Chapter 20. Remark on Production of Atmospheric Pressure Non-Thermal Plasmas for Modern Application

  1. Prof. Riccardo d'Agostino2,
  2. Prof. Pietro Favia2,
  3. Prof. Yoshinobu Kawai3,
  4. Prof. Hideo Ikegami4,
  5. Prof. Noriyoshi Sato5 and
  6. Prof. Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari6
  1. R. Itatani

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch20

Advanced Plasma Technology

Advanced Plasma Technology

How to Cite

Itatani, R. (2007) Remark on Production of Atmospheric Pressure Non-Thermal Plasmas for Modern Application, in Advanced Plasma Technology (eds R. d'Agostino, P. Favia, Y. Kawai, H. Ikegami, N. Sato and F. Arefi-Khonsari), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy

  2. 3

    Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Engineering Sciences, Kasugakoen 6-1, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

  3. 4

    National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, Gifu 509-5292, Japan

  4. 5

    Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Kadan 4-17-113, Sendai 980-0815, Japan

  5. 6

    Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés, Plasma et Traitements de Surface, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, ENSCP, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. 601-1311 Daigo-Ohtakacho 11-18, Husimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405916

Online ISBN: 9783527622184



  • atmospheric pressure non-thermal plasmas;
  • production;
  • large-area plasmas;
  • remote plasmas


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Atmospheric Pressure Non-thermal Plasmas Are Attractive

  • Origin of Activities of Plasmas

  • Limits of Similarity Law of Gas Discharge

  • Reduction of Gas Temperature

  • Examples of Realization of the Above Discussion

  • Large-Area Plasma Production

  • Summery of Evidence To Date to Obtain Uniform DBDs

  • Consideration to Realize Uniform Plasmas of Large Area

  • Factors to be Considered to Realize Uniformity of DBD Plasma

  • Remote Plasmas

  • Conclusion