NE 542: Biomedical Applications of Plasma
Topics covered: Introduction to atmospheric pressure plasmas, plasma devices for biomedical applications, plasma components and their modes of action, impact of plasma on eukaryotic cells, safety aspects, plasma medicine (wound healing, dermatology, cancer treatment, dental applications), plasma agriculture, benefits & limitations
NE 732: Principles of Industrial Plasmas (ODD Years)
Topics covered: Theory and fundamental physical principles of industrial plasmas. Applications in plasma processing, plasma manufacturing technology, arcs and torches, plasma sprayers, high-voltage high-current switching devices, plasma-driven devices and plasma-aided technology. Emphasis on particle transport and plasma flow.
Prerequisite: NE/PY 528
NE 795: Advanced Special Topics in Nuclear Engineering – Plasma MEdicine (EVEN YEARS)
Topics covered: Plasma sources for medicine, key roles of RONS, relevant plasma parameters for certification and safety aspects, antimicrobial activity of plasmas, treatment of ulcerations and wounds, immunology of wound healing, plasma oncology, plasma conditioned liquid, perspectives
Prerequisite: NE 542
NE/PY 528: Introduction to Plasma Physics and Fusion
Topics covered: Concepts in plasma physics, basics of thermonuclear reactions; charged particle collisions, single particle motions and drifts, radiation from plasmas and plasma waves, fluid theory of plasmas, formation and heating of plasmas, plasma confinement, fusion devices and other plasma applications.
Prerequisites: MA 401 and PY 208