DOI: 10.1109/plasma.2004.1339819
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P. Fauchais, C. Delbos, J. Fazilleau, J.-F. Coudert, V. Rat, Luc Bianchi

Abstract: Injecting nanosized particles in a D.C. plasma jet would require, to give them a high enough momentum, a huge carrier gas flowrate, which would drastically perturb the plasma jet. To overcome this problem a suspension of these particles is mechanically injected within the plasma jet. The high momentum of the latter tears the liquid jet in tiny droplets (1-3 Km) which evaporate in a few microseconds. This scenario has been checked by emission spectroscopy of the plasma jet and simple calculations. The agglomer…

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