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Title: Apparatus for atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole spark discharge and uses thereof

Abstract

Disclosed herein are atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole pulsed spark discharge devices and methods for creating plasma. The devices include a conduit for fluidically communicating a gas, a plasma, or both, therethrough, portion of the conduit capable of being connected to a gas supply, and a second portion of the conduit capable of emitting a plasma; a positive electrode comprising a sharp tip; and a ground plate electrode. Disclosed are methods for treating a skin ulcer using non-thermal plasma include flowing a gas through a cold spark discharge zone simultaneously with the creation of a pulsed spark discharge to give rise to a non-thermal plasma emitted from a conduit, the non-thermal plasma comprising NO; and contacting a skin ulcer with said non-thermal plasma for sufficient time and intensity to give rise to treatment of the skin ulcer.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1334669
Patent Number(s):
9511240
Application Number:
13/256,556
Assignee:
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61N - ELECTROTHERAPY
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-06NT42724
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Mar 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Dobrynin, Danil V., Fridman, Alexander, Cho, Young I., Fridman, Gregory, and Friedman, Gennady. Apparatus for atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole spark discharge and uses thereof. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Dobrynin, Danil V., Fridman, Alexander, Cho, Young I., Fridman, Gregory, & Friedman, Gennady. Apparatus for atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole spark discharge and uses thereof. United States.
Dobrynin, Danil V., Fridman, Alexander, Cho, Young I., Fridman, Gregory, and Friedman, Gennady. Tue . "Apparatus for atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole spark discharge and uses thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1334669.
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abstractNote = {Disclosed herein are atmospheric pressure pin-to-hole pulsed spark discharge devices and methods for creating plasma. The devices include a conduit for fluidically communicating a gas, a plasma, or both, therethrough, portion of the conduit capable of being connected to a gas supply, and a second portion of the conduit capable of emitting a plasma; a positive electrode comprising a sharp tip; and a ground plate electrode. Disclosed are methods for treating a skin ulcer using non-thermal plasma include flowing a gas through a cold spark discharge zone simultaneously with the creation of a pulsed spark discharge to give rise to a non-thermal plasma emitted from a conduit, the non-thermal plasma comprising NO; and contacting a skin ulcer with said non-thermal plasma for sufficient time and intensity to give rise to treatment of the skin ulcer.},
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