Temporal evolution of the glow and spark regimes of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in water vapor

Florent P. Sainct*, Deanna Lacoste, Christophe O. Laux

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Abstract

Nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges are applied to pure water vapor at 450 K and 1 atm. The plasma behavior in the glow and spark regimes is presented. The glow regime presents a streamer-like propagation, whereas the spark regime shows an homogeneous excitation of the gap.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6858003
Pages (from-to)2620-2621
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Volume42
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

Keywords

  • Ion emission
  • Non-equilibrium plasma discharges
  • atmospheric-pressure plasmas
  • steam.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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