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The kINPen—a review on physics and chemistry of the atmospheric pressure plasma jet and its applications

Stephan Reuter, Thomas von Woedtke and Klaus-Dieter Weltmann

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The kINPen® plasma jet was developed from laboratory prototype to commercially available non-equilibrium cold plasma jet for various applications in materials research, surface treatment and medicine. It has proven to be a valuable plasma source for industry as well as research and commercial use in plasma medicine, leading to very successful therapeutic results and its certification as a medical device. This topical review presents the different kINPen plasma sources available. Diagnostic techniques applied to the kINPen are introduced. The review summarizes the extensive studies of the physics and plasma chemistry of the kINPen performed by research groups across the world, and closes with a brief overview of the main application fields.

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kINPen ; atmospheric pressure plasma jet ; MHz argon discharge ; reactive species ; plasma liquid interaction ; plasma medicine ; plasma spectroscopy

Subjects: 3100 Physics > 3100 Physics
3100 Physics > 3107 Plasma physics
Department: Department of Engineering Physics
Funders: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Princeton University
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5110/
Journal Title: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (vol. 51, no. 23)
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aab3ad
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aab3ad
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2023 08:23
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2024 13:54
Cite in APA 7: Reuter, S., von Woedtke, T., & Weltmann, K.-D. (2018). The kINPen—a review on physics and chemistry of the atmospheric pressure plasma jet and its applications. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51(23), 233001 (51 pages). https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aab3ad


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