New plasma techniques are contributing to the rapid development of new micro-electromechanical systems.
Plasma Improves Printing of Fine Structures Using Nano Inks
Plasma printing pre-treatment contributes to increased print resolution with conductive nano inks on flexible polymer substrates.
The Antimicrobial and Plant Growth Properties of Plasma
Scientists investigated the bactericidal effect and plant growth enhancement using oxygen radical plasma-irradiated organic compound solutions.
Sterilizing Qualities of Cold Atmospheric Plasma Affected by Gas Composition
Analyzing the impact of gas composition on the bactericidal efficiency, plasma parameters, and species formation in a cold atmospheric plasma jet in contact with water.
Plasma Improves Adhesion of 3D Printing
Scientists from the University of La Rioja in Spain showed how polyoxymethylene (POM) can be an excellent engineering material for 3D printing when an atmospheric pressure air plasma treatment is applied on a polycarbonate (PC)‐printing base.
A New Plasma-Based Method for the Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles
A plasma‐based gas‐phase method for a direct and lower‐cost synthesis of gold nanoparticle and gas entrainment.
Plasma Seed Coatings to Protect Crops Against Fungi
A trilayer plasma-deposited coating that encapsules maize to protect against infection by the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum.
Improving PET Polymer Using VUV Photons
Japanese researchers studied how to increase the water contact angle of a PET surface.
How Fabric Can Separate Oil & Water
Researchers have developed a gas-phase deposition process to obtain either superhydrophobic or superamphiphilic nanocomposite coatings on filtration membranes.
Influence of Protein on the Antimicrobial Effect of Plasma
Can plasma offer a solution for decontamination of food or water which includes the presence of proteins?