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Chemical kinetics and energy transfer in moderate pressure H2 plasmas used in diamond MPACVD processes
A kinetic model for moderate-pressure microwave H2 plasmas obtained in diamond deposition reactors is presented. This model involves three groups of reactions which describe the vibrational kineticsExpand
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Role played by the N2(A3Σu+) metastable in stationary N2 and N2-O2 discharges
The role played by the N2(A3Σu+) metastable on the overall kinetics of N2 and N2-O2 stationary discharges is illustrated by using a kinetic model based on the self-consistent solutions to theExpand
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Role of the wall reactor material on the species density distributions in an N2-O2 post-discharge for plasma sterilization
The species density distributions in a large post-discharge reactor placed downstream from a flowing microwave discharge in N2?O2 are calculated using a three-dimensional hydrodynamic model. TheExpand
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Spectroscopy study and modelling of an afterglow created by a low-pressure pulsed discharge in N2-CH4
Time-resolved emission spectroscopy is used to investigate the relaxation of N2(B 3Πg), N2(C 3Πu) and CN(B 2Σ) states in the time afterglow of a low-pressure N2-CH4 pulsed discharge, with timeExpand
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Self-consistent kinetic model of the short-lived afterglow in flowing nitrogen
A detailed kinetic model for the flowing nitrogen microwave discharge and post-discharge is developed with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding into the processes responsible for the formationExpand
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Numerical Modeling of a He–N2 Capillary Surface Wave Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure
A self-consistent steady-state spatially averaged collisional-radiativemodel in which the rate coefficients involving electrons are calculatedfrom the solution to the electron Boltzmann equation hasExpand
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Effective ionization coefficients and electron drift velocities in gas mixtures of SF6 with He, Xe, CO2 and N2 from Boltzmann analysis
The effective reduced electron ionization coefficients (α−η)/N, with α and η denoting the first Townsend ionization and attachment coefficients, respectively, and the drift velocities are calculatedExpand
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Modelling of a low-pressure N2–O2 discharge and post-discharge reactor for plasma sterilization
A model is used to study the afterglow of a flowing microwave discharge at ω/(2π) = 2450 MHz, p =667 Pa (5 Torr), in the mixture N 2 -xO 2 , with x = 0.7-7% of O 2 . This model considers aExpand
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Vibrational distributions in N2 with an improved calculation of energy levels using the RKR method
The potential curve of the N2 ground state ðX 1 R þ g Þ has been accurately reconstructed using the Rydberg– Klein–Rees (RKR) method extrapolated by a Hulburt and Hirschfelder potential for longerExpand
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Two-temperature models for nitrogen dissociation
Abstract Accurate sets of nitrogen state-resolved dissociation rates have been reduced to two-temperature (translational T and vibrational T v ) dissociation rates. The analysis of suchExpand
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