Plasma — Editors


Dr. David A Gates
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
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Interests: plasma shape control; collisional energy transport ; Ion power balance; high frequency alfvén waves; fast ion energy transfer; neoclassical tearing modes ; fields errors; stellarator optimization
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Dr. Ioannis Kourakis
Associate Editor
Centre for Plasma Physics (CPP), Department of Physics and Astronomy, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Interests: nonlinear dynamics and applied mathematics, as applied to Space and laboratory plasmas (solitary waves, shocks, instabilities, beam-plasma interactions), materials science and nonlinear optics

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari
Sorbonne Université, LISE, 4, place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France
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Interests: plasma chemistry; plasma processing of polymers; plasma assisted CVD
Prof. Dr. Jan Benedikt
Christian‐Albrechts‐Universität zu Kiel, 24118 Kiel, Germany
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Interests: atmospheric and low pressure non-equilibrium plasma physics; plasma diagnostic; plasma-surface interaction
Prof. Dr. James Bradley
Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, The University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GJ, UK
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Interests: low temperature plasma; plasma-surface interactions; plasma diagnostics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Plasma: Latest Developments in Pulsed Low-Temperature Plasmas
Prof. Dr. Michael Brown
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA
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Interests: plasma physics; magnetic confinement fusion; magnetic reconnection; self organization in space and laboratory plasmas; solar physics
Prof. Dr. Moohyun Cho
Department of Physics, POSTECH, San-31 Hyoja-dong, Pohang 790-784, Korea
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Interests: experimental study of basic plasma physics and plasma processing; particle accelerator technology: pulse modulator and high power-microwave system; industrial applications of plasma & accelerator technologies
Prof. Dr. Kwing-So Choi
Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Interests: fluid mechanics, flow, control, turbulence, plasma
Prof. Dr. Eun Ha Choi
Plasma Bioscience Research Center, Kwangwoon University, Seoul 01897, Korea
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Interests: plasma bioscience; plasma medicine
Prof. Dr. Vittorio Colombo
Department of Industrial Engineering (DIN) & Advanced Mechanics and Materials, Interdepartmental Center for Industrial Research (AMM-ICIR), Via Saragozza 8, 40123, Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, Italy
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Interests: plasma science; engineering; technology
Prof. Dr. Demetre J. Economou
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, S222 Engineering Bldg 1, 4726 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204-4004, USA
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Interests: plasma science and engineering as applied to etching and deposition of thin solid films for microelectronic device fabrication, nanotechnology, plasma medicine, and surface modification of materials
Prof. Dr. Odd Erik Garcia
Department of Physics and Technology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway
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Interests: physics; plasma; fusion; turbulence; transport
Prof. Dr. Mikhail P. Gryaznevich
1. Tokamak Energy Ltd, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, UK
2. Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: experimental physics; computational physics; plasma physics
Dr. Dirk Hegemann
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa), Laboratory for Advanced Fibers, Switzerland
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Interests: plasma physics; plasma treatment; plasma chemical vapor deposition coating; plasma chemistry
Prof. Dr. Mihály Horányi
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics & Department of Physics, University of Colorado, 1234 Innovation Drive, Boulder, CO 80303-7814, USA
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Interests: theoretical and experimental investigations of space and laboratory dusty plasmas; electrodynamic processes and their role in the origin and evolution of the solar system, comets, planetary rings, plasma surface interactions; dust charging, in situ and remote observations of dust; dusty plasma laboratory experiments and space hardware development
Prof. Dr. Hai-Feng Frank Ji
Department of Chemistry, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Disque 507, Philadelphia, PA 19104PA, USA
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Interests: plasma chemistry, MEMS devices, nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications, drug discovery, nanopillars and phosphene for energy applications, and surface chemistry
Prof. Dr. Ravindra Joshi
Texas Tech University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Box 43102, Lubbock, TX 79409−3102, USA
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Interests: pulsed power and high power microwaves; high field transport and semiconductor modeling; electrophysics; bio-electrics
Prof. Dr. Michael Keidar
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
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Interests: plasma medicine; micropropulsion for micro and nanosatellites; plasma nanoscience and nanotechnology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Plasma: Plasma Medicine
Dr. Eun-jin Kim
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
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Interests: self-organisation, non-equilibrium systems, turbulence, solar/stellar physics, magnetically confined fusion plasmas, fluid dynamics, homeostasis in biosystems
Prof. Dr. Hyun-Ha Kim
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 16-1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8569, Japan
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Interests: nonthermal plasma; plasma chemistry; plasma catalysis; pollution control; electrospray
Dr. Eduard P. Kontar
School of Physics & Astronomy, Astronomy & Astrophysics Group, University of Glasgow, Kelvin Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland, UK
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Interests: solar physics, plasma physics, space physics, inverse problems
Prof. Dr. Sergei Krasheninnikov
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
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Interests: plasma turbulence and transport; atomic physics in plasmas; plasma-material interactions and the physics of materials of plasma facing components in fusion devices; laser-plasma interactions and generation of intense relativistic electron beams; gas discharge physics and plasma chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yakov Krasik
Department of Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
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Interests: non-stationary current-carrying plasma; interaction of magnetic field with pulsed high-density plasmas and turbulent electric field in plasmas; collective ion acceleration in vacuum and low pressure gases; physical processes accompanying high-power ion/electron beam generation; underwater electrical explosion of wires and wires array and generation of strong shock waves; design and development of high-power generators, electric probes, nuclear activation methods, optical and spectroscopic measurements
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Plasma: High-Power Microwave and Plasma Interactions
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Lapenta
Leuven Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: plasma physics; high performance computing; space science; artificial intelligence
Prof. Dr. Mounir Laroussi
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
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Interests: plasma science; biomedical applications of plasmas; gaseous electronics; EM waves interactions with plasmas; plasma processing
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Special Issue in Plasma: Plasma Medicine
Prof. Dr. Mervi Johanna Mantsinen
1. Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Department of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (CASE), Barcelona 08034, Spain
2. Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), ICREA, Pg. Lluís Companys 23, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: nuclear fusion, plasma physics, ITER, numerical modelling, experimental fusion devices
Prof. Dr. Yitzhak Maron
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
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Interests: plasma physics, atomic physics, plasma spectroscopy, non-equilibrium plasmas , high-energy-density physics, plasmas under pulsed magnetic fields, generation of ion and electron beams, plasma implosions and stagnations, laser-matter Interaction, warm-dense matter, implications to fusion and space physics
Prof. Dr. Patric Muggli
Future Accelerators Group, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, Föhringer Ring 6, München 80805, Germany
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Interests: advanced particle accelerators and radiation sources, in particular using plasma-based techniques
Prof. Dr. Scott E. Parker
Department of Physics, Campus Box 390, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
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Interests: kinetic theory and simulation of plasmas; direct numerical simulation of tokamak plasma turbulence on large massively parallel computers; implicit multiscale methods; gyrokinetic theory; kinetic closure and hybrid models
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Plasma: Multiscale Methods in Plasma Physics
Prof. Dr. Sylwia Ptasinska
Radiation Laboratory and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, 225 Nieuwland Science Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
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Interests: ambient pressure and ultra high vacuum X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy; atmospheric pressure plasma jets; dissociative electron attachment to gas-phase molecules
Prof. Dr. Eric Robert
GREMI, UMR 7344, CNRS/Université d’Orléans, Orléans, France
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Interests: plasma physics; biomedical applications; X-rays, electric fields, plasma jets
Dr. Joseph W. Schumer
Plasma Physics Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA
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Interests: simulation of electron powerflow, plasma-filled diodes, high-energy-density plasmas, radiation-producing plasma (such as Z-pinches and dense plasma focus), and intense charge particle beams
Prof. Dr. Andrey Starikovskiy
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Interests: plasma; combustion; aerodynamics
Prof. Dr. Armelle Vardelle
IRCER UMR CNRS 7315, European Center of Ceramics, University of Limoges, Limoges, France
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Interests: plasma; thermal spraying; plasma spraying; modeling; electric arc
Prof. Dr. Marco Velli
Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics (IGPP), Department of Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences (EPSS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
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Interests: plasma astrophysics, magnetic fields
Prof. Dr. José Filipe Vilela Vaz
Centro de Física, Universidade do Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
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Interests: physics; condensed matter; plasma;; materials science; thin films
Prof. Dr. Shuyan Xu
Sources and Applications Center (PSAC), NIE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
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Interests: plasma for photovoltaics and environment, plasma thrusters for satellite propulsion, plasma nanoscience, plasma sources and diagnostics, RMF current drive
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