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BY-NC-ND 3.0 license Open Access Published by De Gruyter Open Access November 17, 2014

Spatially resolved measurement of hydroxyl (OH) radical concentration in a microwave plasma jet by planar laser-induced fluorescence

Jan Voráč EMAIL logo , Jaroslav Hnilica , Vít Kudrle and Pavel Dvořák
From the journal Open Chemistry


The spatially resolved concentration of OH radicals in the effluent of a microwave (MW) surfatron plasma jet was measured by planar laser-induced fluorescence. Two cases were compared – constant MW power and MW power modulated by 80 Hz. In both cases the maximal concentration was at the tip of the visible discharge, but for constant MW power the OH was spread over a larger volume. The maximum concentration in both cases was on the order of 1022 m-3.

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Received: 2014-1-24
Accepted: 2014-5-13
Published Online: 2014-11-17

© 2015 Jan Voráč et al.

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