Christophe Laux

Professeur

 

Christophe Laux

Laboratoire EM2C, CentraleSupélec,

christophe.laux [at] centralesupelec.fr

 

 Education

    Ingénieur, Ecole Centrale Paris, France, 1988.
    DEA Heat Transfer, Ecole Centrale Paris, France, 1988.
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1993.

 

Professional experience  

    12/11-               Professeur des Universités 1ère classe, Section 62, Ecole Centrale Paris
    12/08–12/11      Professeur de Sciences Générales et Industrielles, Ecole Centrale Paris
    10/02 - 12/08      Professeur Chargé de Cours, Ecole Centrale Paris.
    9/99-9/02          Senior Research Scientist, Thermosciences Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.
    9/93-8/99          Research Associate, High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.
    9/88-8/93          Graduate Research Assistant, High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.

 

Teaching Activities

    Plasmas
    Heat and Mass Transfer
    Quantum and Statistical Physics
    Optical Diagnostics
    Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory.
    Professional Development and Leadership Workshops

 

Research Activities

    Plasma-assisted combustion
    Nanosecond pulsed discharges in air and water vapor
    Aerodynamic flow control with plasmas  
    Advanced laser-based diagnostics and quantitative emission spectroscopy.
    Reentry flows: radiation and ablation (Huygens, Stardust, ATV, Meteorides…)

 

PhD Students Supervision

Ph.D. Students already graduated:

    Richard Gessman, 2000
    Lan Yu, 2002
    Denis Packan, 2003
    Mickaël Playez, 2006
    David Galley, 2007
    Paul-Quentin Elias, 2007
    David Pai, 2008
    Guillaume Pilla, 2008
    Philippe Bérard, 2008
    Farah Kaddouri, 2011
    Carolyn Jacobs, 2011 (cotutelle University of Queensland)
    Diane Rusterholtz, 2012
    Adrien Lemal, 2013

 

Current Ph.D. Students (with expected graduation year):

    Da Xu, 2013
    Florent Sainct, 2013
    Marien Simeni Simeni, 2014
    Philippe Castera, 2014
    Umar Sheikh, 2014 (cotutelle University of Queensland)
    Gilles Bailet, 2016

 

Honors and Awards

    2010     Luigi Crocco invited lectureship, Princeton University.
    2009     Most Highly Cited Papers Award in Plasma Sources Science and Technology for the paper “Optical Diagnostics of atmospheric pressure air plasmas”, Vol. 12, pp. 125-138, 2003.
    2004     “Chaire d’Excellence”, awarded by the French Ministère de la Recherche.
    2003     Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    1998     Best Paper Award, AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conferences.

 

Professional activities
International Foundations:

    2004–2007: Member, Jury of the FACE foundation (Franco-American Cultural Exchanges)
    2008–present: Co-president of the jury of the PUF Foundation (Partnerships for University Fund), representing CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles)

 

Administrative:

    12/03 - 12/05      Chargé de mission, CNRS, Département Sciences pour l’Ingénieur
    06/06–present   Member of the Conseil d’Administration of Ecole Centrale Paris
    12/06–present   Vice-Président of the Conseil d’Administration of Ecole Centrale Paris.
    12/06–11/09      Secretary, Association ECP-Graduates.
    11/09–present   President, Association ECP-Graduates, the alumni association of graduates of Ecole Centrale Paris (about 6000 graduates)
    06/10–present   Member of the Conseil d’Administration of Association des Centraliens
    06-2013-present Member of Sénat Académique Université Paris Saclay
    2006-present     In charge (with Florence Mayo-Quenette) of Ecole Centrale exchanges with American universities
    2007-present     In charge of the second year of the 2nd year curriculum of Ecole Centrale Paris
    2012-present     In charge of M2 Electrification et Propulsion Automobile (coaccredited ENS Cachan, Supelec, IFP)
    2010-present     In charge of M1 Sciences Appliquées and M1 Energie of Ecole Centrale Paris

 

Professional Committees

    1995–present: Member, AIAA Technical Committee on Plasmadynamics & Lasers
    2007-present: Commission de Spécialistes, Section 30, Orsay Paris XI
    2007-present: Commission de Spécialistes, Section 62, Paris XIII
    2008-present: Conseil de l’Ecole Doctorale Galilée, Paris XIII
    2010-2012: Vice-president of the SIMI9 committee of Agence Nationale de la Recherche/USAR.
    2011: Member Reviewing Committee, AERES

 

ONERA Reviewing Committees:

    December 2005: Member, Comité Scientifique et Technique
    April 2007: President, Working group of the Comité d’Evaluation et d’Orientation of DMPH (Département de Mesures Physiques).
    2007–présent: Member, Comité d’Evaluation et d’Orientation (CEO) and Comité d’Evaluation Scientifique et Technique (CEST) of DMPH (Département de Mesures  Physiques)

 

Organization of Conferences and Workshops:

    1996-present: Session chair, AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conferences
    1998-present: Session chair, AIAA Weakly Ionized Gases Workshops.
    2007: Vice-Chair, 1st International Workshop on Plasma-Assisted Combustion and Aerodynamics Flow Control (Aerospace Thematic Workshop), Lake Como, Italy.
    2008–2009: International Organizing Committee, 19th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Bochum, Germany, 19-23 July 2009.
    2009: Chair, 2nd International Workshop on Plasma-Assisted Combustion and Aerodynamic Flow Control (Aerospace Thematic Workshop), Les Houches, France, October 2009.
    2011: Vice-Chair, 3rd International Workshop on Plasma-Assisted Combustion and Aerodynamic Flow Control (Aerospace Thematic Workshop), Les Houches, France, March 2011.
    2013: Chair, 4th International Workshop on Plasma-Assisted Combustion and Aerodynamic Flow Control (Aerospace Thematic Workshop), Aussois, France, April 2013.

 

Professional Affiliations

    1990-present: member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Associate Fellow.
    2003-present: member, Groupement Français de Combustion
    2005-present: member, Réseau Plasma Froids
    June 2005- Nov. 2009: Secretary, ECP-Graduate Association

 

Publications and Presentations

     A. Book Chapters

     B. Journal Articles

     C. Patents

     D. Invited Lectures and Short Courses

     E. Conference papers and presentations  

    

 

A. Book Chapters

1.   Jenniskens, P, de Lignie, M., Betlem, H., Borovicka, J., Laux, C.O., Packan, D., and Kruger, C.H., “Preparing for the 1998/1999 Leonid Storms,” contributed Chapter in Laboratory Astrophysics and Space Research, pp. 425-455, P. Ehrenfreund, H. Kochan (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

2.   Ishihara, O., Candler, G., Laux, C.O., Napartovich, A.P., Pitchford, L.C., Boeuf, J.P., and Verboncoeur, J., "Chapter 5. Nonequilibrium Plasma Modeling", pp. 183-275, Non-Equilibrium Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure, ed. K.H. Becker, U. Kogelschatz, K.H. Schoenbach, and R.J. Barker, Institute of Physics, Jan. 2005.

3.   Scharer, J., Rich, W., Adamovich, I., Lempert, W., Akhtar, K., Laux, C., Kuo, S., Kruger, C., Vidmar, R., and Barker, R.J., "Chapter 7. High Frequency Air Plasmas,", pp. 362-444, Non-Equilibrium Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure, ed. K.H. Becker, U. Kogelschatz, K.H. Schoenbach, and R.J. Barker, Institute of Physics, Jan. 2005.

4.   Ganguly, B.N., Lempert, W.R., Akhtar, K., Scharer, J.E., Leipold, F., Laux, C.O., Zare, R.N., and Yalin, A.P., "Plasma Diagnostics," pp. 446-536,  Non-Equilibrium Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure, ed. K.H. Becker, U. Kogelschatz, K.H. Schoenbach, and R.J. Barker, Institute of Physics, Jan. 2005.

5.   Machala, Z., Pai, D.Z., Janda, M., and Laux, C.O., “Chapter 6. Atmospheric pressure nanosecond pulsed discharge plasmas,” Low Temperature Plasma Technology, Paul K. Chu and XinPei Lu, Editors, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 119-172, 2013.

 

B. Journal Articles

1.   Laux, C.O., Moreau, S., and Kruger, C.H., “Radiative Emission of High-Temperature Air,” Journal of High Temperature Chemical Processes, Vol. 1, No.3, 429-441, 1992.

2.   Laux, C.O. and Kruger, C.H., “Arrays of Radiative Transition Probabilities for the N2 First and Second Positive, NO Beta and Gamma, N2+ First Negative, and O2 Schumann-Runge Band Systems,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 48, No. 1, 9-24, 1992.

3.   Kruger, C.H., Owano, T., Gordon, M., Laux, C., “Nonequilibrium Effects in Thermal Plasmas,” Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol. 64, No. 5, pp. 607-613, 1992.

4.   Sarrette, J.P., Gomès, A.M., Bacri, J., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Collisional-Radiative Modeling of Quasi-Thermal Air Plasmas with Electronic Temperatures Between 2000 and 13,000 K.  I. Q e > 4000 K,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 125-141, 1995.

5.   Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Gessman, R.J., “Ionizational Nonequilibrium Induced by Neutral Chemistry in Air Plasmas,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp.1745-1747, 1996.

6.   Kruger, C.H., Owano, T.G., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental Investigations of Atmospheric Pressure Nonequilibrium Plasma Chemistry,” High Pressure Arcs and High Frequency Thermal Plasmas, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 1042-1051, 1997.

7.   Kruger, C.H., Owano, T.G., Laux, C.O., and Zare, R.N., “Nonequilibrium in Thermal Plasmas,” Journal de Physique IV, Vol. 7, pp. C4-77–C4-92, 1997.

8.   Jenniskens, P, de Lignie, M., Betlem, H., Borovicka, J., Laux, C.O., Packan, D., and Kruger, C.H., “Preparing for the 1998/1999 Leonid Storms,” Earth, Moon and Planets, Vol. 80, pp. 311-341, 1998.

9.   Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Consistent Calculation of Electron-Impact Electronic and Vibronic Rate Coefficients in Nitrogen Plasmas,” Progress in Plasma Processing of Materials, pp. 153-159, Begell House, Inc., NY, 1999.

10. Levin, D.A., Laux, C.O, and Kruger, C.H., “A General Model for the Spectral Calculation of OH Radiation in the Ultraviolet,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 377-392, 1999.

11. Jenniskens, P., Wilson, M.A., Packan, D., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., Boyd, I.D., Popova, O.P., and Fonda, M., “Meteors:  A Delivery Mechanism of Organic Matter to the Early Earth,” Earth, Moon and Planets, Vol. 82-83, p. 57-70, 2000.

12. Rairden R.L., Jenniskens P., and Laux C.O., “Search for Organic Matter in Leonid Meteoroids,” Earth, Moon and Planets, Vol. 82-83, pp. 71-80, 2000.

13. Michaud, F., Roux, F., Davis, S.P., Nguyen, A.-D., and Laux, C.O., “High-Resolution Fourier Spectrometry of the N2+ ion,” Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, Vol. 203, pp. 1-8, 2000.

14. Yu, L, Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Effects of Vibrational Nonequilibrium on the Chemistry of Two-Temperature Nitrogen Plasmas,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 483-503, 2001.

15. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Kruger, C.H., Roux, F., Michaud, F., and Davis, S.P., “Rotational Temperature Measurements in Air and Nitrogen Plasmas Using the First Negative System of N2+,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 68, No. 4, pp.  473-482, 2001.

16. Duten, X., Packan, D., Yu, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “DC and Pulsed Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air and Nitrogen,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science Special Issue on “Images in Plasma Science”, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 178-179, 2002.

17. Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Direct-Current Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 91, No. 5, 2678-2686, 2002.

18. Kruger, C.H., Laux, C.O., Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Pierrot, L., “Nonequilibrium Discharges in Air and Nitrogen Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure,” Pure and Applied Chemistry, Vol. 74, No. 3, pp. 337-347, 2002.

19. Yalin, A.P. Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., Spatial Profiles of N2+ Concentration in an Atmospheric Pressure Nitrogen Glow Discharge, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 248-253, 2002.

20. Yalin, A.P., Zare, R.N, Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Temporally Resolved Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy in a Pulsed Nitrogen Plasma”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 81, No. 8, pp. 1408-1410, 2002.

21. Jenniskens, P, Tedesco, E., Murthy, J., Laux, C.O., and Price, S., “Spaceborne Ultraviolet 251-384 nm Spectroscopy of a Meteor during the 1997 Leonid Shower,” Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 37, pp. 1071-1078, 2002.

22. Laux, C.O., Spence T.G., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Optical Diagnostics of Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 12, pp. 125-138, 2003.

23. Packan, D.M., Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Pierrot, L., and Kruger, C.H., “Measurement and Modeling of OH, NO, and CO2 Infrared Radiation at 3400 K,” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 450-456, 2003.

24. Jenniskens, P., Jehin, E., Cabanac, R.A., Laux, C.O., and Boyd, I., “Spectroscopic Anatomy of a Meteor Trail Cross-Section with the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Very Large Telescope,” Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 609-616, 2004.

25. Jenniskens P., Schaller E.L., Laux C.O., Wilson M.A., Schmidt G., Rairden R.L., ”Meteors do not break exogenous organic molecules into high yields of diatomics,” Astrobiology, Vol. 4, pp. 67-79, 2004.

26. Jenniskens, P., Laux, C.O., Wilson, M., and Schaller, E.L., “Mass and Speed Dependence of Meteor Air Plasma Temperatures,” Astrobiology, Vol. 4, pp. 81-94, 2004.

27. Jenniskens P., Laux C.O., Schaller E.L., 2004. Search for the OH (X2) Meinel band emission in meteors as a tracer of mineral water in comets: detection of N2+ (A-X),” Astrobiology, Vol. 4, pp. 109-121, 2004.

28. Machala, Z., Marode, E., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “DC Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 133-137, 2004.

29. Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Transverse dc glow discharges in atmospheric pressure air,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 33, No. 2, p. 320-1, 2005.

30. Laux, C., « Recherche et fuite des cerveaux, l’exemple américain ? », Ceras – Projet, No. 285, March 2005.

31. Magin, T.E., Caillault, L., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium radiation modeling for the Huygens entry,” Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, Vol. 111, No. E7, Art. No. E07S12, 2006.

32. Caillault, L., Walpot, L., Magin, T.E., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Radiative heating predictions for Huygens Entry,” Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, Vol. 111, No. E7, Art. No. E09S90, 2006.

33. Witasse O ., Lebreton J.P ., Bird M.K ., Dutta-Roy R ., Folkner W.M ., Preston R.A ., Asmar SW , Gurvits LI , Pogrebenko SV , Avruch IM , Campbell RM , Bignall HE , Garrett MA , van Langevelde HJ , Parsley SM , Reynolds C , Szomoru A , Reynolds JE , Phillips CJ , Sault RJ , Tzioumis AK , Ghigo F , Langston G , Brisken W , Romney JD , Mujunen A , Ritakari J , Tingay SJ , Dodson RG , van't Klooster CGM , Blancquaert T , Coustenis A , Gendron E , Sicardy B , Hirtzig M , Luz D , Negrao A , Kostiuk T , Livengood TA , Hartung M , de Pater I , Adamkovics M , Lorenz RD , Roe H , Schaller E , Brown M , Bouchez AH , Trujillo CA , Buratti BJ , Caillault L , Magin T , Bourdon A , Laux C .O., “Overview of the coordinated ground-based observations of Titan during the Huygens mission,” Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, Vol. 111, No. E7, Art. No. E07S01, 2006.

34. Walpot, L.M., Caillault, L., Molina, R.C., Laux, C.O., Blanquaert, T., "Convective and Radiative Heat Flux Prediction of Huygens's Entry on Titan", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 663-671, 2006

35. Pilla, G., Galley, D., Lacoste, D.A., Lacas, F., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Plasma-Enhanced Combustion of a Lean Premixed Air-Propane Turbulent Flame using a Repetitively Pulsed Nanosecond Discharge”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 34, pp. 2471- 2477, 2006.

36. Pancheshnyi, S., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Ignition of Propane-Air Mixtures by a Repetitively Pulsed Nanosecond Discharge,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 34, pp. 2478-2487, 2006.

37. Jehin, E., Jenniskens, P., Cabanac, R.A., Laux, C.O., and Boyd, I.D., “ Spectroscopic anatomy of a meteor with the very large telescope (ESO) ,” Advances in Space Research, Vol. 39, Issue 4, p. 550-554, 2007.

38. Joubert, V; Villemejane, J; Packan, D, Villemejane J ., Packan D , Pilla G ., Lacoste D ., Laux C ., Mir L. , “ Enhancement of gene expression by nanosecond electric pulses ,” Human Gene Therapy, Vol. 18, No. 10, pp. 1056, 2007.

39. Elias, P.-Q., Chanetz, B., Larigaldie, S., Packan, D., and Laux, C.O., “Mach 3 shock-wave unsteadiness alleviation using a negative corona discharge,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 2042-2049, August 2008.

40. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Images of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasmas in Preheated Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 974-975, 2008.

41. Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Stabilization of a Propane-Air Swirled Flame using a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasma,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 940-941, 2008.

42. Marode, E., Djermoune, D., Dessantes, P., Deniset C., Ségur. P., Bastien, F., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., "Physics and applications of atmospheric non-thermal air plasmas with reference to the environment,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, vol 51, n°12, 124002, 2009.

43. Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O. “Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure-The Glow Regime,” Plasma Sources Science & Technology, Vol. 18, No. 4, 045030, Nov. 2009.

44. Kaddouri, F., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of atmospheric pressure nitrogen plasma by cavity ring-down spectroscopy,” J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., Vol. 157, 012005, 2009.

45. Stancu G.D., Janda M., Kaddouri F., Lacoste D.A, Laux C.O., “Time-resolved CRDS measurements of the density produced by nanosecond discharges in atmospheric pressure nitrogen and air,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 114 (1), 201-208, Jan. 2010.

46. Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri F., Lacoste D.A., Laux C.O., “Atmospheric pressure plasma diagnostics by OES, CRDS and TALIF,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 43, 124002, 2010 (10 p)

47. Pai, D.Z., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., ‘Transitions between corona, glow, and spark regimes of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in air at atmospheric pressure,” J. Appl. Phys., 107, 093303, 2010 (15 p).

48. Pai, D.Z., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in air at atmospheric pressure – the spark regime,” Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 19, 065015, 2010 (10 p).

49. Colas, D., Ferret, A., Pai, D.Z., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Ionic Wind Generation by a Wire-Cylinder-Plate Corona Discharge in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” J. Appl. Phys., 108, 103306, 2010 (6 p).

50. Jenniskens, P., Wilson, M.A., Winter, M., and Laux, C.O., “Resolved CN Band Profile of Stardust Capsule Radiation at Peak Heating,” J. Spacecraft and Rockets,  47, No. 6, pp. 873-877, 2010.

51. Xu, D.A., Lacoste, D.A., Rusterholtz, D.L., Elias, P .-Q., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental Study of the Hydrodynamic Expansion Following a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharge in Air,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 121502, 2011.

52. Pai, D.Z., Kumar, S., Levchenko, I., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., and Ostrikov, K., “Atmospheric Pressure Discharges for the Fabrication of Surface-Based Metal Nanostructures,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sciences, Special Issue – Images in Plasma Sciences, pp. 2814-5, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011.

53. Pai, D.Z., Cappelli, M.A., and Laux, C.O., “The Structure of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Spark Discharges in Air,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sciences, Special Issue – Images in Plasma Sciences, pp. 2258-9, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011.

54. Bérard, P., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Corona Discharges in Atmospheric Air between a Wire and two Plates,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sciences, Special Issue – Images in Plasma Sciences, pp. 2248-9, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011.

55. Pham, Q.-L. L., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O. “Stabilization of a Premixed Methane-Air Flame Using Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sciences, Special Issue – Images in Plasma Sciences, pp. 2264-5, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011.

56. Tholin, F., Rusterholtz, D.L., Lacoste, D.A., Pai, D.Z., Celestin, S., Jarrige, J., Stancu, G.D., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Images of a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Glow Discharge between two Point Electrodes in Air at 300 K and at Atmospheric Pressure,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Sciences, Special Issue – Images in Plasma Sciences, pp. 2254-5, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011.

57. Laux, C.O., Pierrot, L., and Gessman, R.J., “State-to-state modeling of a recombining nitrogen plasma experiment,” Chemical Physics, Vol. 398, pp. 46-55, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2011.10.028, 2012.

58. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., Experimental study of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in water vapor, International Journal of Plasma Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 6, no. 2, Sep. 2012.

59. Lacoste, D.A., Xu, D.A., Moeck, J.P., and Laux, C.O., “Dynamic response of a weakly turbulent lean-premixed flame to nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 34, pp 3259-3266, 2013.

60. Pai, D.Z., Ostrikov, K., Kumar, S., Lacoste, D.A., Levchenko, I., Laux, C..O, “Energy Efficiency in Nanoscale Synthesis using Nanosecond Plasmas,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 3, 1221 (2013).

61. Lacoste, D.A., Moeck, J., Paschereit, C., and Laux, C.O., “Effect of Plasma Discharges on Nitric Oxide Emissions in Premixed Flame,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 29, pp. 748-751, 2013.

62. Lacoste, D.A., Moeck, J.P., Durox, D., Laux, C.O., Schuller, T., “Effect of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges on the Dynamics of a Swirl-Stabilized Lean Premixed Flame,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 135 / 101501-7, October 2013.

63. Jacobs, C.M., Morgan, R.G., McIntyre, T.J., and Laux, C.O., “Radiative heat transfer measurements in low density Titan atmospheres,” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, submitted September 2012.

64. Rusterholtz, D.L., Lacoste, D.A., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Ultrafast heating of atmospheric pressure air by nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” J. Phys.D: Appl. Phys., submitted April 2013

 

C. Patents

1.   Pajot O., Samson E., Pancheshnyi S., Laux C., Bourdon A, Lacoste D., « Système d’allumage et moteur à combustion interne comportant un tel système d’allumage », Patent number FR2904155, published 25 January 2008.

 

D. Invited Lectures and Short Courses

1.   Laux, C.O., Moreau, S., Chapman, D.R., Kruger, C.H., and McCormack, R.W., “Numerical Predictions of Ultra-Violet Signatures,” Missile Signatures Meeting, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, April 14-15, 1992.

2.   Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Kruger, C.H., and R.N. Zare, “Experimental Investigations of Ionizational Nonequilibrium in Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), p. 302, Raleigh, NC, June 1-4, 1998 (invited).

3.   Laux, C.O., Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Gessman, R.J., Pierrot, L., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Ionization Mechanisms in Two-Temperature Air Plasmas,” AIAA 99-3476, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999 (invited).

4.   Laux, C.O., "Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air," Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, Tilton, NH, August 13-18, 2000 (invited).

5.   Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Diagnostics of Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” Arbeitsgemeinschaft Plasmaphysik (APP) Spring Meeting, Bad Honnef, Germany, February 18-21, 2001 (invited).

6.   Laux, C.O., “DC and Pulsed Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” 43rd Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Long Beach, CA, Oct. 29- Nov. 2, 2001.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 99-100, October 2001 (invited).

7.   Laux, C.O., “Air Plasma Ramparts Research in the United States,” ONERA/DGA/ Industry Workshop, ONERA, Palaiseau, France, March 27, 2002.

8.   Laux, C.O., “Radiation and Nonequilibrium Collisional-Radiative Models,” von Karman Institute Lecture Series 2002-07, Physico-Chemical Modeling of High Enthalpy and Plasma Flows, eds. D. Fletcher, J.-M. Charbonnier, G.S.R. Sarma, and T. Magin, Rhode-Saint-Genèse, Belgium, 2002.

9.   Laux, C.O., “Air Plasma Ramparts,” Plasmas for Aeronautics Workshop, Dassault Aviation, December 6, 2002.

10. Laux, C.O., “Sustaining Atmospheric Plasmas: the Air Plasma Ramparts Project,” ONERA-CNRS Conference on Plasmas for Stealth and for Flow and Combustion Control, Paris, March 31-April 1, 2003.

11. Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium Radiation of Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” ESA International Workshop on the Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Porquerolles, France, September 30- October 1, 2004.

12. Laux, C.O., “Combustion Assisted by Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasmas,” 5èmes Journées du Réseau Plasmas Froids, Bonascre, October 4-6, 2006.

13. Laux, C.O., “Spectroscopic challenges in the modeling and diagnostics of high temperature air plasma radiation for aerospace applications,” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications, Meudon, France, 15-19 October 2006 (invited) (proceedings vol. 901, pp 191-203, 2007)

14. Laux, C.O, “Flame Ignition & Stabilization by Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasmas,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Seminar Series, Princeton University, April 27, 2007.

15. Laux, C.O., Pilla, G., Pancheshnyi, S., Pai, D., Caillault, L., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Veynante, D., “Plasma-assisted combustion using nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,”, 28th International Conference on Partially Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Prague, Czech Republic, July 15-20, 2007 (invited general lecture)

16. Laux, C.O., “Plasma-Assisted Flame Ignition and Stabilization using Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” 60th Gaseous Electronics Conference (GEC), Arlington, VA, October 2-5, 2007 (invited lecture).

17. Laux, C.O., “Optical Diagnostics and Collisional-Radiative Models,” VKI Course on Hypersonic Entry and Cruise Vehicles, Stanford University, June 30 – July 3, 2008.

18. Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Atmospheric pressure plasma diagnostics by OES, CRDS and TALIF,” 8th Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics conference, Blansko, Czech Republic, 19-23 April 2009 (invited).

19. C.O. Laux, A. Bourdon, D.A. Lacoste, L. Caillault, G. Pilla, D.Z. Pai, S. Célestin,
B. Zhégondy, F. Kaddouri, G. Stancu, M. Janda, G Momem, Z. Bonaventura, P. Ségur, S. Pancheshnyi, N. Ghérardi, N. Naudé, V. Sewraj, F. Maréchal, T. D. Leonidovich, E.-T. Es Sebbar, J. Capeillère, R. Cozzolino, F. Massines, J. Paillol, D. Bessières, “Mécanismes d’Interaction Ecoulement Plasma,” Colloque ANR-Blanc, Cité des Sciences de la Villette, 24 January 2009.

20. C.O. Laux, “University-Industry Relations in the US: Stanford and Silicon Valley”, Séminaire Franco-Américain sur les Coopérations Universitaires et Scientifiques, La Sorbonne, Paris, March 23, 2009.

21. C.O. Laux, “Les relations universités-entreprises aux Etats-Unis : Stanford et la Silicon Valley,” Rencontres Universités-Entreprises, Paris, June 16-17, 2009.

22. Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of the rapid plasma chemistry induced by nanosecond discharges in atmospheric pressure air using advanced optical diagnostics,” 40th AIAA Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, San Antonio, TX, AIAA 10.2514/6.2009-3593, 2009.

23. G.D. Stancu, F. Kaddouri, D.A. Lacoste, C.O. Laux,” Advanced optical diagnostics for the characterization of kinetic processes in plasma-assisted combustion,” 2nd International Workshop on the Fundamentals of Plasma Assisted Combustion and Flow Control, Les Houches, October 12-16, 2009.

24. Laux, C.O., “Plasma-assisted Ultrafast Production of Atomic Oxygen for Flame Stabilization,” 2010 Crocco Colloquium Lecture, Princeton University, April 30, 2010.

25. Laux, C.O., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Janda, M. Pilla, G., Caillault, L., and Lacoste, D.A., “Décharges nanosecondes répétitives pulsées (NRP) et applications en combustion assistée par plasma,” Congrès Plasma de la Société Française de Physique, Bordeaux, May 10-12, 2010.

26. Laux, C.O., Stancu, G.D., Pai, D.Z., Kaddouri, F., and Lacoste, D.A., “Mechanisms of production of active species in nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in atmospheric pressure air,” 24th Symposium on Plasma Physics and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic, June 14-17, 2010.

27. Laux, C.O., “Diagnostics Optiques dans les Plasmas,” Atelier "Initiation aux Méthodes de Spectroscopie Laser pour l'Analyse de Milieux Réactifs", CNRS – PC2A, Lille, September 12-16, 2011.

28. Laux, C.O., “Allumage de mélanges pauvres ou dilués par plasmas nanosecondes répétitifs pulsés,” Journée Thématique du Groupement Français de Combustion : Procédés d’Allumage, IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil Malmaison, France, April 5, 2012.

29. Laux, C.O., Lacoste, D.A., Xu, D.A., Rusterholtz, D.R., Pilla, G. Stancu, G.D.,
Pai, D.Z., Barbosa, S., and Veynante, D., “Review of current progress in the stabilization of lean premixed flames by nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers – Plasma-Assisted Combustion, New Orleans, LA, June 25-28, 2012.

30. Laux, C.O. and Lemal, A., “Radiative transition probabilities and electron-impact excitation cross-sections
for the EUV systems of N2,” ESCAMPIG XXI, Gordiets Workshop on Air Plasma Chemistry, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, July 10-14, 2012.

31. Laux, C.O., “Outils de modélisation pour la spectroscopie des plasmas : Specair et autres logiciels,” Journées du Réseau Plasmas Froids du CNRS, Ecully, 9-12

32. Laux, C.O., “Plasma assisted combustion with nanosecond discharges,” 17th European Summer School, Master class “Plasma and Environment,” Bad Honnef, Germany, Oct. 11-13, 2012.

33. Laux, C.O., Rusterholtz, D.L., Sainct, F.P., Xu, D.A., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D.,  “Repetitively pulsed discharges in air and water vapor,” 10th Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics (FLTPD) Workshop, Kerkrade, The Netherlands April 28 – May 2, 2013.

34. Laux, C.O., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., Rusterholtz, D.A., Xu, D.A., Simeni Simeni, M., “Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Plasma-Assisted Combustion,” Special Session on Plasma Flow Control and Combustion, XXXI International Conference on the Physics of Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Granada, Spain, July 14-19, 2013.

 

E. Conference papers and presentations         

35. Laux, C., Owano, T.G., Gordon, M.H., and Kruger, C.H., “Measurement of the Volumetric Radiative Source Strength in Air for Temperatures between 5000 and 7500 K,” AIAA 90-1780, AIAA/ASME 5th Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Seattle, WA, 1990.

36. Kruger, C.H., Owano, T.G., Gordon, M.H., and Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium Effects in Thermal Plasmas,” 10th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (invited), Bochum, Germany, August 4-9, 1991.

37. Laux, C.O., Moreau, S., Chapman, D.R., Kruger, C.H., and MacCormack, R.W., “Spectral Measurements and Computations in an Air Plasma,” NASA-Ames Seminar Series, December 5, 1991.

38. Kruger, C.H., Owano, T.G., Gordon, M.H., and Laux, C.O., “Diagnostics of Nonequilibrium Effects in Thermal Plasmas,” 10th Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences, Argone, Illinois, May 11-13, 1992.

39. Laux, C.O., Moreau, S., and Kruger, C.H., “Experimental Study and Improved Modeling of High-Temperature Air Radiation,” AIAA 92-2969, AIAA 23rd Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Nashville, TN, 1992.

40. Moreau, S., Laux, C.O., Chapman, D.R., and MacCormack, R.W., “A more Accurate Nonequilibrium Air Radiation Code: NEQAIR Second Generation,” AIAA 92-2968, AIAA 23rd Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Nashville, TN, 1992.

41. Laux, C.O., Moreau, S., and Kruger, C.H., “Radiative Emission of High-Temperature Air,” Second European Congress on Thermal Plasma Processes, Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité, Gif-Sur-Yvette/Paris, France, September 7-9, 1992.

42. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Modeling the UV and VUV Radiative Emission of High-Temperature Air,” AIAA 93-2802, AIAA 28th Thermophysics Conference, Orlando, FL, 1993.

43. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “High-Temperature Air Radiation Modeling: UV and VUV Spectroscopic Issues,” Computational Chemistry Seminar Series, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, September 8, 1993.

44. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Experimental Studies and Modeling of Air Plasmas Produced in an ICP Torch,” Missile Signatures and Aerothermochemistry Meeting, Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, April 7, 1994.

45. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Hilbert, B. and Kruger, C.H., “Experimental Study and Modeling of Infrared Air Plasma Radiation,” AIAA 95-2124, 30th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 19-22, 1995.

46. Levin, D.A., Laux, C.O, and Kruger, C.H., “A General Model for the Spectral Calculation of OH Radiation in the Ultraviolet,” AIAA 95-1990, 26th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, San Diego, CA, June 19-22, 1995.

47. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Mechanisms of Ionizational Nonequilibrium in Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” AIAA 95-1989, 26th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, San Diego, CA, June 19-22, 1995.

48. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Ionizational Nonequilibrium in Thermal Air Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Vol. 2, pp. 753-758, Minneapolis, MN, August 21-25, 1995.

49. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Hilbert, B., and Kruger C.H., “Kinetic and Radiative Studies of Air Plasmas,” Computational Chemistry Seminar Series, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, August 30, 1995.

50. Michaud, F., Roux, F., Davis, S.P., Nguyen, A.-D., and Laux, C.O., “High-Resolution Fourier Spectrometry of the 14N2+ Ion for Optical Diagnostics in Air Plasmas,” 14th Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Dijon, France, Sept. 11-15, 1995.

51. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Radiative Phenomena in Nonequilibrium Plasmas,” Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 20, 1995.

52. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Hilbert, B., and Kruger C.H., “Radiative and Kinetic Studies of Nonequilibrium Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” Missile Signatures and Aerother­mo­chemistry Meeting, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, April 22-23, 1996.

53. Mack, L.H., Rob, M.A., Arepalli, S., Scott, C.D., Milhoan, J.D., and Laux, C.O., “Radial Spectral Measurements in the Plenum Region of an Arc jet Wind Tunnel,” AIAA 96-1897, 31st AIAA Thermophysics Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 17-20, 1996.

54. Gessman, R.J., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Ionizational Nonequilibrium in Thermal Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, New Hampton, NH, August 11-16, 1996.

55. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Hilbert, B., Packan, D.M., Pierrot, L.C., and Kruger, C.H., “Infrared Emission of Air Plasmas,” Missile Signatures and Aerothermochemistry Meeting, Alexandria, VA, May 12-13, 1997.

56. Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Numerical Simulation of a Nonequilibrium Nitrogen Plasma Experiment,” AIAA 97-2365, 28th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997.

57. Gessman, R.J., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Kinetic Mechanisms of Recombining Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” AIAA 97-2364, 28th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997 (awarded 1998 Plasmadynamics and Lasers Best Technical Paper Award).

58. Kruger, C.H., Owano, T.G., Laux, C.O., and Zare, R.N., “Nonequilibrium in Thermal Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, Toulouse, France, July 17-22, 1997 (invited).  Also in Journal de Physique IV, Vol. 7, pp. C4-77–C4-92, October 1997.

59. Owano, T.G., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Experimental Investigation of Nonequilibrium Plasma Chemistry at Atmospheric Pressure,” Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, pp. 82-87, Beijing, China, August 18-22, 1997.

60. Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., Owano, T.G., and Kruger, C.H., “Experimental Investigation of Nonequilibrium Plasma Chemistry at Atmospheric Pressure,” 13th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Beijing, China, August 18-22, 1997.

61. Schoenbach, K.H., Kunhardt, E.E., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Measurement of Electron Densities in Weakly Ionized Atmospheric Pressure Air,” Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS),p. 283, Raleigh, NC, June 1-4, 1998.

62. Nagulapally, M., Kolman, D., Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Simulation of Nonequilibrium Plasma Experiments,” Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), p. 303, Raleigh, NC, June 1-4, 1998.

63. Spence, T.G., Paldus, B., Wahl, E.H., Aderhold, D.D., Xie, J., Owano, T.G., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Employing Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy to Probe Dilute Species in Hostile Environments,” Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), p. 122, Raleigh, NC, June 1-4, 1998.

64. Nagulapally, M., Kolman, D., Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., “Numerical Simulation of a Nonequilibrium Air Plasma Experiment,” AIAA Paper 98-2665, 29th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 15-18, 1998.

65. Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Vibrationally-Specific Collisional-Radiative Model for Nonequilibrium Nitrogen Plasmas,” AIAA 98-2664, 29th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 15-18, 1998.

66. Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Consistent Calculation of Electron-Impact Electronic and Vibronic Rate Coefficients in Nitrogen Plasmas,” 5th European Congress on Thermal Plasma Processes, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July 13-16, 1998.

67. Laux, C.O., “Air Plasma Research at Stanford:  from Atmospheric reentry to Plasma Processing,” Thermosciences Division Seminar Series, Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford, CA, February 10, 1999.

68. Stark, R.H., Ernst, U., El-Bandrawy, M., Laux, C.O., and Schoenbach, K.H., “Direct Current Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Air,” AIAA 99-3666, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999.

69. Packan, D.M., Gessman, R.J., Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Measurement and Modeling of OH, NO, and CO2 Infrared Radiation in a Low Temperature Air Plasma,” AIAA 99-3605, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999.

70. Pierrot, L., Yu, L., Gessman, R.J., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Collisional-Radiative Modeling of Nonequilibrium Effects in Nitrogen Plasmas,” AIAA 99-3478, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999.

71. Spence, T.G., Xie, J., Zare, R.N., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Laux, C.O., Owano, T.G., Kruger, C.H., “Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Measurements of N2+ in Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas,” AIAA 99-3433, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999.

72. Nagulapally, M., Kolman, D., Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Numerical Simulation of a Constant Current Density Discharge in a Flowing Air Plasma,” AIAA 99-3477, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28-July 1, 1999.

73. Yu, L, Pierrot, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Effects of Vibrational Nonequilibrium on the Chemistry of Two-Temperature Nitrogen Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, pp. 1079-1085, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2-6, 1999.

74. Candler, G.V., Nagulapally, M., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Numerical Simulation of a Constant Current Density Discharge in a Flowing Plasma,” Gaseous Electronics Conference, Norfolk, VA, October 5-8, 1999.

75. Laux, C.O., Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Pierrot, L., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Ionization Mechanisms in Air Plasma Discharges at Atmospheric Pressure,” Gaseous Electronics Conference, Norfolk, VA, October 5-8, 1999.

76. Jenniskens, P., Laux, C.O., Packan, D., Wilson, M., and Fonda, M., “Recent observations of aerothermochemistry effects in the re-entry plasmas of fast Leonid meteors and implications for the origin of life,” AIAA 2000-582, 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 38th, Reno, NV, Jan. 10-13, 2000.

77. Nagulapally, M, Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., Yu, L., Packan, D., Kruger, C.H., Stark, R., Schoenbach, K.H., “Experiments and Simulations of DC and Pulsed Discharges in Air Plasmas,” AIAA 2000-2417, 31st AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Denver, CO, June 19-22, 2000.

78. Laux, C.O., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Pierrot, L., Gessman, R.J., and Kruger, C.H., "Generation of Super-ionized Diffuse Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasmas," Axcelis Inc., Rockville, MD, October 2, 2000.

79. Yalin, A.P., Lommatzsch U., Zare, R.N., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Cavity Ring-Down in Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas,” Western Spectroscopy Conference, Jan 31.-Feb.2, 2001.

80. Kruger, C.H., Laux, C.O., and Candler, G.V, “Scaled-up Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas,” Plasma Dynamics for Aerospace Applications, Kick-off Meeting, Dayton, OH, May 16-17, 2001.

81. Laux, C.O. and Kruger, C.H., “Diagnostics of Discharge-Enhanced Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 19th Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences, pp. 163-174, Argonne, IL, May 21-22, 2001.

82. Yalin, A.P., Lommatzsch U., Zare, R.N., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy of N2+ in Pulsed and DC Atmospheric Pressure Discharges,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, p. 9, Las Vegas, NV, June 17-22, 2001.

83. Nagulapally, M., Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Numerical Modeling of Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Flowing Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, p. 351, Las Vegas, NV, June 17-22, 2001.

84. Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Direct-Current Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air and Nitrogen Plasmas,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, p. 350, Las Vegas, NV, June 17-22, 2001.

85. Kruger, C.H., Laux, C.O., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Yalin, A.P., Zare, R.N., Nagulapally, M., Candler, G.V., Kelley, J.D., “Nonequilibrium Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, p. 348, Las Vegas, NV, June 17-22, 2001.

86. Packan, D., Yu, L., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Repetitively Pulsed DC Glow Discharge in Atmospheric Pressure Air:  Modeling and Experiments with a 12 kV, 10 ns, 100 kHz Pulse Generator,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, p. 259, Las Vegas, NV, June 17-22, 2001.

87. Kruger, C.H., Laux, C.O., Yu, L., Packan, D.M., Pierrot, L., “Nonequilibrium Discharges in Air and Nitrogen Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure,” 15th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Orléans, France, July 9-13, 2001 (invited).

88. Tonnis, E., Elston, J., Jewett, R., Laux, C.O., “Abatement of fluorinated compounds utilizing an atmospheric pressure microwave discharge,” poster presented at the 4th International Workshop on Fluorocarbon Plasmas, Col de Porte, Isère, France, 18-22 March 2002.

89. Kelley, J.D., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Repetitively pulsed glow discharge in atmospheric pressure air: modeling and experiments,” Fourth Workshop on Magneto- and Plasma Aerodynamics for Aerospace Applications, Moscow, Russia, April 9-11, 2002.

90. Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas for Scramjet Ignition, Bio-Decontamination, and other Engineering Applications,” Thermosciences Seminar Series, Stanford University, April 17, 2002.

91. Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas for Scramjet Ignition, Aerodynamic Flow Control, Bio-Decontamination, and other Engineering Applications,” Joint Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering Seminar, Old Dominion University, April 26, 2002.

92. Chauveau, S.M., Laux, C.O., Kelley, J.D., and Kruger, C.H., “Vibrationally Specific Collisional-Radiative Model for Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas,” AIAA 2002-2229, 33rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Maui, HW, May 20-23, 2002.

93. Yalin, A.P., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N, “Spatially and Temporally Resolved Concentration Measurements of the N2+ Ion in Nitrogen Discharges by Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy,” AIAA 2002-2245, 33rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Maui, HW, May 20-23, 2002.

94. George, C., Candler, G.V., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Computational Analysis of Diffuse Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” AIAA 2002-2223, 33rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Maui, HW, May 20-23, 2002.

95. Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Nonequilibrium Microwave and DC-Discharge Plasmas in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, Tilton, NH, July 21-26, 2002.

96. Yalin, A.P., Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Zare, R.N., “Optical Emission and Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Measurements in Atmospheric Pressure Nitrogen Glow Discharge,” poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, Tilton, NH, July 21-26, 2002.

97. Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., Duten, X., Packan, D.M., Yu, L., Kruger, C.H., “Scaled-up Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas,” AIAA 2003-874, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9 2003.

98. Chauveau, S.M., Kelley, J.D., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., “Vibrationally Specific Collisional-Radiative Model for Nonequilibrium Air Plasmas,” AIAA 2003-137, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9, 2003.

99. Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “Novel Ways to Increase the Electron Density in Atmospheric Air and Nitrogen DC Glow Discharges,” 56th Gaseous Electronics Conference, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 21-24, 2003.

100. Lacoste, D., Pai, D., Laux, C.O., “Ion Wind Effects in a Positive DC Corona Discharge in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” AIAA 2004-354, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

101. Machala, Z., Laux, C.O., Kruger, C.H., and Candler, G.V., “Atmospheric Air and Nitrogen DC Glow Discharges with Thermionic Cathodes and Swirl Flow,” AIAA 2004-355, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

102. Machala, Z., Marode, E., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “DC Glow Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” International Workshop on Cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas, Ghent, Belgium, Jan 14-16, 2004.

103. Ozawa, T., Burke, D., Levin, D.A., Erdman, P., Howlett, C., and Laux, C.O., “Data and Preliminary Analysis from the DEBI Flight Experiment,” AIAA 2004-2451, 42nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Portland, OR, June 28-July 1, 2004.

104. Jenniskens, P., Laux, C.O., Jehin, E., “Meteor excitation and meteoroid abundances from quantitative spectroscopy”, COSPAR04-A-00243, 35th COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly, Paris, July 18-25 2004.

105. Laux, C. O. and Jenniskens, P., “Analysis of the N2 First Positive System emission in meteor spectra.” COSPAR04-A-04313, 35th COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly, Paris, July 18-25 2004.

106. Jehin, E., Jenniskens, P., Laux, C.O., Cabanac, R.A., Boyd, I.D., ”Spectroscopic anatomy of a meteor with the Very Large Telescope (ESO),” COSPAR04-A-04347, 35th COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly, Paris, July 18-25 2004.

107. Jehin, E., Jenniskens, P., Laux, C.O., Cabanac, R.A., Boyd, I.D., ”Spectroscopic anatomy of a meteor with the Very Large Telescope (ESO),” Poster presented at the 35th COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly, Paris, July 18-25 2004.

108. Machala, Z., Marode, E., Laux, C.O., and Kruger, C.H., “DC Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air in the Glow and Glow-to-Arc Transition Regimes,” 15th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, Toulouse, 5–10 September 2004.

109. Galley, D., Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Ducruix, S., Lacas, F., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Plasma-Enhanced Combustion of a Lean Premixed Air-Propane Turbulent Flame using a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasma,” AIAA 2005-1193, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, 10–13 January 2005.

110. Laux, C.O., Bérard, P., Lacoste, D., "Ion Wind in a Positive DC Corona Discharge  in Atmospheric Pressure Air," Seminar given at Centre de Recherche en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne, May 12, 2005.

111. Walpot, L., Caillault, L., Laux, C.O., Molina, R., and Blancquaert, T., “Huygens entry heat flux prediction,” 3rd Interplanetary Probe Workshop, Anavyssos, Attica, Greece, 27 June–1 July 2005.

112. Magin, T.E., Caillault, L., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Nonequilibrium radiation modeling for Huygens entry,” 3rd Interplanetary Probe Workshop, Anavyssos, Attica, Greece, 27 June–1 July 2005.

113. Pancheshnyi, S., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Propane-air mixture ignition by a sequence of nanosecond pulses,” Paper 5.12.05, European Conference for Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Moscow, Russia, July 4–7, 2005.

114.  Pilla, G., Galley, D., Lacoste, D.A., Ducruix, S., Lacas, F., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Stabilization of a turbulent premixed flame using a nanosecond repetitively pulsed plasma,” Paper 5.12.06, European Conference for Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Moscow, Russia, July 4–7, 2005.

115. Pancheshnyi, S., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Ignition of propane-air mixtures by pulsed nanosecond gas discharges,” 17th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Toronto, Canada, August 8-12, 2005.

116. Laux, C.O., Pierrot, L., and Magin, T.E., “Separation of energy modes: analysis of a nonequilibrium nitrogen experiment,” GSP meeting: The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and its Impact on Aerothermodynamics, ESTEC, Nordwijk, Netherlands, December 1-2, 2005.

117. Spasojevic-de Biré, A., Matic, J., Scoufflaire, P., Fraisse, B., Rolon, J.C. and Laux, C.O., “Non-photochemical light induced nucleation of drugs: experimental and theoretical aspects,” Annual Meeting of the Serb Society of Cristallography (SKD), Novi Sad (Serbia-Montenegro), June 1-2, 2006.

118. Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Lacas, F., Veynante, D. and Laux, C.O., “Influence of the Repetition Rate of a Nanosecond Pulsed Discharge on the Stabilization of a Turbulent Lean Premixed Flame,” AIAA 2006-3243, 37th AIAA Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, San Francisco, CA, 5-8 June 2006.

119. Pancheshnyi, S., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Ignition of propane-air mixtures by a sequence of nanosecond pulses,” AIAA 2006-3769, 37th AIAA Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, San Francisco, CA, 5-8 June 2006.

120. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Efficiency of nanosecond repetitively pulsed plasmas for aeronautical applications,” Changes in Aeronautical and Space Systems: Challenges for On-Board Energy, Avignon, France, 26-28 June 2006.

121.  Laux, C.O., “Analysis of the 2004 EAST shock tube data in air at 0.1 torr and 10.46 km/s,” NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, August 11, 2006.

122. Machala, Z., Foltin, V., Leštinská, L., Jedlovský, I. Janda, M., Hensel, K., Martišovitš, V., Morvová, M., Laux, C.O., “Emission spectroscopy - essential diagnostics tool of atmospheric pressure plasmas for environmental, bio-medical and industrial applications,” 19th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague, Czech Republic, August 29-September 2, 2006.

123. Caillault, L., Andreasson, J., Risberg, J., and Laux, C.O., “Modeling the spectral radiation of a methane / nitrogen plasma. Test Case 4,” 2nd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Rome, Italy, September 5-8, 2006.

124. Magin, T. and Laux, C.O., “Assessment of the feasibility of a rotational-vibrational-electronic specific collisional-radiative model,” Progress Meeting of the Working Group "Born-Oppenheimer approximation and its impact on aerothermodynamics,” Paris, September 22, 2006.

125. Laux, C.O., “Combustion assistée par décharge plasma nanoseconde répétitive,” Séminaire à Saint-Gobain Recherche, Aubervilliers, May 3, 2007.

126. Bérard, P., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Parametric study of the ionic wind produced by a DC corona discharge between cylindrical wires,” poster presented at the 1st Aerospace Thematic Workshop on "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas," Varenna, Italy, May 28-31, 2007.

127. Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Plasma-assisted stabilization of turbulent lean premixed flames by nanosecond repetitive discharges,” poster presented at the 1st Aerospace Thematic Workshop on "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas," Varenna, Italy, May 28-31, 2007.

128. Caillault, L., Lacoste, D.A., Bourdon, A., and Laux, C.O., “Kinetics of combustion initiation in repetitively pulsed nanosecond discharges,” poster presented at the 1st Aerospace Thematic Workshop on "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic-Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas," Varenna, Italy, May 28-31, 2007.

129. Bérard, P., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Measurements and simulations of the ionic wind produced by a DC corona discharge in air, helium and argon,” AIAA Paper 2007-4611, 38th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Miami, FL, 25 - 28 June 2007.

130. Bérard, P., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Measurements and simulations of the ionic wind produced by a DC corona discharge between cylindrical wires,” poster presented at the 2nd European Conference on Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Brussels, Belgium, July 2-5, 2007.

131. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Parametric study of discharges in atmospheric pressure air at 400-1000 K generated by nanosecond pulses repetitively applied at 1-30 kHz,” 2nd European Conference on Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Brussels, Belgium, July 2-5, 2007.

132. G. Pilla, L. Caillault, D.A. Lacoste, D. Veynante, and C.O. Laux, “Energy Deposition of a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharge used for Flame Stabilization in Lean Conditions,“ 2nd European Conference on Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Brussels, Belgium, 1-6 July 2007.

133. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Characterization of discharges in atmospheric pressure air at 300-1000 K generated by nanosecond pulses repetitively applied at 2-30 kHz,” 28th International Conference on Partially Ionized Gases, Prague, Czech Republic, July 15-20, 2007.

134. Bérard, P., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Measurements and simulations of the ionic wind produced by a DC corona discharge between cylindrical wires,” 28th International Conference on Partially Ionized Gases, Prague, Czech Republic, July 15-20, 2007.

135. Stancu, G.D., Janda, M., Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Laser diagnostics of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in atmospheric pressure air,” 7th Cavity Ring-Down User Meeting, Greifswald, Germany, Sept. 18-19, 2007.

136. Joubert, V; Villemejane, J; Packan, D, Villemejane J ., Packan D , Pilla G ., Lacoste D ., Laux C ., Mir L. , “ Enhancement of gene expression by nanosecond electric pulses ,” 15th Annual Congress of the European-Society-of-Gene-and-Cell-Therapy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Oct. 27-30, 2007.

137. Brandis, A.M., Morgan, R.G., Laux, C.O., Magin, T., McIntyre, T., and Jacobs, P.A., “Nonequilibrium radiative model for the Huygens probe entry into the Titan atmosphere,” 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, 2-7 December 2007.

138. Laux, C.O., “Radiation and Nonequilibrium Collisional-Radiative Modeling,” ESA Radiation Working Group meeting, von Karman Institute, Rhode Saint-Genèse, 11 February 2008.

139. Laux, C.O., “Caractérisation du rayonnement des plasmas d’air : applications à la rentrée atmosphérique et à la combustion assistée par plasma,” Séminaire commun Laboratoire de Photophysique Moléculaire (LPM) et Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas (LPGP), Université d’Orsay Paris XI, 28 March 2008.

140. Lacoste, D.A., Pilla, G., Stancu, G., Janda, M., Kaddouri, F., Veynante, D, and Laux, C.O., “Stabilisation de flamme de prémélange par décharges nanosecondes impulsionnelles répétitives,” 3e colloque Cinétique des Plasmas : Recherches et Applications (CIPRA3), Le Havre, France, 2-4 April 2008.

141.  Laux, C.O., “Collisional-Radiative Modeling of Nitrogen Plasmas,” 3e colloque Cinétique des Plasmas : Recherches et Applications (CIPRA3), Le Havre, France, 2-4 April 2008.

142. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Étude des plasmas générés par impulsions électriques nanosecondes répétitives dans l'air préchauffé à pression atmosphérique,” 3e colloque Cinétique des Plasmas : Recherches et Applications (CIPRA3), Le Havre, France, 2-4 April 2008.

143. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Generation of diffuse non-thermal nanosecond repetitively pulsed plasmas in air at atmospheric pressure,” ICOPS conference, Karlsruhe, Germany, 15-19 June 2008.

144. Brandis, A., Laux, C.O., Magin, T., “Simulation of nonequilibrium radiation using vibrationally specific nitrogen models,” AIAA 2008-3814, 39th Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Seattle, WA, 23-26 June 2008.

145. Stancu, G., Janda, M., Kaddouri, F., Pai, D., Rolon, J.C., and Laux, C.O., « Two Photon Absorption Laser Induced Fluorescence Study of Repetitively Pulsed Nanosecond Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” AIAA 2008-3882, 39th Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Seattle, WA, 23-26 June 2008.

146. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Plasmas in Preheated Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” AIAA 2008-4091, 39th Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Seattle, WA, 23-26 June 2008.

147. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Influence of field non-uniformity in the generation of diffuse non-thermal plasmas in air at atmospheric pressure,” 19th ESCAMPIG conference, Granada, Spain, 15-19 July 2008.

148. Stancu, G.D., Janda, M., Kaddouri, F., Spence, T., Harb, C., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Study of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in atmospheric air or nitrogen by advanced laser diagnostic techniques,” 19th ESCAMPIG conference, Granada, Spain, 15-19 July 2008.

149. Kaddouri, F., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of atmospheric pressure nitrogen plasmas by cavity ring down spectroscopy,” 3rd International Workshop on Infrared Plasma Spectroscopy, Greifswald, Germany, 23– 25 July 2008.

150. Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Veynante, D. and Laux, C.O., “Influence of the repetition rate of a nanosecond discharge on the stabilization of a lean turbulent premixed burner,” 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada. August 3-8, 2008.

151. Pilla, G., Galley, D., Lacoste, D.A., Veynante, D., and Laux, C.O., “Stabilization of a lean turbulent premixed propane-air flame using nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” Stanford-Ecole Centrale Paris Coloquium on Plasma-Assisted Combustion, Paris, Sept. 4, 2008.

152. Stancu, G., Janda, M., Kaddouri, F., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “TALIF and CRDS studies of repetitively pulsed nanosecond discharges in atmospheric pressure air for flame stabilization applications,” Stanford-Ecole Centrale Paris Colloquium on Plasma-Assisted Combustion, Paris, Sept. 4, 2008.

153. Janda, M., Machala, Z., Stancu, G.D., Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O. “Transient Spark Discharge in Air”, HAKONE XI, Oleron Island 7-12 September 2008.

154. Janda, M., Stancu, G.D., Spence, T.G., Harb, C., Kaddouri, F., Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Measurements of N2(A) concentration in repetitively pulsed nanosecond discharges by pulsed Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy,” 17th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, Cardiff, UK, 7-12 September 2008.

155. Janda, M., Machala, Z., Stancu, G.D., Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O. “Transient Spark Discharge in Air at Atmospheric Pressure”, 17th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, Cardiff, UK, 7-12 September 2008.

156. Laux, C.O., Winter, M., Merrifield, J., Smith, A., Tran, P., “Influence of Ablation Products on the Radiation at the Surface of a Blunt Hypersonic Vehicle at 10.5 km/s,” 3rd International Radiation Workshop, Heraklion, Crete, September 30 – October 3, 2008.

157. Barbosa, S., Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Scouflaire, P., Ducruix, S., Laux, C.O., Veynante, D ., « Influence of a repetitively pulsed plasma on the flame stability domain of a lab-scale gas turbine combustor », 4th European Combustion Meeting (ECM), Vienna, Austria, 2009.

158. Laux, C.O., “A state-to-state model of nitrogen plasmas: application to the measurement of the dissociation fraction of nitrogen by optical emission spectroscopy,” Workshop on Models for Aerodynamics, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, June 26, 2009.

159. Laux, C.O. Winter, M., Merrifield, J., Smith, A., and Tran, P., “Influence of Ablation Products on the Radiation at the  Surface of a Blunt Hypersonic Vehicle at 10 km/s,” AIAA 2009-3925, 41st AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 22-25, 2009.

160. Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigations of the rapid plasma chemistry induced by nanosecond discharges in atmospheric pressure air using advanced optical diagnostics,” AIAA 2009-3593, 40th AIAA Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 22-25, 2009.

161. Colas D., Ferret A., Sciacca I., Pai D.Z., Lacoste D.A., and Laux C.O., “Novel Electrode Configuration for Ionic Wind Generation in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” 3rd European Conference in Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Versailles, France, July 6-9, 2009.

162. F. Kaddouri, G. D. Stancu, D. A. Lacoste, and C. O. Laux, ”Investigation of atmospheric pressure air plasma by two-photon laser induced fluorescence,” 29th ICPIG, July 12-17 2009 Cancún, México

163. Pai, D., Cappelli, M.A., D.A. Lacoste, Laux, C.O., “Spark Channel Dynamics of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” 29th ICPIG, Cancún, México, July 12-17, 2009.

164. Pilla, G, Lacoste D.A., Heid. G., Lecourt R., Veynante.D, and Laux, C.O., “Assisted combustion of an air-kerosene mixture by nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharge”, 2nd Aerospace Thematic Workshop on Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasma, Les Houches, Oct. 9-16, 2009.

165. Kaddouri, F., Stancu G.D., Lacoste D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of atmospheric pressure air plasma by two-photon laser induced fluorescence,” 2nd Aerospace Thematic Workshop on Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasma, Les Houches, Oct. 9-16, 2009.

166. Pai D., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste D.A., Cappelli, M.A., and Laux, C.O., “Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Spark Discharges in Ambient Air,” 2nd Aerospace Thematic Workshop on Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasma, Les Houches, Oct. 9-16, 2009.

167. Pai, D., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., ‘Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure – Experiment and Theory of Regime Transitions”, GEC Conference, October 2009.

168. Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Ultrafast heating in air at atmospheric pressure for nanotechnology applications,” IC-Plants 2010 (3rd International Conference on Plasma-Nanotechnology & Science), Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, March 11-12, 2010

169. Laux, C.O., “Plasma-Assisted Stabilization of Premixed Flames,” Gas Turbine Laboratory Seminar Series, MIT, February 23, 2010.

170. Mintusov, E., Lacoste, D.A., Pendleton, S.J., Popov, N.A., Stancu, G.D., Laux, C.O., and Starikovskaia, S.M., “Fast ionization wave experiments on fast gas heating,” Congrès Plasma de la Société Française de Physique, Bordeaux, May 10-12, 2010.

171. Brandis, A.M., Magin, T., and Laux, C.O., “Details of Modeling Titan Entry Nonequilibrium Radiation with a Multi-Quantum Vibration State CR Model,” AIAA-2010-4526, 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Chicago, IL, 28 June – 1 July, 2010.

172. Janda, M., Machala, Z., and Laux, C.O., “Optical and electrical study of transient spark discharge in air,” Acta Physica Universitatis Comenianae, Vol. L-LI, Number 1&2, pp. 85-93, 2009-10.

173. Kaddouri, F., Stancu, G.D., Pai D.Z., Lacoste D.A., and Laux C.O., “Energy release and fast heating process in nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in air at atmospheric pressure,” 20th European Conference on the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases (ESCAMPIG XX), Novi Sad, Serbia, July 13-17, 2010.

174. Mintusov E., Lacoste, D.A., Pendleton S.J., Popov N.A., Stancu G.D., Laux C.O., and Starikovskaia S.M., “Study of fast gas heating: experimental approach,” 20th European Conference on the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases (ESCAMPIG XX), Novi Sad, Serbia, July 13-17, 2010.

175. Lemal, A., Bourdon, A., Perrin, M.-Y., Laux, C.O., “Investigation of shock tube radiation measurements for hypervelocity Earth reentry. 4th International Workshop on High Temperature Gas Radiation during Atmospheric Entry, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 2010.

176. Kaddouri, F., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., “Temperature and energy evolution of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in air at atmospheric pressure,” Poster presented at the 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 55, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

177. Jarrige, J., Rusterholtz, D.L., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Characterization of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges by Infra-Red Laser Absorption Spectroscopy,” Poster presented at the 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 86, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

178. Colas, D., Ferret, A., Sciacca, I., Pai, D.Z., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Novel Electrode Configuration for Ionic Wind Generation in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” Poster presented at the 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 91, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

179. Rusterholtz, D.L., Jarrige, J., Pai, D.Z., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Characterization of the Different Regimes of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed (NRP) Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure and Ambient Temperature,” Poster presented at the 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 92, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

180. Laux, C.O., Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Pai, D.Z., Pilla, G., and Lacoste, D.A., “Mechanism of Flame Stabilization by Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 151, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

181. Mintusov, E., Lacoste, D.A., Pendleton, S.J., Stancu, G.D., Laux, C.O., Popov, N., and Starikovskaia, S., “Gas Temperature and N2(A) Measurements in the Afterglow of a Pulsed Nanosecond Discharge, 63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference, p. 163, Paris, France, October 4-8, 2010.

182. Laux, C.O., Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Pai, D.Z., Janda, M., Pilla, G., Rusterholtz, D., Lacoste, D.A., “Kinetic Mechanism of Atomic Oxygen Production in Plasma Discharges,” MURI Review Meeting, Princeton University, November 3-4, 2010.

183. Laux, C.O., Stancu, G.D., Kaddouri, F., Pai, D.Z;, Janda, M., Pilla, G., Rusterholtz, D., Xu, D., Jarrige, J.,  and Lacoste, D.A, “Plasma-assisted combustion using Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA,  21 January 2011.

184. D.A. Lacoste, D.L. Rusterholtz, J. Jarrige, B. Tarabová, Z. Šipoldová, M. Pelach, Z. Machala, M. Janda, D.Z. Pai, G.D. Stancu, C.O. Laux, “Biocidal Effects of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” NATO Workshop on Plasma for Bio-decontamination, Medicine and Food Security, Slovakia, March 15-18, 2011.

185. Barbosa, S., Pilla, G., Lacoste, D.A., Scouflaire, P., Ducruix, S., Laux, C.O., and Veynante, D., “Influence of a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharge on the Flame Stability Domain of a Lab-Scale Gas Turbine Combustor,” 3rd Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Les Houches, France, March 28–April 1, 2011.

186. Stancu, G.D., Jarrige, J., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., “Pollutants Monitoring in Plasma-Assisted Combustion by Mid-IR Quantum Cascade Laser Absorption Spectroscopy,” 3rd Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Les Houches, France, March 28–April 1, 2011.

187. Xu, D.A., Rusterholtz, D.L., Sainct, F., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., Laux, C.O., and Elias, P.-Q., “Hydrodynamic Expansion Following a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharge in Air,” 3rd Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Les Houches, France, March 28–April 1, 2011.

188. Kaddouri, F., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Ultrafast Temperature and Energy Evolution of  Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” 3rd Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Les Houches, France, March 28–April 1, 2011.

189. Rusterholtz, D.L., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Influence of Pulse Width on the Glow Regime of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure,” 3rd Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Les Houches, France, March 28–April 1, 2011.

190. Pai, D.Z., Kumar, S., Levchenko, I., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., and Ostrikov, K., “Nanomaterials synthesis in air at atmospheric pressure using nanosecond repetitively pulsed spark discharges,” 6th International Workshop on Microplasmas, Paris, April 3-6, 2011.

191. Lemal, A., and Laux, C.O., “Development of a vibrational state specific collisional-radiative model for nonequilibrium high temperature air plasma radiation prediction,” 7th International Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Site Oud Saint Jan, Brugges, Belgium, May 2011.

192. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., Méricam-Bourdet, N., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., “Efficiency of ozone generation by DBD and NRP discharges,” 18th International Colloquium on Plasma Processes (CIP), Nantes, France July 4-8, 2011.

193. Xu, D.A., Lacoste, D.A., Rusterholtz, D.L., Elias, P.-Q., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental investigation o the hydrodynamic expansion following a nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharge in air,” 4th European Conference for Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July 4-8, 2011.

194. Mintoussov, E.I., Pendleton, S.J., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., Popov, N.A., and Starikovskaia, S.M., “Kinetics of Fast Gas Heating and N2(A3u+) measurements,” International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry,

195. Rusterholtz, D.L., Xu, D.A., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., “ Ultrafast Heating in Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air at Atmospheric Pressure: Temperature and Absolute Density Measurements ,”  C10-407 (3 p.), Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Partially Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Belfast, UK, August 28-September 2, 2011.

196. Sainct, F.P., Méricam-Bourdet, N., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., Laux, C.O., “ Efficiency of ozone generation by atmospheric pressure air DBD using different pulsed voltage sources ,” D16-286 (3 p.), Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Partially Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Belfast, UK, August 28-September 2, 2011.

197. Janda, M., Machala, Z., Lacoste, D.A., Hensel, K., and Laux, C.O., « Self-Pulsing DC Driven Discharges in Preheated Air for Plasma-Assisted Combustion,” 7th International Conference on “Electromagnetic Devices and Processes in Environment Protection”, ELMECO-7, Naleczów, Poland, September 28-30, 2011.

198. Laux, C.O., Lacoste, D.A., Pilla, G., Stancu, G.D., Barbosa, S., and Veynante, D., “Review of Current Progress in the Stabilization of Lean Premixed Prevaporized Combustors,” INCA Meeting, Toulouse, France, Nov. 17-18, 2011.

199. Xu, D.A., Elias, P.-Q., Lacoste, D.A., Rusterholtz, D.L., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of the hydrodynamic expansion following a nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharge in air,” 50th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9-12, 2012.

200. Lemal, A., and Laux, C.O., “Vibrational collisional-radiative model for nonequilibrium high temperature air plasmas,” 50th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting Conference, Nashville, TN, USA, Jan. 9-12, 2012.

201. Rusterholtz, D.L., Xu, D.A., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Ultrafast Heating in Nanosecond Discharges in Atmospheric Pressure Air,” 50th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting Conference, Nashville, TN, USA, Jan. 9-12, 2012.

202. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental study of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in water vapor,” 8th International Symposium on Non-Thermal Plasma Technology (ISNTP-8), Camaret, France, 25-29 June 2012.

203. Rusterholtz, D.L., Pai, D.Z., Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Dissociative quenching and ultrafast heating following Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Air,” 39th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), Edinburgh, UK, 8-12 July 2012.

204. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges in Water Vapor for Hydrogen Production,” 39th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), Edinburgh, UK, 8-12 July 2012.

205. Stancu, G.D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Investigations of carbon monoxide emission in methane flames stabilized by nanosecond pulsed discharges using Mid-IR QCLAS,” ESCAMPIG XXI, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, 10-14 July 2012.

206. Lacoste, D.A., Xu, D.A., Moeck, J.P., and Laux, C.O., “Dynamic Response of a Weakly Turbulent Lean-Premixed Flame to Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” 34th International Symposium on Combustion, Warsaw, Poland, July 29-August 3, 2012.

207. Janda, M., Machala, Z., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Stabilization of a lean methane-air flame using a transient spark discharge,” Hakone XIII, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland,  September 9-14,  2012.

208. Lemal, A., Jacobs, C., Perrin, M.Y., Laux, C.O., Brandis, A., Cruden, B., Tran, P., and Raynault, E., “Reduced Atomic Collisional-Radiative Model for VUV Radiation Prediction in Earth Reentry,”  5th  International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Barcelona, Spain, October 16-19, 2012.

209. Jacobs, C., Lemal, A., Laux, C.O., “Molecular nonequilibrium radiation prediction with a vibrational specific collisional-radiative model,” 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, USA, 7-10 January 2013.

210. Sainct, F., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., “Investigation of the Efficiency of Hydrogen Production with a Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharge in Water Vapor,” 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, USA, 7-10 January 2013.

211. Xu, D.A., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., “Temporal and Spatial Development of OH-Concentration in a Turbulent Lean-Premixed Flame Assisted by Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges,” submitted to the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, USA, 7-10 January 2013.

212. Moeck, J.P., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., and Paschereit, C., “Control of combustion dynamics in a swirl-stabilized combustor with nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, USA, 7-10 January 2013.

213. Sheikh, U. A., Jacobs, C., Morgan, R.G., Laux, C.O., McIntyre, T.J., “Re-Entry Radiative Heating Studies in the Vacuum Ultraviolet,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

214. Sainct, F., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., Kirkpatrick, M., and Odic, E., “Experimental investigation of nanosecond repetitive discharges effect on water vapor dissociation at atmospheric pressure,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

215. Xu, D., Lacoste, D.A., and Laux, C.O., “Temporal and spatial evolution of OH concentration in a lean premixed propane-air flame assisted by nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

216. Castera, P., Elias, P.Q., and Laux, C.O., “Application of linear sliding discharges for flow control: study of the energy coupling mechanisms,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

217. Jacobs, C., MacDonald, M., Zander, F., Morgan, R. and Laux, C.O., “Ablation/radiation studies in the Ecole Centrale plasma torch facility,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

218. Mintusov, E., Lacoste, D.A., Stancu, G.D., Starikovskaya, S., and Laux, C.O., “Absolute measurements of N2 (A3u+ for v”= 0, 1, 2, 3 vibrational levels in pulsed nanosecond discharge by CRDS technique,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

219. Sheikh, U. A., Morgan, R.G., McIntyre, T.J., Laux, C.O.,  “Re-entry radiative heating studies in vacuum ultraviolet,” Aerospace Thematic Workshop. Aussois, France, April 7-12, 2013.

220. MacDonald, M.E., Jacobs, C.M., Laux, C.O, Zander, F., Morgan, R.G., "Characterization of a 50 kW Inductively Coupled Plasma Torch for use in Testing of Ablative Materials," 7th European Workshop on Thermal Protection Systems and Hot Structures, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 8-10 April 2013.

221. Simeni Simeni, M., Stancu, G.D., and Laux, C.O., “Nitric oxide detection in atmospheric pressure nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges by Quantum Cascade Laser Absorption Spectroscopy,” 10th Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics (FLTPD) Workshop, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, April 28 – May 2, 2013 (awarded best student poster award)

222. Jacobs, C.M., MacDonald, M.E., Zander, F., Morgan, R.G., and Laux, C.O., “Ablation-radiation studies in the Ecole Centrale Plasma Torch facility,” 4th International ARA Days (Atmospheric Reentry Association), Arcachon, France, May 27-29, 2013.

223. Lemal, A., Jacobs, C.M., Perrin, M.Y., Laux, C.P., Raynaud, E., Tran, P., Brandis, A., Cruden, B., “Analysis and Simulation of Air Shock Tube Radiation Measurements and Application to Earth Reentry,” 4th International ARA Days (Atmospheric Reentry Association), Arcachon, France, May 27-29, 2013.

224. Lacoste, D.A., Moeck, J.P., Durox, D., Laux, C.O., and Schuller, T., “Influence of Nanosecond Repetitively Pulsed Discharges on the Dynamics of a Swirl-Stabilized Lean Premixed Flame,” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2013, GT2013-94769, San Antonio, TX,  accepted for presentation, June 3-7, 2013.

225. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental investigation of nanosecond discharges in water vapor at atmospheric pressure,” XXXI International Conference on the Physics of Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Granada, Spain, July 14-19, 2013.

226. Stancu, G.D., Simeni Simeni, M., and Laux, C.O., “Investigations by Mid-IR QCLAS of pollutant emissions in high temperature exhaust gases released from plasma-assisted combustion,” XXXI International Conference on the Physics of Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Granada, Spain, July 14-19, 2013

227. Jacobs, C.M., Sheikh, U.A., MacDonald, M.E., Laux, C.O., and Morgan R.G., “Vacuum ultraviolet radiation studies in a plasma torch facility from 170 – 200 nm,” AIAA Paper 2013-3015, 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 24 – 27, 2013.

228. Sheikh, U.A., Morgan, R.G., McIntyre, T.J., and Laux, C.O., “Through Surface and Across Surface Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectral Measurements in an Expansion Tube,” AIAA Paper 2013-2644, 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 24 – 27, 2013.

229. MacDonald, M.E., Jacobs, C.M., Laux, C.O., and Morgan, R.G., “Measurements of Air Plasma/Ablator Interactions in a 50 kW Inductively Coupled Plasma Torch,” AIAA 2013-2772, 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 24 – 27, 2013.

230. Casses, C.J., Bertrand, P.J., Jacobs, C.M., Mac Donald, M.E., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental characterization of the ultraviolet radiation of air in a high enthalpy plasma torch facility,” Proceedings of the 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS), Munich, Germany, July 1-4, 2013.

231. Jacobs, C.M., Sheikh, U.A., MacDonald, M.E., Morgan R.G., and Laux, C.O., “Vacuum ultraviolet radiation studies in a plasma torch facility,” Proceedings of the 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS), Munich, Germany, July 1-4, 2013.

232. Sheikh, U. A., Jacobs, C., Laux, C.O., Morgan, R.G., McIntyre, T.J. “Measurements of High Enthalpy Radiating Flows in the Vacuum Ultraviolet,” 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves. Madison, WI, July 14-19, 2013.

233. Kovalova, Z., Leroy, M., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Machala, Z., Lopes, F., Laux, C.O., DuBow, M.S., and Odic, E., “Bio-decontamination of the inner walls of a tube at atmospheric pressure using long distance propagation discharges in argon,” 21st International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Cairns, Australia, August 4-9, 2013,

234. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Kirkpatrick, M.J., Odic, E., and Laux, C.O., “Experimental Investigation of Nanosecond Discharges on Water Vapor Dissociation at Atmospheric Pressure,” 29th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Cairns, Australia, August 4-9, 2013.

235. Stancu, G.D., Simeni Simeni, M., and Laux, C.O., “Study of nitric oxide and carbon monoxide production in plasma assisted combustion by quantum cascade laser absorption spectroscopy,” 29th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Cairns, Australia, August 4-9, 2013.

236. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., Kirkpatrick, M.J., and Odic, E., “Laser measurements of OH density and temperature in an NRP discharges in water vapor, 19th International Colloquium on Plasma Processes (CIP 2013), Paris, France, September 9-13, 2013.

237. Sainct, F.P., Lacoste, D.A., Laux, C.O., Kirkpatrick, M.J., and Odic, E., “Temporal evolution of OH density and gas temperature of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in water vapor at atmospheric pressure,” 66th Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference,  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Volume 58, Number 8, Princeton, NJ, September 30–October 4 2013.