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"Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi / Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Bd. Prof. D. Mangeron, nr. 21-23
700050 Iasi
Romania

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Website: www.tuiasi.ro

Brief presentation of the institution

   The "Non-Thermal Plasma and Bio-Medical Applications Laboratory" ("Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi / Faculty of Electrical Engineering) has an experience of over 20 years in this field, being involved in research colaboration with teams from the country and abroad (France, USA, Italy, Czech Republic, etc.), with numerous articles published in journals and books related to the subject.

    "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi is among the oldest and most popular institutions in the country, being the custodian of an important tradition in engineering education, scientific and cultural. It has a distinguished presence both locally and nationally and internationally.

    "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi is the first in the top technical universities in Romania in one of the most important rankings of higher education institutions made globally. 

   "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi integrates eleven faculties, including the Faculty of Electrical Engineering which is the oldest profile institution in Romania. 

  

 

Main Plasma with liquids related topics

- development and implementation of non-thermal plasma reactors (GlidArc, Corona, DBD etc.), operating at atmospheric pressure pressure and room temperature;

- development and implementation of the corresponding supply sources suitable for the above presented reactors, operating at industrial frequency of 50 Hz, at 10 to 100 kHz frequencies or with trains of pulses having adjustable width and frequency;

- plasma activated water (PAW) production and effects study;

- air and aqueous solutions depollution using GlidArc reactors;

- wine treatment using non-thermal plasma and speficic biological effects investigations

- hydrogen production;

- the adjustment of GlidArc plasma volume and electrical power using reactors with auxiliary electrodes;

- surface treatment;

- plasma diagnostic using optical emission spectroscopy;

Main Plasma with liquids related research techniques and equipment

- High voltage power supplies suitable for obtaining planar (one phase), volumic (two phase, three phase, ) and rotating electrical discharges;

- power supplies used for plasma reactors adapted for living tissue treatment;

- measurment devices for electrical characterization of the power supplies (voltage, current, power and source efficiency).;

- gas analyzers;

- scanning UV/Vis spectrophotometry of aqueous analytes;

microbiological facilities for cultivation and analysis of bacteria;

Brief information on available facilities related to Plasma with liquids

Various discharge reactors for generation of plasma in liquid and in gas/liquid environments:

- GlidArc reactors with planar discharges with and without auxiliary electrodes for control and adjustment of the main discharge;

- GlidArc reactors with volumic discharge and auxiliary electrodes;

-  GlidArc reactors with rotating discharge;

- mini-GlidArc reactors for hydrogen production;

- pulsed DBD reactor for living tissue treatment;

- mini-jet reactor operating in Ar, for living tissue treatment;

Willingness to accept/host visiting researchers

Participation in Working Groups

Projects:

  • Hydrogen production using non-thermal plasma technologies PNII– IDEI 331
    Project type: National
    Funding: UEFISCDI
  • Wine treatment using non-thermal plasma CEEX 117/2006
    Project type: National
    Funding: UEFISCDI

Members:

  • Dragos Astanei
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    Position: Researcher
  • Radu Burlica
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    Position: Researcher
  • Danut Calin
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    Position: PhD student
  • Ciprian Felea
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    Position: PhD student
  • Bogdan Hnatiuc
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    Position: Researcher
  • Eugen Hnatiuc
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    Position: Professor
  • Marius Ursache
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    Position: Researcher

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