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Title: Ion irradiation effects on ionic liquids interfaced with rf discharge plasmas

Abstract

The availability of plasma ion irradiation toward a gas-liquid interface is investigated in a rf discharge system incorporating an ionic liquid. The introduction of the ionic liquid to the plasma causes the formation of a sheath electric field on the ionic liquid surface, resulting in the acceleration of the ions to the ionic liquid and the generation of secondary electrons from the ionic liquid by the ion irradiation. These effects are found to advance the discharge process and enhance the plasma production.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Department of Electronic Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8579 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20971925
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 90; Journal Issue: 20; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2739327; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ACCELERATION; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTRON EMISSION; ELECTRONS; HIGH-FREQUENCY DISCHARGES; INTERFACES; IRRADIATION; PLASMA; PLASMA PRODUCTION; PLASMA SHEATH

Citation Formats

Baba, K., Kaneko, T., and Hatakeyama, R.. Ion irradiation effects on ionic liquids interfaced with rf discharge plasmas. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2739327.
Baba, K., Kaneko, T., & Hatakeyama, R.. Ion irradiation effects on ionic liquids interfaced with rf discharge plasmas. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2739327.
Baba, K., Kaneko, T., and Hatakeyama, R.. Mon . "Ion irradiation effects on ionic liquids interfaced with rf discharge plasmas". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2739327.
@article{osti_20971925,
title = {Ion irradiation effects on ionic liquids interfaced with rf discharge plasmas},
author = {Baba, K. and Kaneko, T. and Hatakeyama, R.},
abstractNote = {The availability of plasma ion irradiation toward a gas-liquid interface is investigated in a rf discharge system incorporating an ionic liquid. The introduction of the ionic liquid to the plasma causes the formation of a sheath electric field on the ionic liquid surface, resulting in the acceleration of the ions to the ionic liquid and the generation of secondary electrons from the ionic liquid by the ion irradiation. These effects are found to advance the discharge process and enhance the plasma production.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2739327},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 20,
volume = 90,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon May 14 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Mon May 14 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}
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