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Field-enhanced electrodes for additive-injection non-thermal plasma (NTP) processor

United States Patent

April 21, 2009
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The present invention comprises a field enhanced electrode package for use in a non-thermal plasma processor. The field enhanced electrode package includes a high voltage electrode and a field-enhancing electrode with a dielectric material layer disposed in-between the high voltage electrode and the field-enhancing electrode. The field-enhancing electrode features at least one raised section that includes at least one injection hole that allows plasma discharge streamers to occur primarily within an injected additive gas.
Rosocha; Louis A. (Los Alamos, NM), Ferreri; Vincent (Westminster, CO), Kim; Yongho (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
11/ 017,392
December 20, 2004
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.