Assoc. Prof. PhD Ionuț Cristian TOPALĂ – 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.