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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

1.3 PHYSICAL SCIENCES, Atomic, Molecular and Chemical Physics, Fluids and plasma physics, 2.2 ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONIC, INFORMATION ENGINEERING, Electrical and electronic engineering

Publication Details

Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on (Volume:39 , Issue: 11 ) pp.2326-2327

DOI:10.1109/TPS.2011.2157978

Abstract

This paper presents optical imaging and optical emission spectroscopy (OES) data of an atmospheric-pressure plasma jet. It is shown how the visual information and OES information of the air discharge are related as the blown arc extends from the nozzle (2-4 mm) with a molecular nitrogen rotational temperature on the order of 1700 K and the flowing afterglow beyond this region is dominated by the cooler (300-K) NO-O chemiluminescent reaction that produces NO2 species.

DOI

10.1109/TPS.2011.2157978

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