Assoc. Prof. PhD habil. Silviu Octavian GURLUI – PhD admission

Topics for doctoral schoool admission:

  1. Pulsed lasers and continuous wave lasers. General characteristics. Applications.
  2. Methods of diagnosis of laser transient plasma.
  3. Laser-induced optical emission spectroscopy. Applications.
  4. Active and passive optical methods for atmospheric aerosol characterization.
  5. Laser ablation. General characteristics. Applications.


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  3. I. I. Popescu, D. Ciubotaru, Bazele fizicii plasmei, Ed. Tehnică, București, 1987
  4. M. Venugopalan, Reactions under Plasma Condition, New York, 1971
  5. Laser Ablation Mechanisms and Applications, Editors: Miller, John C., Haglund, Richard F., Jr. (Eds.), Springer, Proceedings of a Workshop Held in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA 8–10 April 1991, DOI: 10.1007/BFB0048346
  6. Laser Ablation From Fundamentals to Applications, Edited by Tatiana Itina, INTECHOPEN, DOI: 10.5772/67961
  7. Lidar Range-Resolved Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Editors: Weitkamp, Claus (Ed.), Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 102), DOI: 10.1007/B106786
  8. Pulsed Laser Ablation: Advances and Applications in Nanoparticles and Nanostructuring Thin Films, Edited by Ion N. Mihailescu, Anna Paola Caricato, Jenny Stanford Publishing, 2018
  9. A. Cocean, I. Cocean, MM Cazacu, G. Bulai, F. Iacomi, S. Gurlui, Atmosphere self-cleaning under humidity conditions and influence of the snowflakes and artificial light interaction for water dissociation simulated by the means of COMSOL, Applied Surface Science Volume: 443 Pages: 83-90 (2018)
  10. C. Ursu, S. Gurlui, C. Focsa, G. Popa, Space- and time-resolved optical diagnosis for the study of laser ablation plasma dynamics, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 267 (2), pp. 446-450 (2009)
  11. R. W. Schrittwieser, C. Ionita, C. T. Teodorescu-Soare, O. Vasilovici, S. Gurlui, S. A. Irimiciuc and D. G. Dimitriu, Spectral and electrical diagnosis of complex space-charge structures excited by a spherical grid cathode with orifice, Phys. Scr. 92 044001 (2017)
  12. S. Gurlui, M. Agop, P. Nica, M. Ziskind, C. Focsa, Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of a Laser Produced Aluminum Plasma, Phys. Rev. E, 78, 026405 (2008).