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Capita selecta internationalisation: Plasmas for a sustainable society

Course Code :2001WETPSS
Study domain:Chemistry
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:25
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Richard van de Sanden
Annemie Bogaerts

3. Course contents *

1)       Introduction Plasma Physics/Chemistry: with important plasma concepts like charge, quasi-neutrality, non-equilibrium, IEDF, EEDF , overview plasma regimes

2)       Plasmas for sustainable energy:

a.        Issues in sustainable energy: problems, and solutions by plasma technology

b.       Plasma materials engineering, overview of plasma processing methods

c.        Plasmas for solar cells: issues, efficiency vs. high throughput, bottlenecks, show stoppers, encapsulation

d.       Plasmas for Fusion

3)       Plasmas for Green Chemistry

a.        Issues and how can plasma contribute to a better use of energy and materials

b.       Plasma catalysis

c.        Plasma reforming etc.

4)       Paper: literature search (based on papers distributed by the lecturer) and presenting the topic in a paper.