire, V.S.S.K. Kondeti, A. L. Lee, P. J. Bruggeman, U. R. Kortshagen, C. L.Haynes
    Comparative Toxicity Assessment of Novel Si Quantum Dots and Their Traditional Cd-based Counterparts Using Bacteria Models Shewanella Oneidensis and Bacillus Subtilis, Environmental Sci. Nano 5, 1890-1901 (2018). [doi:10.1039/C8EN00332G]

  33. A. Pranda, S. A. Gutierrez Razo, Z. Tomova, J. T. Fourkas, G. S. Oehrlein
    Role of the Dense Amorphous Carbon Layer in Photoresist Etching, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 36, 021304 (2018). [doi:10.1116/1.5009640]

  34. B. Scheiner, E. V. Barnat, S. D. Baalrud, M. M. Hopkins and B. T. Yee
    Measurement of Fireball Onset, Physics of Plasmas 25, 043513 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5026869]

  35. S. Schröter , A. R. Gibson, M. J. Kushner, T. Gans and D. O’Connell
    Numerical Study of the Influence of Surface Reaction Probabilities on Reactive Species in an rf Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Containing Humidity, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 60, 014035 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6587/aa8fe9]

  36. S. Schröter, A. Wijaikhum, A. R. Gibson, A. West, H. L. Davies, N. Minesi, J. Dedrick, E. Wagenaars, N. de Oliveira, L. Nahon, M. J. Kushner, J.-P. Booth, K. Niemi, T. Gans and D. O’Connell
    Chemical Kinetics in an Atmospheric Pressure Helium Plasma Containing Humidity, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 20, 24263 (2018). [doi:10.1039/c8cp02473a]

  37. S. Sharma, I. D. Kaganovich, A. V. Khrabrov, P. Kaw, A. Sen
    Spatial Symmetry Breaking in Single-frequency CCP Discharge with Transverse Magnetic Field, Physics of Plasmas 25, 080704 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5033350]

  38. M. Simeni Simeni, E. Baratte, C. Zhang, K. Frederickson, and I. V. Adamovich
    Electric Field Measurements in Nanosecond Pulse Discharges in Air over Liquid Water Surface, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 27, 015011 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aaa06e]

  39. M. Simeni Simeni, B. Goldberg, I. Gulko, K. Frederickson, and I. V. Adamovich
    Sub-Nanosecond Resolution Electric Field Measurements During Ns Pulse Breakdown in Ambient Air, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 51, 01LT01 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa9a80]

  40. M. Simeni Simeni, Y. Tang, Y.-C. Hung, Z. Eckert, K. Frederickson and I. V. Adamovich
    Electric Field in Ns Pulse and AC Electric Discharges in a Hydrogen Diffusion Flame, Combustion and Flame 197, 254-264, (2018). [doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.08.004]

  41. M. Simeni Simeni, Y. Tang, K. Frederickson, and I. V. Adamovich
    Electric Field Distribution in a Surface Plasma Flow Actuator Powered by Ns Discharge Pulse Trains, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 27, 104001 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aae1c8]

  42. A. D. Stepanov, J. J. Barnard, A. Friedman, E. P. Gilson, D. P. Grote, Q. Ji, I. D. Kaganovich, A. Persaud, P. A. Seidl and T. Schenkel
    Optimizing Beam Transport in Rapidly Compressing Beams on the Neutralized Drift Compression Experiment-II, Matter Radiat. Extremes 3, 78 (2018). [doi:10.1016/j.mre.2018.01.001]

  43. P. Svarnas, I. Romadanov, A. Diallo and Y. Raitses
    Laser-Induced Fluorescence of Xe I and Xe II in Ambipolar Plasma Flow, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 46, 1-12 (2018). [doi:10.1109/TPS.2018.2857508]

  44. C. Swanson and I. D. Kaganovich
    Modeling of Reduced Secondary Electron Emission Yield from a Foam or Fuzz Surface, J. Appl. Phys. 123, 023302 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5008261]

  45. D. Sydorenko, I. D. Kaganovich, P. L. G. Ventzek, and L. Chen
    Excitation of a Global Plasma Mode by an Intense Electron Beam in a dc Discharge, Phys. Plasmas 25, 011606 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5018427]

  46. C. Winters, Z. Eckert, Z. Yin, K. Frederickson, and I. V. Adamovich
    Measurements and Kinetic Modeling of Atomic Species in Fuel-Oxidizer Mixtures Excited by a Repetitive Nanosecond Pulse Discharge, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 51, 015202 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa9942]

  47. L. Xu, A. V. Khrabrov, I. D. Kaganovich, T. J. Sommerer
    Three Regimes of High Voltage Breakdown in Helium, Plasma Science and Technology 27, 104004 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aace19]

  48. W. Yang, S. N. Averkin, A. V. Khrabrov, I. D. Kaganovich, Y.-N. Wang, S. Aleiferis and P. Svarnas
    Benchmarking and Validation of Global Model Code for Negative Hydrogen Ion Sources, Physics of Plasmas 25, 113509 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5050029]

  49. K. Zhao, Y.-X. Liu, E. Kawamura, De-Qi Wen, M. A. Lieberman, and Y.-N. Wang
    Experimental Investigation of Standing Wave Effect in Dual-frequency Capacitively Coupled Argon Discharges: Role of Low Frequency Source, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 055017 (2018). [doi:10.1088/1361-6595/aac242]

  50. K. Zhao, Y.-X. Liu, De-Qi Wen, D. J. Economou, and Y.-N. Wang
    A New B-dot Probe Circuit for Magnetic Diagnostics of Radio Frequency Discharges, Review of Scientific Instruments 89, 105104 (2018). [doi:10.1063/1.5041814]