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Status and potential of atmospheric plasma processing of materials
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(Color online) Breakdown voltage of parallel plates in a gas as a function of pressure and gap distance for various gases.

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(Color online) Number of articles published since 1940 showing the increasing interest of research groups in atmospheric plasma technology.

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(Color online) Configurations of dielectric barrier discharge systems.

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(Color online) Cylindrical dielectric barrier discharge system for the treatment of films and textiles.

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(Color online) Roll-to-roll dielectric barrier discharge setup for the deposition of thin coatings using atomized liquid precursors.

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(Color online) ARL dielectric barrier discharge system, (a) uniform glow and (b) filamentary discharge.

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(Color online) Interaction of atmospheric-pressure plasmas with materials, etching, deposition, and surface functionalization.

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Aging study of plasma exposed UHMWPE films.

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XPS analysis of as-received and plasma treated UHMWPE films.

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(Color online) SEM micrographs of plasma treated UHMWPE films showing the formation of microdepressions due to exposure to filamentary discharges.

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(Color online) SEM micrographs of polypropylene fibers before and after plasma treatment (courtesy of Y. Liang, Drexel University).

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(Color online) Interaction of plasma functionalized surfaces with polymer matrices in composite structures.

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(Color online) Plasma needle setup.

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(Color online) Effect of oxygen introduction to a He microplasma from left to right oxygen percentage in helium: 0, 1, 2, and 5.


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Dependence of water contact angle and surface energy of UHMWPE on plasma treatment time.


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Scitation: Status and potential of atmospheric plasma processing of materials