Molecule formation in N and O containing plasmas

Department of Applied Physics, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (Impact Factor: 1.1). 05/2005; 33(2):390 - 391. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2005.845903
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The visual appearance of an expanding nitrogen plasma with or without oxygen is shown. The interaction of the plasma with a substrate leads to the appearance of additional light, which is ascribed to the formation of excited molecules by association of N and/or O atoms at the substrate.

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