Plasma Road Map Defines State of Field of Plasma Research

Posted on June 15, 2012


The current status of the field of plasma researched has been mapped in a special collection of articles for Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, published by IOP Publishing.

The collection has been compiled by Uwe Czarnetzki of the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany. He has devoted his working life to the science and applications of plasmas.

The 2012 Plasma Roadmap, published in The Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

A video interview with Physics World, Czarnetzki , in which he explains how plasmas are a key ingredient in many of the technologies that have helped to shape the modern world, including lighting and the production of computer chips, is available here:

The 2012 Plasma Roadmap is available here:

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