From Sensor Review: Gas Discharges and Thermal Imaging, Volume 23, Number 1, 2003


Keywords Gas, Gas sensors, Thermal imaging

Elementary Processes in Gas discharges (EPG) Group

Elementary Processes in Gas discharges (EPG) Group is part of the Department of Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. Their research focuses on low temperature gas discharges and currently concentrates on dusty plasmas, light production for lamps and television screens, pulsed corona discharges for gas and water cleaning, and biomedical plasmas for assisting healing.

The site contains information about their current projects, publications, vacancies, a photo gallery and a link to the NATO SfP-LASER home page.

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The site contains product and purchasing information, software, application articles, and links to related sites.

GREMI Research Group on Energetics of Ionized Gases

GREMI is a research laboratory at Orleans University and is supported by the Engineering Sciences Department (SPI) of National Research Scientific Centre (CNRS). Their research focuses on laboratory and industrial plasmas for various technological applications. This work falls into five main areas: low pressure plasmas and laser created plasmas, transient energetic plasmas, high pressure non-equilibrium plasmas, electrical arcs, and ion plasma thrusters.

Overall, this is a rather disappointing site.


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