A review of recent applications of atmospheric pressure plasma jets for materials processing

Oleksiy V. Penkov, Mahdi Khadem, Won Suk Lim, Dae Eun Kim

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Atmospheric pressure plasma jets (APPJs) have received significant attention due to their combination of simplicity, low cost, and wide possibilities for surface treatment and modification. In this article, the latest developments in the design and applications of APPJs are reviewed. It is shown that APPJs could be successfully used in materials science and manufacturing for the deposition of coatings, surface modifications, and treatments. In addition, APPJs have found wide application in the biomedical sciences as an effective medical tool. A comprehensive review of research papers published during the past several years is provided to assess the recent application of APPJs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-235
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Coatings Technology and Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Mar 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) Grant funded by the Korean government (MSIP) (No. 2010-0018289).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015, American Coatings Association.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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