Nonthermal plasma operated in dielectric barrier discharge decomposes the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide into its constituent elements: oxygen and nitrogen.
Size Effects of Silver Nanoparticles
Size affects the deposition of silver nanoparticles onto polyamide fabrics, Portuguese researchers have found.
Sputtering of PET
Etching of PET in a plasma has been mimicked in a particle beam experiment by exposing spin-coated PET samples to quantified fluxes ions and atoms.
Barrier Coating Reduces Plasticizer Leaching from PVC
A new technology developed by FILK Freiberg and Fraunhofer IST allows production of films only 1 µm on PVC, which are effective barrier for plasticizers.
Monitored gluthathion oxidation in argon plasma
The action of plasma at the gas-solution interface in argon on reduced glutathione has been investigated through Raman spectroscopy.
New Surfaces for Tissue Engineering
Plasma polymerization technique is used to modify the surface of a biologically inert substrate for the purpose of enhancing cell adhesion.
Understanding Plasma Medicine? A New Model Helps to Explain
In plasma medicine reactive oxygen species are attracting increasing attention due to their wide potential applications.
New research studies a combination of electrosurgery and plasma chemistry for tissue removal with less heat generation but maintaining fast dissection of tissue.
Nanotexturing of transparent polymers with plasma etching
New work in nanotechnology: nanotexturing of plastics improves anti-reflectivity.
Improved Bonding of Acrylic Paints
Environmentally friendly coatings for use as a primer between aluminium alloys and acrylic paints?