FB503 Surface modifications and plasma applications

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/3/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Tomáš Homola, PhD. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Dušan Kováčik, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Tomáš Homola, PhD.
Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Homola, PhD.
Supplier department: Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Wed 8:00–8:50 Fs2,04003
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
FB503/01: Wed 9:00–11:50 Kontaktujte učitele
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course aims to teach and familiarize students with the concept of practical plasma applications for surface modification of materials. The course is focused on the basic principles of plasma generation theory, application of plasma for surface treatments, characterization of surfaces treated by plasma from the chemical and morphological aspects, the advantages and disadvantages of various plasma sources, especially those available at Department of Physical Electronics.
Learning outcomes
  • The basic theory of plasma generation at atmospheric pressure
  • The concept of cold plasma for surface modifications
  • Dielectric barrier discharges
  • The effects of plasma on various materials
  • Application of plasma treatments in various industrial segments
  • Syllabus
    • Lectures:
    • 1. Introduction to atmospheric plasma
    • 2. Dielectric barrier discharges
    • 3. Effects of surface plasma treatments
    • 4. Industrial applications of plasma treatments
    • Practical exercises:
    • 5. Positive and negative aspects of industrial corona 1
    • 6. Positive and negative aspects of industrial corona 2
    • 7. Plasma treatment efficiency of various plasma sources 1
    • 8. Plasma treatment efficiency of various plasma sources 2
    • 9. Ageing effect of surfaces treated by various plasma sources 1
    • 10. Ageing effect of surfaces treated by various plasma sources 2
    Literature
      required literature
    • T. Homola, Modification of surfaces and practical applications of plasma, a textbook for postgraduate students and researches, MUNI 2019
    • T. Homola, L. Y. L. Wu, and M. Černák, “Atmospheric plasma surface activation of poly(ethylene Terephthalate) film for roll-to-roll application of transparent conductive coating,” J. Adhes., vol. 90, no. 4, 2014.
    • K. N. Kim, S. M. Lee, A. Mishra, and G. Y. Yeom, “Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas for Surface Modification of Flexible and Printed Electronic Devices: A Review,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 598, pp. 315–334, May 2015.
    • F. Rezaei, M. D. Dickey, M. Bourham, and P. J. Hauser, “Surface modification of PET film via a large area atmospheric pressure plasma: An optical analysis of the plasma and surface characterization of the polymer film,” Surf. Coatings Technol., vol. 309,
    • J. R. Roth, Industrial Plasma Engineering: Volume 2 - Applications to Nonthermal Plasma Processing, vol. 2. Bristol and Philadelphia: CRC Press, 2001.
    Teaching methods
    Lectures and exercises in laboratory
    Assessment methods
    Successful completion of the course based on completed laboratory reports
    Language of instruction
    English
    Further Comments
    The course is taught annually.
    The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
    • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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