Three-dimensional patterns in dielectric barrier discharge with “H” shaped gas gap
Xing Gao 1, Lifang Dong 1,a), Hao Wang 1, Hao Zhang 1, Ying Liu 1, Weibo Liu 1, Weili Fan 1 and Yuyang Pan 1
1 College of Physics Science and Technology, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, China
a) E-mail: email@example.com
Phys. Plasmas 23, 083526 (2016); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4960831
Three-dimensional (3D) patterns are obtained for the first time in dielectric barrier discharge by a special designed device with “H” shaped gas gap which consists of a single gas layer gap and two double gas layer gaps. Three dimensional spatiotemporal characteristics of discharge are investigated by photomultiplier and intensified charge-coupled device camera. Results show that the discharge first generates in the single gas layer gap and the coupled filaments in the double gas layer gap present the simultaneity characteristics. The formation of 3D patterns is determined by the distribution of the effective field of the applied field and the wall charge field.
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