Assoc. Prof. PhD Ionuț-Cristian TOPALĂ – Fields of expertise

Major fields of research:

Low temperature plasma physics. Generation, control, diagnosis and applications.


Areas of investigation:

Generation of pulsed plasma at atmospheric pressure using novel discharge configurations.

Single-pulse and multi-pulse diagnosis of pulsed plasmas. Plasma parameters and statistical variability.

Plasma physics and life sciences: effects of plasma on tissues, cells, biomolecules, bacteria and viruses.

Plasma-assisted synthesis and laser radiation assisted synthesis of meso / nanoscopic structures and layers.

Applications of plasma-assisted processes: technological sources, modifications of surface states, laboratory astrophysics.