Proposals

Accepted Proposals

2020

Studies of plasma generated active species on low temperature fuel oxidation

  • Prof. Yiguang Ju, Princeton University
  • Christopher Burger, Princeton University
  • Dr. Nils Hansen, SNL PRF
  • Identification of UV/VUV Bands Generated from a Photoionization Source
  • Dr. Andrew Fierro, University of New Mexico
  • Prof. Jane Lehr, University of New Mexico
  • Justin Smith, University of New Mexico
  • Dr. Benjamin Yee, SNL PRF

 Absolute Atomic Oxygen Species Densities in the Effluent of the COST Reference Source

  • Prof. Katharina Stapelmann, North Carolina State University
  • Brayden Myers, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Edward Barnat, SNL PRF

 Electric Field Measurements at the Surface of a Piezoelectric Transformer for Plasma Jet Formation

  • Prof. David Go, University of Notre Dame
  • Jinyu Yang, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Edward Barnat, SNL PRF

 Electric field measurements to investigate sheath formation in a nanosecond pulsed discharge

  • Prof. Peter J. Bruggeman, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Edward Barnat, SNL PRF

Studies of low temperature chemical kinetics on plasma thermal-chemical instability

  • Prof. Yiguang Ju, Princeton University
  • Madeline Vorenkamp, Princeton University
  • Dr. Jonathan Frank, SNL PRF

Impact of Cs level populations on the discharge characteristics of non-equilibrium thermionic plasmas

  • Dr. Arvind Kannan, Modern Electron, LLC
  • Dr. Amanda Lietz, SNL PRF
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Particle-in-cell modeling of low pressure ( 2000 V) dual-frequency capacitively coupled plasmas

  • Dr. Shahid Rauf, Applied Materials, Inc.
  • Dr. Amanda Lietz, SNL PRF
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Tests of a proposed sheath instability mechanism using ALEPH

  • Prof. Scott Baalrud, University of Michigan
  • Lucas Beving, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

2021

Computational Studies of Plasma Self-Organization in the Anode Region of DC Glow Discharges

  • Prof. Vladimir Kolobov, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Understanding the vacuum arc plasma expansion by particle-in-cell simulations

  • Prof. Andreas Kyritsakis, University of Tartu
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Photoemission induced plasma breakdown

  • Prof. Peng Zhang, Michigan State University
  • Dr. Brian Bentz, SNL PRF
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Benchmarking of high-performance low-temperature plasma particle-in-cell codes

  • Dr. Igor Kaganovich, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Dr. John Cary, Tech-X Corporation
  • Dr. Matt Hopkins, SNL PRF

Investigation of Plasma Assisted Ammonia Combustion for Renewable Energy

  • Prof. Wenting Sun, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Nils Hansen, SNL PRF

In Situ Measurements of Formaldehyde and Methyl Radical in Plasma-Assisted Catalytic Methane Conversion 

  • Prof. Igor Adamovich, The Ohio State University
  • Caleb Richards, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Jonathan Frank, SNL PRF
  • Dr. Dirk van den Bekerom, SNL PRF

Quantification of Reactive Species and Characterization of High-Water Content in Dielectric Barrier Discharge using Laser Induced Fluorescence 

  • Prof. Tanvir Farouk, University of South Carolina
  • Malik Tahiyat, University of South Carolina
  • Dr. Jonathan Frank, SNL PRF
  • Dr. Dirk van den Bekerom, SNL PRF

Mass Spectrometry of Plasma-Water Purification to Understand Methylene Blue Decomposition Productions and Pathways

  • Prof. Gabe Xu, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • Dr. Nils Hansen, SNL PRF

2022

3D Laser Collisional Induced Fluorescence of Spatially Non-Uniform Magnetized RF Surface Plasma;

  • Gabe Xu, University of Alabama, Huntsville

 Temperature and methyl radical measurements in a plasma-assisted methane-air flame

  • Deanna Lacoste, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)

Reference electron density measurements in a capacitively coupled radiofrequency plasma source 

  • Zoltan Donko, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary

Modeling and Measurements of Methyl Radical Generation in Plasma-Assisted Methane Chemistry

  • Sanjana Kerketta, University of Michigan
  • Astrid Raisanen, University of Michigan
  • Mark Kushner, University of Michigan

In situ exploration of hydrogen peroxide formed in the microscale atmospheric pressure plasma COST jet

  • Katharina Stapelmann, North Carolina State University

Enhancing the Selectivity of Plasma-Catalytic Oxidative Coupling of Methane

  • Igor Adamovich, Ohio State University

Sum Frequency Generation to Probe the Chemical and Physical Properties of a Plasma-Liquid Interface

  • Peter Bruggeman, University of Minnesota

Understanding sheath deformation around Langmuir probes in flowing plasmas and presheaths

  • Greg Severn, University of San Diego

Methyl imaging measurements in nanosecond plasma-assisted methane pyrolysis

  • Jean Maillard, CentraleSupelec, Universite Paris-Saclay;
  • Erwan Pannier,CentraleSupelec, Universite Paris-Saclay;
  • Christophe Laux, CentraleSupelec, Universite Paris-Saclay;

Characterization of vacuum ultraviolet emission from a corona discharge source operating in various gases

  • Andy Fierro, University of New Mexico
  • Jane Lehr, University of New Mexico
  • Justin Smith, University of New Mexico

Presheath ion heating due to ion-acoustic instabilities in 2D and hybrid simulations

  • Scott Baalrud, University of Michigan
  • Lucas Beving, University of Michigan

Particle Dynamics in Plasma-Assisted Catalytic Reactions of Ammonia

  • David Caron, Princeton University
  • Ahmed Diallo, Princeton University
  • Bruce Koel, Princeton University

Sum Frequency Generation to Identify Surface Species and Pathways for NH3 synthesis by Plasma Catalysis

  • Aditya Bhan, University of Minnesota