Effects of excitation voltage pulse shape on the characteristics of atmospheric-pressure nanosecond discharges

  title={Effects of excitation voltage pulse shape on the characteristics of atmospheric-pressure nanosecond discharges},
  author={Zolt{\'a}n Donk{\'o} and Satoshi Hamaguchi and Timo Gans},
  journal={Plasma Sources Science and Technology},
The characteristics of atmospheric-pressure microdischarges excited by nanosecond high-voltage pulses are investigated in helium-nitrogen mixtures, as a function of the parameters of the excitation voltage pulses. In particular, cases of single-pulse excitation as well as unipolar and bipolar double-pulse excitation are studied, at different pulse durations, voltage amplitudes, and delay times (for the case of double-pulse excitation). Our investigations are carried out with a particle… 
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