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Title: Collaborative Research: Fundamental studies of plasma control using surface embedded electronic devices

The proposed study will investigate the effect of active electron injection of from electrode surfaces To the best of our knowledge, no such a study has ever been attempted even though it could lead to the formation of whole new classes of plasma based devices and systems. We are motivated by recent articles and simple theory which gives strong reason to believe that embedded electronic devices can be used to exert control over the SEE coefficient of semiconductor surfaces (and maybe other surface types as well). Furthermore, the research will explore how such sub-surface electronic devices can best be used to exert control over an associated plasma.
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  1. Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)
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Technical Report
Research Org:
University of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) (SC-24)
Contributing Orgs:
University of Texas, Dallas, TX (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY Plasma Physics; Active Electron Injection; Computational Modeling; DC Microdischarges