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Title: Repeatability of cold atmospheric pressure plasma experiments for biological inactivation applications
Authors: Shaw, Alexander
Dolezalova, Eva
Simek, Milan
Shama, Gilbert
Iza, Felipe
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: IOP Plasma Physics Group and Vacuum Expo
Citation: SHAW, A. ... et al, 2014. Repeatability of cold atmospheric pressure plasma experiments for biological inactivation applications. Presented at: The 12th UK Technological Plasma Workshop, 15th-16th October 2014, Ricoh Arena, Coventry.
Abstract: Research related to non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma sources and technologies is currently focused on emerging applications in medicine and biology. As in any other plasma application, the efficacy of the plasma treatment depends on various discharge operating conditions such as temperature, humidity, discharge geometry, dissipated power and feed gas composition, all of which influence chemical and physical processes in the discharge. In addition, attention needs to be paid to the various methods in which biological ‘targets’ are prepared and presented to the plasma as these can have a profound influence on the treatment efficacy. Currently, different laboratories around the world use a wide variety of plasma devices and microbiological techniques, making a direct and quantitative comparison of experimental results virtually impossible.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Sponsor: This work has been supported by the MEYS under project LD13010, VES13 COST CZ (COST Action MP 1101) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/18345
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