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Ana Sobota is Assistant Professor in the Elementary Processes in Gas Discharges group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her areas of expertise include atmospheric pressure discharges, fast transient phenomena, and non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasmas and their interaction with targets. She is particularly interested in the interaction of plasma with (complex) targets such as biological tissue, and its application in e.g. medicine and agriculture.

Academic background

Ana Sobota holds a Dipl.Ing. degree in Phyics from the University of Zagreb, Croatia and a PhD in Plasma Physics from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, 2011). During her PhD studies, Sobota also worked at Philips Lighting. She did two postdocs, at TU/e from 2011 to 2012 and at École Polytechnique (France) from 2012 to 2013. She started her current position as Assistant Professor at TU/e in 2013.

External positions

Postdoc, Ecole Polytechnique

1 Oct 201230 Sep 2013

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Research Output 2007 2019

20 Citations

The impingement of a kHz helium atmospheric pressure plasma jet on a dielectric surface

Guaitella, O. Y. N. & Sobota, A., 2015, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 48, 25, p. 255202-1/12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Helium
Plasma jets
impingement
plasma jets
Atmospheric pressure
26 Citations

The influence of the geometry and electrical characteristics on the formation of the atmospheric pressure plasma jet

Sobota, A., Guaitella, O. Y. N. & Rousseau, A., 2014, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 23, p. 025016-1/14 14 p., 025016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

plasma jets
atmospheric pressure
geometry
electrodes
electric potential
31 Citations

Experimentally obtained values of electric field of an atmospheric pressure plasma jet impinging on a dielectric surface

Sobota, A., Guaitella, O. & Garcia-Caurel, E., 2013, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 46, 37, p. 372001-1/5 5 p., 372001

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Plasma jets
plasma jets
Atmospheric pressure
atmospheric pressure
Electric fields
37 Citations

Speed of streamers in argon over a flat surface of a dielectric

Sobota, A., Lebouvier, A., Kramer, N. J., Veldhuizen, van, E. M., Stoffels, W. W., Manders, F. & Haverlag, M., 2009, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 42, 1, p. 015211-1/8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Argon
flat surfaces
argon
Electrodes
electrodes
35 Citations

Concepts and characteristics of the 'COST Reference Microplasma Jet'

Golda, J., Held, J., Redeker, B., Konkowski, M., Beijer, P., Sobota, A., Kroesen, G., Braithwaite, N. S. J., Reuter, S., Turner, M. M., Gans, T., O'Connell, D. & Schulz-Von Der Gathen, V., 20 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 49, 8, 084003

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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microplasmas
Atmospheric pressure
atmospheric pressure
Coupled circuits
Plasmas

Activities 2015 2018

  • 15 Invited talk
  • 1 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition

Electric field measurements in atmospheric-pressure plasma jets

Sobota, A. (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkScientific

Electric field measurements in atmospheric pressure plasmas

Sobota, A. (Invited speaker)
28 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkScientific

Electric field on liquid and dielectric surfaces exposed to atmospheric pressure plasma jets

Sobota, A. (Invited speaker)
28 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkScientific

22nd International School on Low Temperature Plasma Physics

Sobota, A. (Participant)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Electric field measurements on surfaces exposed to plasma jets

Sobota, A. (Invited speaker)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkScientific

Impacts

Plasmas for biological, environmental and medical applications

Ana Sobota (Content manager)

Impact: Research Topic/Theme (at group level)

Student theses

Characterisation of a dielectric barrier discharge with a square mesh electrode

Author: van der Schans, M., 31 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Sobota, A. (Supervisor 1), Smits, P. (Supervisor 2), van Veldhuizen, E. (Supervisor 2) & Kroesen, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Characterization of a surface dielectric barrier discharge for medical applications

Author: Hijnen, K., 31 Oct 2014

Supervisor: Sobota, A. (Supervisor 1), van Veldhuizen, E. (Supervisor 2), Smits, P. (Supervisor 2) & Kroesen, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Hot restrike of high intensity discharge lamps

Author: van den Bos, R., 30 Jun 2012

Supervisor: Sobota, A. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

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Hot restrike of high intensity discharge lamps

Author: Linden, van der, A., 2014

Supervisor: van Veldhuizen, E. (Supervisor 1), Sobota, A. (Supervisor 2) & Manders, F. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Bachelor

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