On the effect of nonequilibrium plasma on the minimum ignition energy - Part 1: Discharge model

Albina A. Tropina, Mruthunjaya Uddi, Yiguang Ju

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Abstract

The mathematical model of a repetitive nanosecond pulse discharge at atmospheric-pressure conditions has been presented. The influence of initial gas temperature, chemical kinetics, and vibrational nonequilibrium on the ignition of methane-air and ethylene-air mixtures has been analyzed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5635346
Pages (from-to)615-623
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Volume39
Issue number1 PART 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

Keywords

  • Chemical kinetics
  • repetitive nanosecond pulse discharge
  • vibrational nonequilibrium
  • vibrational temperature

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