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VE517 – Physical Processes in Plasmas


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Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Ve 230 Electromagnetics I and Ve 330 Electromagnetics II


Plasma physics applied to electrical gas discharges used for material processing. Gas kinetics; atomic collisions; transport coefficients; drift and diffusion; sheaths; Boltzmann distribution function calculation; plasma simulation; plasma diagnostics by particle probes, spectroscopy, and electromagnetic waves; analysis of commonly used plasma tools for materials processing.

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