Gliding arc in noble gases under normal and hypergravity conditions

L. Potočňáková, J. Šperka, P. Zikán, J.J.W.A. Van Loon, J. Beckers, V. Kudrle

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This paper describes the gliding arc operated in four different noble gases (helium, neon, argon, and krypton) under normal gravity and hypergravity conditions up to 18 g. We studied the influence of gas flow, gas properties, and gravity-dependent buoyancy on the gliding arc behavior.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2724-2725
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2014


  • Atmospheric-pressure plasma
  • buoyancy
  • gas flow
  • gravity

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