Simulation of dc atmospheric pressure argon micro glow-discharge
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A hybrid model was used to simulate a dc argon micro glow-discharge at atmospheric pressure. The simulations were carried out for a pin-plate electrode configuration with inter-electrode gap spacing of 200 m together with an external circuit. The predicted voltage-current characteristics and current density profiles identify the discharge to be a normal glow-discharge. The neutral gas temperature predictions indicate that the discharge forms a non-thermal, non-equilibrium plasma. Experimental studies were conducted to validate the numerical model. Predictions from the numerical model compare favourably with the experimental measurements. 2006 IOP Publishing Ltd.
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Farouk, T., Farouk, B., Staack, D., Gutsol, A., & Fridman, A.
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Farouk, Tanvir||Farouk, Bakhtier||Staack, David||Gutsol, Alexander||Fridman, Alexander