Theoretical Modeling of the Interaction Between Two Complex Space Charge Structures in Low-Temperature Plasma

  • Stefan Irimiciuc
  • Dan-Gheorghe DimitriuEmail author
  • Maricel Agop


A theoretical model was developed, able to explain complex phenomena that take place at the interaction between two complex space charge structures in low-temperature discharge plasma, leading to the self-modulation of the discharge current. The model is based on the presumption of non-differentiability of both the physical variables and the dynamics equations, which impose their dependence on the scale resolution. The dynamics of the electrons is described by a forced damped oscillating system, being analyzed the response of the global discharge current to different changes in the scale resolution, forcing frequency and damping coefficient. Experimental results were presented, which are in good agreement with the results provided by the theoretical model.


Fractal Discharge plasma Self-modulation 



This work was supported by a grant of Romanian Ministry of Research and Innovation, CNCS—UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0355, within PNCDI III.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Irimiciuc
    • 1
  • Dan-Gheorghe Dimitriu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maricel Agop
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Physics“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” UniversityIasiRomania
  2. 2.Department of Physics, Faculty of Machine Manufacturing and Industrial Management“Gheorghe Asachi” Technical UniversityIasiRomania

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