Selection of recent publications

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547. Influence of cell type and culture medium on determining cancer selectivity of cold atmospheric plasma treatment.
E. Biscop, A. Lin, W. Van Boxem, J. Van Loenhout, J. De Backer, C. Deben, S. Dewilde, E. Smits and A. Bogaerts
Cancers, 11, 1287 (2019)
545. Burning questions of plasma catalysis: Answers by modeling.
A. Bogaerts, Q. Zhang , Y. Zhang, K. Van Laer and W. Wang
Catal. Today, 337, 3-14 (2019)
543. Improving the energy efficiency of CO2 conversion in nonequilibrium plasmas through pulsing.
V. Vermeiren and A. Bogaerts
J. Phys. Chem. C, 123, 17650−17665 (2019) and its supporting information
540. Synergistic effects of melittin and plasma treatment: A promising approach for cancer therapy.
P. Shaw, N. Kumar, D. Hammerschmid, A. Privat-Maldonado, S. Dewilde and A. Bogaerts
Cancers, 11, 1109 (2019)
537. Reactivity and stability of plasma-generated oxygen and nitrogen species in buffered water solution: a computational study.
P. Heirman, W. Van Boxem and A. Bogaerts
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 21, 12881 (2019)
534. Suppressing the formation of NOx and N2O in CO2/N2 dielectric barrier discharge plasma by adding CH4: scavenger chemistry at work.
R. Snoeckx, K. Van Wesenbeeck, S. Lenaerts and A. Bogaerts
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 3, 1388-1395 (2019) Selected for the cover of the journal
532. Combining CO2 conversion and N2 fixation in a gliding arc plasmatron.
M. Ramakers, S. Heijkers, T. Tytgat, S. Lenaerts and A. Bogaerts
J. CO₂ Utilization, 33, 121-130 (2019) and its supporting information
530. How process parameters and packing materials tune chemical equilibrium and kinetics in plasma-based CO2 conversion.
Y. Uytdenhouwen, K.M. Bal, I. Michielsen, E.C. Neyts, V. Meynen, P. Cool and A. Bogaerts
Chem. Engng. J., 372, 1253–1264 (2019)
529. Molecular evidence for feedstock-dependent nucleation mechanisms of CNTs.
U. Khalilov, C. Vets and E.C. Neyts
Nanoscale Horizons, 4, 674-682 (2019)
525. Non-thermal plasma as a unique delivery system of short-Lived reactive oxygen and nitrogen species for immunogenic cell death in melanoma cells.
A. Lin, Y. Gorbanev, J. De Backer, J. Van Loenhout, W. Van Boxem, F. Lemière, P. Cos, S. Dewilde, E. Smits and A. Bogaerts
Adv. Sci., 2019, 1802062 (2019)
519. Atmospheric pressure glow discharge for CO2 conversion: Model-based exploration of the optimum reactor configuration.
G. Trenchev, A. Nikiforov, W. Wang, St. Kolev and A. Bogaerts
Chem. Engng. J., 362, 830-841 (2019)


Modeling plasma-based CO2 and CH4 conversion in mixtuires with N2, O2 and H2O: The bigger plasma chemistry picture.
W. Wang, R. Snoecks, X. Zhang, M.S. Cha and A. Bogaerts
J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 8704-8723 (2018) and its supporting information. (Invited feature article and selected for the cover of the journal).


Plasma technology: An emerging technology for energy storage.
A. Bogaerts and E.C. Neyts
ACS Energy Lett., 3, 1013-1027 (2018)  (Invited feature article and selected to be featured in ACS Editors' Choice + Free Open Access)


Streamer propagation in a packed bed plasma reactor for plasma catalysis applications.
W. Wang, H.-H. Kim, K. Van Laer and A. Bogaerts
Chem. Eng. J., 334, 2467-2479 (2018)


Plasma technology - a novel solution for CO2 conversion?
R. Snoeckx and A. Bogaerts
Chem. Soc. Rev., 46, 5805-5863 (2017) (Paper featered on the back cover page of the journal)


Dry reforming of methane in a gliding arc plasmatron: towards a better understanding of the plasma chemistry.
E. Cleiren, S. Heijkers, M. Ramakers and A. Bogaerts
ChemSusChem, 10, 4025-4036 (2017) and its supporting information(Cover feature of the journal)


Gliding arc plasmatron: provodong an alternative method for carbon dioxide conversion.
M. Ramakers, G. Trenchev, S. Heijkers, W. Wang and A. Bogaerts
ChemSusChem, 10, 2642-2652 (2017) and its supporting information.


Nitrogen fixation by gliding arc plasma: better insight by chemical kinetics modelling.
W. Wang, B. Patil, S. Heijkers, V. Hessel and A. Bogaerts
ChemSusChem, 10, 2145-2157 (2017) and its supporting information. (Paper featered on the cover page of the journal, as "cover profile" and "very important paper" of ChemSusChem)


Toward the understanding of selective Si nano-oxidation by atomic scale simulations.
U. Khalilov, A. Bogaerts and E.C. Neyts
Acc. Chem. Res., 50, 796-804 (2017)


Molecular dynamics simulations for plasma-surface interactions.
E.C. Neyts and P. Brault
Plasma Process. Polymers, 14, 1600145 (2017)


Synergistic effect of electric field and lipid oxidation on the permeability of cell membranes.
M. Yusupov, J. Van der Paal, E.C. Neyts and A. Bogaerts
Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1861, 839-847 (2017)


CO2 conversion in a dielectric barrier discharge plasma: N2 in the mix as a helping hand or problematic impurity?
R. Snoeckx, S. Heijkers, K. Van Wesenbeeck, S. Lenaerts and A. Bogaerts
Energy Environm. Sci., 9, 999-1011 (2016) and its supplementary information.


Direct observation of realistic-temperature fuel combustion mechanisms in atomistic simulations.
K.M. Bal and E.C. Neyts
Chem. Sci., 7, 5280-5286 (2016)


Effect of lipid peroxidation on membrane permeability of cancer and normal cells subjected to oxidative stress.
J. Van der Paal, E.C. Neyts, C.C.W. Verlackt and A. Bogaerts
Chem. Sci., 7, 489-498 (2016)


Can plasma be formed in catalyst pores?  A modeling investigation.
Y.-R. Zhang, K. Van Laer, E.C. Neyts and A. Bogaerts
Appl. Catal. B: Environm., 185, 56-67 (2016)


Plasma, Laser Ablation and Surface Modelling - ANTwerp
University of Antwerp, Dept. Chemistry
Campus Drie Eiken
Universiteitsplein 1
2610 Antwerpen-Wilrijk