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The 2017 Plasma Roadmap: Low temperature plasma science and technology

Adamovich, I; Baalrud, S D; Bogaerts, A; Bruggeman, P J; Cappelli, M; Colombo, V; Czarnetzki, U; Ebert, U; Eden, J G; Favia, P; Graves, D B; Hamaguchi, S; Hieftje, G; Hori, M; Kaganovich, I D; Kortshagen, U; Kushner, M J; Mason, N. J.; Mazouffre, S; Thagard, S Mededovic; Metelmann, H-R; Mizuno, A; Moreau, E; Murphy, A B; Niemira, B A; Oehrlein, G S; Petrovic, Z Lj; Pitchford, L C; Pu, Y-K; Rauf, S; Sakai, O; Samukawa, S; Starikovskaia, S; Tennyson, J; Terashima, K; Turner, M M; van de Sanden, M C M and Vardelle, A (2017). The 2017 Plasma Roadmap: Low temperature plasma science and technology. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(32) p. 323001.

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Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics published the first Plasma Roadmap in 2012 consisting of the individual perspectives of 16 leading experts in the various sub-fields of low temperature plasma science and technology. The 2017 Plasma Roadmap is the first update of a planned series of periodic updates of the Plasma Roadmap. The continuously growing interdisciplinary nature of the low temperature plasma field and its equally broad range of applications are making it increasingly difficult to identify major challenges that encompass all of the many sub-fields and applications. This intellectual diversity is ultimately a strength of the field. The current state of the art for the 19 sub-fields addressed in this roadmap demonstrates the enviable track record of the low temperature plasma field in the development of plasmas as an enabling technology for a vast range of technologies that underpin our modern society. At the same time, the many important scientific and technological challenges shared in this roadmap show that the path forward is not only scientifically rich but has the potential to make wide and far reaching contributions to many societal challenges.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 IOP Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1361-6463
Keywords: plasma; low-temperature plasma; roadmap
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Physics
Item ID: 51381
Depositing User: Stephen Serjeant
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2017 10:08
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 08:36
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