Volume 13, Issue 4 (Iranian Journal of Physics Research, winter 2014)                   IJPR 2014, 13(4): 363-374 | Back to browse issues page

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Sohbatzadeh F, Hossienzadeh Colagar A, Mirzanejhad S, Motallebi S, Farhadi M, Bagheri M, et al . Design and construction of triplet atmospheric cold plasma jet for sterilization. IJPR. 2014; 13 (4) :363-374
URL: http://ijpr.iut.ac.ir/article-1-1073-en.html
, f.sohbat@umz.ac.ir
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In this paper, construction of triplet atmospheric plasma jet using argon, air, oxygen and nitrogen gases is reported. Bactericidal effect of the plasma jet is also investigated. To that end, longitudinal geometric configuration for the electrodes was chosen because it would increase the jet length. Electrical characteristics, jet length dependencies on the applied voltage and gas flow rate were decided, experimentally. Relative concentrations of chemical reactive species such as ozone, atomic oxygen, NOx compounds and hydroxyl were measured using optical emission spectroscopy. It was seen that atomic oxygen and ozone concentrations with triplet plasma jet are more than the concentration of single plasma jet. Triplet plasma jet was also used for sterilization of solid and liquid surfaces to disinfect gram-negative and gram-positive Escherichia coli and Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria. The results verified the effectiveness of the triplet plasma jet for killing bacteria.
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