

Publications & Conference PresentationsE. Karakas and M. Laroussi “Experimental studies on the plasma bullet propagaton and its inhibiton”, Journal of Applied Physics, 2010, in press. Y. Sakiyama, D.B.Graves, J. Jarrige, and M. Laroussi: ‘Finite element analysis of ringshaped emission profile in plasma bullet’, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 96, pp. 041501041503 E. Karakas, M. Koklu and M. Laroussi "Correlation between helium mole fraction and plasma bullet propagation in low temperature plasma jets", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 43, p. 155202, 2010. L. Greene, M. Laroussi, A. Munyanyi, and E. Karakas, “Destruction of Amyloid Fibrils by the Plasma Pencil ”, in IEEE 37th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) , June 2024, 2010, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, (oral preseantation). E. Karakas, M. Laroussi, and M. Koklu “Experimental and Modelling Studies of the Plasma Bullet Lifetime”, in IEEE 37th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) , June 2024, 2010, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, (poster). A. Begum, E. Karakas and M. Laroussi, “Investigations of the Plasma Bullet Velocity by Electrcial and Optical Techniques”, in IEEE 37th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) , June 2024, 2010, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, (oral preseantation). N. MericamBourdet, M. Laroussi, A. Begum, and E. Karakas, “Experimental Investigations of Plasma Bullets”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42, 055207, 2009. M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Plasmas for Medicine?”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 714725, 2009. A.D. Morris, G. B. McCombs, T. Akan, W. Hynes, M. Laroussi, and S. L. Tolle, “Cold Plasma Technology: Bactericidal Effects on Geobacillus Stearothermophilus and Bacillus Cereus Microorganisms”, J. Dental Hygiene, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 5561, 2009. E. Karakas, A. Begum, M. Lemaster, M. Laroussi, G. McCombs, M. Darby, and W. Hynes “ Experimental Investigations of Plasma Bullets and their Effects on Streptococcus mutans”, In Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Plasma Medicine, San Antonio, TX, March 2009. Invited Talk M. Laroussi, “Plasmas for Biomedical Applications: Interaction Pathways of Low Temperature Plasmas with Biological Cells”, In Proc. 40th Annual Meeting of AIP’s Division of Atomic Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 54, No. 7, Charlottesville, VA, May 2009. Invited Lecture M. G. Kong, M. Laroussi, and A. Fridman, “Plasma Medicine – Opportunities and Challenges for Science and Healthcare”, In Proc. IEEE 36th Int. Conf. Plasma Science, San Diego, CA, June 2009. Plenary Lecture A.Begum, E. Karakas, and M. Laroussi, “Formation, Propagation, and Contraction of the Plasma Bullets Emitted by a Pulsed Plasma Jet”, In Proc. 36th Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., San Diego, CA, June 2009. E. Karakas, A. Begum, and M. Laroussi, “Effects of Fluid Flow on the Characteristics of an Atmospheric Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Jet”, In Proc. 36th Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., San Diego, CA, June 2009. M. Laroussi, A. Begum, and E. Karakas, “Role of Species Generated by Plasma Jets in the Formations of Plasma Bullets”, In Proc. 36th Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., San Diego, CA, June 2009. Yukinori Sakiyama, David B. Graves, Julien Jarrige, and Mounir Laroussi, ‘ Finite Elements Analyses of RingShaped Emission Profile in Plasma Bullets ‘,In Proc. 36th Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., San Diego, CA, June 2009. Y. Z. Tang, X. P. Lu, M. Laroussi, and F. C. Dobbs, “Sublethal and Killing Effects of Atmospheric Pressure, Nonthermal Plasma on Eukaryotic Microalgae in Aqueous Media”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 552558, 2008. M. Laroussi, W. Hynes, T. Akan, X. Lu, and C. Tendero, “The Plasma Pencil: A Source of Hypersonic Cold Plasma Bullets for Biomedical Applications”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 12981299, 2008 M. Laroussi, “The Biomedical Application of Plasma: A Brief History of the Development of a New Field of Research”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 16121614, 2008. E. Karakas, A. Begum, and M. Laroussi, “A Positive CoronaBased Ion Wind Generator”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 950951, 2008. X. Lu and M. Laroussi “Electron Density and Temperature Measurement of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma by Millimeter Wave Interferometer”, Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol.92, No. 9, 051501, 2008. M. Laroussi, A. Fridman, and R. M. Satava, “Plasma Medicine”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol. 5, No. 6, 2008. M. Laroussi, “ Mechansims of Interaction of Cold Plasma with Bacteria”, In Proc. 5th. Int. Conf. on Dusty Plasmas, p. 32, Azores, May 2008. M. Laroussi, “ Interaction of Low Temperature Plasmas with Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells”, 61st.Gaseous Electronics Conference, Dallas, TX, October 2008. A. Begum, S. Dhali, and M. Laroussi, “ Investigation of the Plasma Bullets Generated by Low Temperature Plasma Jets”, In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2008. E. Karakas, A. Begum, and M. Laroussi, “ Experimental Measurement of an Ionic Wind generated by a Positive Corona Discharge”, In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2008. X. Lu and M. Laroussi, “ Microwave Interferometry of High Pressure Nonthermal Pulsed Plasma”, In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2008. M. Laroussi, Chapter 32 “ Cold PlasmaBased Sterilization”, in Low Temperature Plasma Physics: Fundamental and Applications, Vol. 1, R. Hippler, H. Kirsten, M. Schmidt, and K. H. Schoenbach, Edts., WileyVCH Verlag Berlin GmbH, 2007. M. Laroussi and T. Akan “Arcfree Atmospheric Pressure Cold Plasma Jets: A Review”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol.4, No. 9, pp.777788, 2007. M. Laroussi and X. Lu, “Spatial and Temporal Behavior of a Plasma Bullet Launched by a Pulsed Cold Plasma Device”, In Proc. IEEE Pulse Power Plasma Sci. Conf., Albuquerque, NM, June 2007 M. Laroussi, “Nanoseconds Pulsed Nonequilibrium Plasma Discharges and Applications”, In Proc. Int. Symp. Plasma Chem., Kyoto, 2007. M. Laroussi , “Biological Decontamination by Low Temperature Plasmas and by Cold Plasma Jets”, NATOASI, Turkey, 2007. M. Laroussi , “Interactions of Cold Plasma with Bacteria and with Eukaryotic Microalgae”, Int. Conf. Plasma Medecine, Corpus Christi, 2007. Y. Z. Tang, X. Lu, F. Dobbs, M. Laroussi, “Effects of Cold Air Plasma on Eukaryotic Microalgae”, In Proc. IEEE Pulse Power Plasma Sci. Conf., Albuquerque, NM, June 2007. A. Morris, T. akan, G. B. McCombs, M. Laroussi, “Bactericidal Effects of Nonequilibrium Cold Plasma on G. Steathermophilis and B. Cerus”, In Proc. Int. Conf. Phenomena in Ionized Gases, Prague, July 2007. T. Akan, X. Lu, M. Laroussi, “Experimental Investigations of a Plasma Bullet Generated by Nanoseconds Voltage Pulses”, In proc. Int. Symp. Plasma Chem., Kyoto, 2007. X. Lu and M. Laroussi, “Temporal and Spatial Emission Behavior of Homogeneous Dielectric Barrier Discharge Driven by Unipolar Submicrosecond Square Pulses”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 39, pp. 11271131, 2006. M. Laroussi, C. Tendero, X. Lu, S. Alla, and W. L. Hynes, “Inactivation of bacteria by the Plasma Pencil”, Plasma Proc. Polym.3, pp. 470473, 2006 M.Laroussi, O. Minayeva, F. C. Dobbs, and J. Woods, “Spores Survivability after Exposure to LowTemperature Plasmas”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. Vol. 34, No. 4, 2006. S Xiao, J. Kolb, A. Malik, X. Lu, M. Laroussi, R. Joshi, and K. Schoenbach, “Electrical Breakdown and Dielectric Recovery of Polar Liquids”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 16531661, 2006. X. Lu and M. Laroussi, “Dynamics of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Plume Generated by Submicrosecond Voltage Pulses”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 2006. X. Lu and M. Laroussi, “Homogeneous Dielectric Barrier Discharge Driven by Unipolar Submicrosecond Square Pulses”, Int. Power Modulator Conf., p. 102, Washington DC, May 2006. X. Lu, C. Tendero, and M. Laroussi, “The Plasma Pencil: A Novel Cold Plasma Source for Low Pressure Applications”, IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 238, Traverse City, MI, June 2006 C. Tendero, X. Lu, S. Alla, W. Hynes, and M. Laroussi, “Effects of the Plasma Pencil on Different Bacteria Genera”, IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 265, Traverse City, MI, June 2006.(Invited Paper) M. Laroussi, “Interaction of Nonequilibrium Plasmas with Biological Cells: What we have Learned so Far”, Gaseous Electronics Conf., Columbus, OH, Oct. 2006.(Invited Paper) T. Akan, X. Lu, and M. Laroussi, “The Plasma Pencil: A Novel Pulsed Plasma Source”, Gaseous Electronics Conf., Columbus, OH, Oct. 2006. M. Laroussi and X. Lu, "Room Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Plume for Biomedical Applications", Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 87, 2005. M. Laroussi, "Low Temperature PlasmaBased Sterilization: Overview and StateoftheArt", Plasma Proc. Polym., Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 391400, 2005. Feature paper X. Lu and M. Laroussi, "Atmospheric Pressure Glow Discharge in Air Using a Water Electrode", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 272273, 2005. X. Lu and M. Laroussi, "Optimization of ultraviolet emission and chemical species generation from a pulsed dielectric barrier discharge at atmospheric pressure", J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 98, 2005 M. Laroussi and X. Lu, "Room Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Plume for Biomedical Applications", Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 87, 2005. M. Laroussi and F. Leipold, "Evaluation of the Roles of Reactive Species, Heat, and UV radiation in the Inactivation of bacterial Cells by Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure", Int. J. Mass Spectrom., Vol. 233, pp. 8186, 2004. J. A. Gaudet, R. J. Barker, C. J. Buchenauer, C. Christodoulou, J. Dickens, M. Gundersen, R. P. Joshi, H. G. Krompholz, F. F. Kolb, A. Kuthi, M. Laroussi, A. Neuber, W. Nunnaly, E. Schamiloglu, K. H. Schoenbach, J. S. Tyo, and R. Vidmar, "Research Issues in Developing Compact Pulsed Power for High Peak Power Applications on Mobile Platforms", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 92, No. 7, pp. 11441165, 2004. Invited paper M. Laroussi, X. Lu, V. Kolobov, and R. Arslanbekov, "Power Consideration in the Pulsed DBD at Atmospheric Pressure", J. Applied Phys., Vol.6, No.5 , pp.30283030 , 2004. S. Xiao, J. Kolb, S. Kono, S. Katsuki, R.P. Joshi, M. Laroussi, and K. H. Schoenbach, "High Power Water Switches: Postbreakdown Phenomena and Dielectric Recovery", IEEE Trans. On Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 604612, 2004. M. Laroussi, D.A. Mendis, and M. Rosenberg. "Plasma Interaction with Microbes" New Journal of Physics, Vol. 5, pp. 41.141.10, 2003 Included in IOP Select M. Laroussi and Frank Leipold. "PlasmaBased Sterilization" In Proc. Int. Conf. Phenomenon in Ionized Gases, pp1112, Greifswald, Germany, July 2003 (Invited Paper). XinPei Lu, Mounir Laroussi, Juergen Kolb, Susumu Kono, and K. H. Schoenbach. "Temporal Emission Behavior of Pulsed Discharge in Water". In Proc. IEEE Pulse Power Conf. Dalas, TX, June 2003. XinPei Lu, Frank Leipold and Mounir Laroussi. "Optical and electrical diagnostics of a nonequilibrium air plasma". J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. Vol. 36 pp.26622666, 2003. XinPei Lu and M. Laroussi, ?Ignition Phase and SteadyState Structures of a NonThermal Air Plasma? J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 36, pp. 661665, 2003 M. Laroussi, F. C. Dobbs, Z. Wei, M. A. Doblin, L. G. Ball, K. R. Moreira, F. F. Dyer, and J. P. Richardson, ?Decontamination of Water by Excimer UV Radiation? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 15011503, 2002. M. Laroussi, ?NonThermal Decontamination of Biological Media by Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas: Review, Analysis, and Prospects? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp14091415, 2002 (Invited Review Paper). J. Yan, A. Eldakrouri, M. Laroussi, and M. Gupta, ?121.6 nm Source for Advanced Lithography? J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B Vol.20, pp. 25742577, 2002. M. Laroussi, J. P. Richardson, and F. C. Dobbs, ?Effects of NonEquilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas on the Heterotrophic Pathways of Bacteria and on their Cell Morphology? Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 81, No. 4, pp. 772774, 2002. M. Laroussi, M. Gupta, A. ElDakrouri, J.Yan, K. Becker, and K. Martus, ?DBDbased VUV Source for Advanced Photolithography? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Bannf, Canada, p.192, 2002. S. Katsuki, F. Leipold, M. Laroussi, and K. H. Schoenbach, ?Plasma Formation and Electrical Breakdown in Water? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Bannf, Canada, pp. 467470, 2002. C. M. Malott and M. Laroussi, ?Research Facility for Biological/Environmental Applications of Cold Plasmas? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Bannf, Canda, p. 308, 2002. K. H. Schoenbach, S. Katsuki, S. Xiao, F. Leipold, M. Laroussi, R. P. Joshi, J. B. Cooper, ?Electrical Breakdown of Submillimeter Water Gaps? In Proc. Int. Conf. HighPower Particle Beams, Albuquerque, NM, p. 58, 2002. M. Laroussi, C. M. Malott, and X. Lu ?Generation of an Atmospheric Pressure NonEquilibrium Diffuse Discharge in Air by Means of a Water Electrode? In Proc. Int. Power Modulator Conf., Hollywood, CA, pp.556558, 2002. S. Katsuki, R. Joshi, M. Laroussi, F. Leipold, and K. H. Schoenbach,?Electrical and Optical Characteristics of Water Under High Electric Stress? In Proc. Int. Power Modulator Conf., Hollywood, CA, p. 136, 2002. I. Alexeff and M. Laroussi, ?The Uniform SteadyState Atmospheric Pressure DC Plasma? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 174175, 2002. M. Laroussi, I. Alexeff, J. P. Richardson, and F. F. Dyer ?The Resistive Barrier Discharge? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 158159, 2002. M. Laroussi, “Cold Plasma? In McGrawHill Yearbook of Science and Technology, pp. 4345, 2002. J. P. Richardson, F. C. Dobbs, and M. Laroussi, ?Effects of the Resistive Barrier Discharge on Bacterial Viability, Biochemical Pathways, and Morphology? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Las Vegas, NV, p. 312, 2001. M. Laroussi, F. C. Dobbs, Z. Wei, M. Doblin, L. Ball, K. Moreira, F. F. Dyer, and J. P. Richardson, ?Effects of Excimer UV Radiation on Microorganisms? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., Las Vegas, NV, p. 321, 2001. M. Laroussi, J. P. Richardson, and F. C. Dobbs, ?Biochemical Pathways in the Interaction of NonEquilibrium Plasmas with Bacteria? In Proc. Electromed2001, Portsmouth, VA, pp. 3334, 2001. Invited Paper I. Alexeff and M. Laroussi, ?The Uniform,Steady State, Atmospheric DC Plasma? In Proc. Electromed2001, Portmouth, VA, pp. 3132, 2001. J. P. Richardson, F. F. Dyer, F. C. Dobbs, I. Alexeff, and M. Laroussi, ?On the Use of the Resistive Barrier Discharge to Kill Bacteria: Recent Results? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Science, New Orleans, LA, 2000. M. Laroussi, I. Alexeff, W. Kang, ?Biological Decontamination By NonThermal Plasmas? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 28, No.1, pp184188, 2000. M. Laroussi, G. S. Sayler, B. B. Glascock, B. Mc Curdy, M. E. Pearce, N. G. Bright, and C. Malott, ?Images of Biological Samples Undergoing Sterilization by a Glow Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure? IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 3435,1999. I. Alexeff, M. Laroussi, W. Kang, and C. Malott, ? Biological Applications of NonEquilibrium Plasmas? In Proc. First Int. Symp. Nonthermal Medical/Biological Treatments Using EM Fields, and Ionized Gases, April, p. 110, 1999. M. Laroussi, and I. Alexeff, ?Effects of NonEquilibrium Plasmas on Microorganisms? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 208, June 1999. M. Laroussi, ?Electrodeless Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure? In Proc. IEEE Int Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 203, June 1999. M. Laroussi, and I. Alexeff, ?Modes of Operation of the Glow Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 204, June 1999. R. Block, M. Laroussi, and K. H. Schoenbach, ?Test Facility for High Pressure Plasmas? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 116, June 1999. Invited paper I. Alexeff, M. Laroussi, W. Kang, and A. Alikafesh, ?A SteadyState One Atmosphere Uniform DC Glow Discharge Plasma? In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Sci., p. 208, June 1999. M. Laroussi and I. Alexeff, ?Power Considerations in the Glow Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure? 30^{th} AIAA Plasmadynamics and Laser Conf., July 1999. R. Block, M. Laroussi, and K. H. Schoenbach, ? Optical Diagnostics for Nonthermal High Pressure Discharges? In Proc. 14^{th} Int. Symp. Plasma Chemistry, pp.945950, 1999. M. Laroussi, and I. Alexeff, ?Decontamination by Nonequilibrium Plasmas? In Proc. 14^{th} Int. Symp. Plasma Chemistry, pp.26972702, 1999.

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