About Plasma


Plasma (ISSN 2571-6182) is an open access, cross-disciplinary scholarly journal of scientific studies related to all aspects of plasma science, such as plasma physics, plasma chemistry and space plasma. It publishes reviews, research articles, short communications and letters. Topics also include experimental and theoretical results, and progress of interdisciplinary and application sciences in this field. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files or software regarding the full details of the calculations and experimental procedure, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary material.


  • electron, ion, and plasma sources
  • basic plasma phenomena;
  • plasma theory and modelling;
  • nonlinear plasma dynamics;
  • dusty plasmas (complex plasmas): theory and experiment;
  • complex and nonlinear phenomena, nonlinear waves, instabilities, turbulence;
  • microwave/plasma interaction;
  • laser–plasma interactions;
  • magnetically confined plasma;
  • low temperature plasma;
  • high temperature plasma;
  • astrophysics and space plasma;
  • magnetic reconnection and laboratory astrophysics;
  • plasma-based technology and treatments;
  • plasma diagnostics;
  • plasma chemistry and processing;
  • plasma for controlled fusion research;
  • biological and medical applications of plasma;
  • industrial/commercial applications of plasma;
  • plasma flow control

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Plasma is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Plasma will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2022 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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Managing Editor

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