J. Benedikt, H. Kersten, A. Piel, Foundations of measurement of electrons, ions and species fluxes toward surfaces in low-temperature plasmasPlasma Sources Sci. Technol. 30 (2021) 033001, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/abe4bf

M. Dworschak, O. Asnaz, F. Greiner, A minimally invasive electrostatic particle extractor for nanodusty plasmas and its application for the verification of in-situ Mie polarimetry, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 30 (2021) 065011, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/abe4c0

S. Askari, D. Mariotti, R. McGlynn, J. Benedikt, Air‐Cathode With 3D Multiphase Electrocatalyst Interface Design for High‐Efficiency and Durable Rechargeable Zinc‐Air Batteries, Energy Technology (2021) 2000999 y, DOI: 10.1002/ente.202000999


A. Ul Haq, P. Lucke, J. Benedikt, P. Maguire, D. Mariotti, Dissociation of tetramethylsilane for the growth of SiC nanocrystals by atmospheric pressure microplasma, Plamsa Process. Polym. (2020), DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201900243

J. Golda, J. Held, and V. Schulz-von der Gathen, Comparison of electron heating and energy loss mechanisms in an RF plasma jet operated in argon and helium, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 29 (2020) 025014, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab6c81

J. Golda, B. Biskup, V. Layes, T. Winzer, J. Benedikt, Vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy of cold atmospheric pressure plasma jets, Plasma Process. Polym. 17 (2020) e1900216, DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201900216

G. Willems, A. Hecimovic, K. Sgonina, E. Carbone, J. Benedikt, Mass spectometry of neutrals and positive ions in He/CO2 non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma jet, Plasma Phys. Cont. Fusion (2020) accepted, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6587/ab6b4c


Frank Wieben and Dietmar Block, Entropy Measurement in Strongly Coupled Complex Plasmas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 225001, DIO: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.225001

S. Groth, F. Greiner, A. Piel, Spatio-temporally resolved investigations of layered particle growth in a reactive argon-acetylene plasma, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 28 (2019) 115016, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab5412

J. Golda, F. Kogelheide, P. Awakowicz, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, Dissipated electrical power and electron density in an RF atmsopheric pressure helium plasma jet, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. (2019) 28 (9) 095023. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab393d

S. Askari, H. Machhadani, J. Benedikt, U. Helmersson, Plasma-based processes for planar and 3D surface patterning of functional nanoparticles, J Nanopart Res (2019) 21: 223, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-019-4674-3

Y. Gorbanev, J. Golda, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, A. Bogaerts, Applications of the COST Plasma Jet: More than a Reference StandardPlasma (2019) 2 (3), p. 316. DOI: 10.3390/plasma2030023

E. H. Kemaneci, F. Mitschker, J. Benedikt, D. Eremin, P. Awakowicz, R.-P. Brinkmann, A numerical analysis of a microwave induced coaxial surface wave discharge fed with a mixture of oxygen and hexamethyldisiloxane for the purpose of deposition, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 28 (2019) 115003, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab3f8a

A. Ul Haq, S. Askari, A. McLister, S. Rawlinson, J. Davis, S. Chakrabarti, V. Svrcek, P. Maguire, P. Papakonstantinou, D.Mariotti, Size-dependent stability of ultra-small α-/β-phase tin nanocrystals synthesized by microplasma, Nat Commun 10, 817 (2019) DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-08661-9

G. Willems, J. Golda, D. Ellerweg, J. Benedikt, N. Knake, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, A. von Keudell, Corrigendum: Characterization of the effluent of a He/O2 microscale atmospheric pressure plasma jet by quantitative molecular beam mass spectrometry (2010 New J. Phys. 12 013021), New J. Phys. 19 (2019) 059501, DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab1dfc

M. Krewing, F. Jarzina, Tim Dirks, Britta Schubert, J. Benedikt, J.-W. Lackmann, J. E. Bandow, Plasma-sensitive Escherichia coli mutants reveal plasma resistance mechanisms, J. R. Soc. Interface 16 (2019) 20180846, DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0846

D. Kirchheim, S. Wilski, J. Montgomery, F. Mitschker, M. Oberberg, J. Trieschmann, et al., Improved homogeneity of plasma and coating properties using a lance matrix gas distribution in MW-PECVD, J. Coat. Techno. Resarch 16 (2019) 573, DOI: 10.1007/s11998-018-0138-4

F. Wieben, J. Schablinski, and D. Block,  Modification of microparticles due to intense laser manipulation.  Physics of Plasmas 26, 033701 (2019)

M. Mokhtar Hefny, D. Nečas, L. Zajíčková, J. Benedikt, The transport and surface reactivity of O atoms during the atmospheric plasma etching of hydrogenated amorphous carbon films, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 28 (2019) 035010, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab0354

D. Block and A. Melzer, Dusty (Complex) Plasmas - Routes towards magnetized and polydisperse systems, J. Phys. B. (2019).


F. Wieben and D. Block, Photophoretic force measurement on microparticles in binary complex plasmas, Physics of Plasmas 25, 123705 (2018);

S. Askari, D. Mariotti, J. E. Stehr, J. Benedikt, J. Keraudy, U. Helmersson, Low-Loss and Tunable Localized Mid-Infrared Plasmons in Nanocrystals of Highly Degenerate InN, NanoLetters, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02260

J. Benedikt, M. Mokhtar Hefny, A. Shaw, B. R. Buckley,  F. Iza, S. Schäkermann, J. E. Bandow, The fate of plasma-generated oxygen atoms in aqueous solutions: non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasmas as an efficient source of atomic O(aq), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (2018) 12037, DOI: 10.1039/c8cp00197a

B. Biskup, C. Maszl, W. Breilmann, J. Held, M. Böke, J. Benedikt, A. von Keudell, Influence of spokes on the ionized metal flux fraction in chromium high power impulse magnetron sputtering, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51 (2018) 115201, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aaac15

M. Brochhagen, S. Chur, V. Layes, M. Böke, J. Benedikt, Deposition of SiOx coatings by inductively coupled plasma: Effect of pulsed hexamethyldisiloxan flow, Plasma Process. Polym. 15 (2018) 1700186, DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201700186

F. Greiner, Melzer, Andrè; Tadsen, Benjamin; Groth, Sebastian; Killer, Carsten; Kirchschlager, Florian; Wieben, Frank; Pilch, Iris; Krüger, Harald; Block, Dietmar; Piel, Alexander; Wolf, Sebastian, Diagnostics and characterization of nanodust and nanodusty plasmas, Eur. Phys. J. D 72 (2018) 2281, DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2017-80400-7

M. Lozac'h, V. Švrček, S. Askari, D. Mariotti, N. Ohashi, T. Koganezawa, T. Miyadera, K. Matsubara, Semiconducting silicon-tin alloy nanocrystals with direct bandgap behavior for photovoltaic devices, Materials Today Energy 7 (2018) 87, DOI: 10.1016/j.mtener.2017.12.008


D. Kirchheim, S. Wilski, M. Jaritz, F. Mitschker, M. Gebhard, M. Brochhagen, M. Böke, J. Benedikt, P. Awakowicz, A. Devi, Ch. Hopmann, R. Dahlmann, Temperature-dependent transport mechanisms through PE-CVD coatings: comparison of oxygen and water vapour , J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 (2017) 395302

G. Willems, J. Benedikt, A. von Keudell, Absolutely calibrated mass spectrometry measurement of reactive and stable plasma chemistry products in the effluent of a He/H2O atmospheric plasma, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 (2017) 335204

F. Mitchker, S. Steves, M. Gebhard, M. Rudolph, L. Schücke, D. Kirchheim, M. Jaritz, M. Brochhagen, Ch. Hoppe, R. Dahlmann, M. Böke, J. Benedikt, I. Giner, T. de los Arcos, Ch. Hopmann, G. Grundmeier, A. Devi and P. Awakowicz, Influence of PE-CVD and PE-ALD on defect formation in permeation barrier films on PET and correlation to atomic oxygen fluence, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 (2017) 235201

S. Bekeschus, K. Wende, M. Mokhtar Hefny, K. Rödder, H. Jablonowski, A. Schmidt, T. von Woedtke, K.-D. Weltmann, J. Benedikt, Oxygen atoms are critical in rendering THP-1 leukaemia cells susceptible to cold physical plasma-induced apoptosis, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 2791

C.C.W. Verlackt, W. Van Boxem, D. Dewaele, F. Lemière, F. Sobott, J. Benedikt, E. C. Neyts, A. Bogaerts, Mechanisms of Peptide Oxidation by Hydroxyl Radicals: Insight at the Molecular Scale, J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 5787

Asnaz, Oguz Han; Jung, Hendrik; Greiner, Franko; Piel, Alexander, Size and density evolution of a single microparticle embedded in a plasma, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) 083701, 10.1063/1.4986855

Kirchschlager, F.; Wolf, S.; Greiner, F.; Groth, S.; Labdon, A., In-situ analysis of optically thick nanoparticle clouds, Appl. Phys. Lett. (Applied Physics Letters) 110 (2017) 173106, 10.1063/1.4982645

Pilch, Iris; Greiner, Franko, Diagnostics of void expansion during cyclic growth and formation of layered nanoparticle clouds, Journal of Applied Physics 121 (2017) 113302, 10.1063/1.4978421

Tadsen, Benjamin; Greiner, Franko; Piel, Alexander, On the amplitude of dust-density waves in inhomogeneous dusty plasmas, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) 033704, 10.1063/1.4977901

Frank Wieben, Jan Schablinski, and Dietmar Block, Generation of two-dimensional binary mixtures in complex plasmas, Physics of Plasmas, 24(3), 2017


K. Herynkova, Ch. Vorkötter, P. Šimáková, J. Benedikt, O. Cibulka, Structural and luminescence properties of silicon nanocrystals in colloidal solutions for bio applications, Phys. Status Solidi A 213 (2016) 2873

M. Mokhtar Hefny, C. Pattyn, P. Lukes, J. Benedikt, Atmospheric plasma generates oxygen atoms as oxidizing species in aqueous solutions, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49 (2016) 404002, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/40/404002

O. Cibulka, Ch. Vorkötter, A. Purkrt, J. Holovský, J. Benedikt, K. Herynková , Comparison of Silicon Nanocrystals Prepared by Two Fundamentally Different Methods, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 11 (2016) 445

S. Große-Kreul, S. Hübner, S. Schneider, A. von Keudell, J. Benedikt, Methods of gas purification and effect on the ion composition in an RF atmospheric pressure plasma jet investigated by mass spectrometry, EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 3 (2016) 6.

J. Benedikt, D. Schröder, S. Schneider, G. Willems, A. Pajdarová, J. Vlček, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, Absolute OH and O radical densities in effluent of a He/H2O micro-scaled atmospheric pressure plasma jet, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 25 (2016) 045013

S. Große-Kreul, J. Benedikt, Sampling of ions at atmospheric pressure: Ion transmission and ion energy studied by simulation and experiment, Eur. Phys. J. D 70 (2016) 103

C. Douat, S. Hübner, R. Engeln, J. Benedikt, Production of nitric/nitrous oxide by an atmospheric pressure plasma jet, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 25 (2016) 025027

D. Mariotti, T. Belmonte, J. Benedikt, T. Velusamy, G. Jain, V. Švrček, Low-Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Processes for ‘‘Green’’ Third Generation Photovoltaics, Plasma Process. Polym. 13 (2016) 70

J. Benedikt, Entry: Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas: Free-radical Measurements in, entry in Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, LLC Encyclopedia Program (2016)

Jung, Hendrik; Greiner, Franko; Asnaz, Oguz Han; Carstensen, Jan; Piel, Alexander, Resonance methods for the characterization of dust particles in plasmas, J. Plasma Phys. 82 (2016) R46, 10.1017/S0022377816000441

Killer, Carsten; Greiner, Franko; Groth, Sebastian; Tadsen, Benjamin; Melzer, André, Long-term spatio-temporal evolution of the dust distribution in dusty argon rf plasmas, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 25 (2016) 055004, 10.1088/0963-0252/25/5/055004

Dietmar Block, Frank Wieben, Jan Schablinski, Mode excitation in finite dust clusters using an optical trap, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 44, 2016

J. Golda, J. Held, B. Redeker, M. Konkowski, P. Beijer, A. Sobota, G. Kroesen, N. Braithwaite, S. Reuter, M. Turner, T. Gans, D. O’Connell, and V. Schulz-von
der Gathen, Concepts and characteristics of the ’COST Reference Microplasma Jet’, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 49, 084003 (2016)

V. Felix, P. Lefaucheux, O. Aubry, J. Golda, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, L. Overzet and R. Dussart, Origin of microplasma instabilities during DC operation of
silicon based microhollow cathode devices, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 25, 025021 (2016).

D. Marinov, C. Drag, C. Blondel, O. Guaitella, J. Golda, B. Klarenaar, R. Engeln, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, and J.-P. Booth, Pressure broadening of atomic oxygen two-photon absorption laser induced fluorescence, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 25, 06LT03 (2016).

S Askari, AU Haq, M Macias-Montero, I Levchenko, F Yu, W Zhou, K Ostrikov, P Maguire, D Mariotti “Ultra-small photoluminescent silicon-carbide nanocrystals by atmospheric-pressure plasmas” Nanoscale 8 , 17141, 2016.

R C Zhang, D Sun, A Lu, S Askari, M Macias-Montero, P Joseph, D Dixon, K Ostrikov, P Maguire, and D Mariotti, “Microplasma processed ultrathin boron nitride nanosheets for polymer nanocomposites with enhanced thermal transport performance”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 13567, 2016

M Macias-Montero, S Askari, S Mitra, C Rocks, C Ni, V Svrcek, PA Connor, P Maguire, JTS Irvine, and D Mariotti “Energy band diagram of device-grade silicon nanocrystals”, Nanoscale, 8, 6623, 2016.

E. D. Bennet, C. M. O. Mahony, H. E. Potts, P. Everest, D. Rutherford, S. Askari, D. A. McDowell, D. Mariotti, C. Kelsey, F. Perez-Martin, N. Hamilton, P. Maguire, D. A. Diver “Precision charging of microparticles in plasma via the Rayleigh instability for evaporating charged liquid droplets”, Journal of Aerosol Science, 100, 53, 2016.


E. Edengeiser, J.-W. Lackmann, E. Bründermann, S. Schneider, J. Benedikt, J.E. Bandow, M. Havenith, Synergistic effects of atmospheric pressure plasma-emitted components on DNA oligomers: a Raman spectroscopic study, J. Biophotonics 8 (2015) 918

J.-W. Lackmann, S. Baldus, E. Steinborn, E. Edengeiser, F. Kogelheide, S. Langklotz, S. Schneider, L. Leichert, J. Benedikt, P. Awakowicz, J. Bandow, A Dielectric Barrier Discharge Terminally Inactivates RNase A by Oxidizing Sulfur-containing Amino Acids and Breaking Structural Disulfide Bonds, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) 494003

S. Schneider, F. Jarzina, J.-W. Lackmann, J. Golda, V. Layes, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, J. Bandow, J. Benedikt, Summarizing results on the performance of a selective set of atmospheric plasma jets for separation of photons and reactive particles, J. Phys.D: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) 444001

S. Große-Kreul, S. Hübner, S. Schneider, D. Ellerweg, A. von Keudell, Š. Matějčík, J. Benedikt, Mass spectrometry of atmospheric pressure plasmas, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 24 (2015) 044008

B. Barwe, F. Riedel, O.E. Cibulka, I. Pelant, J. Benedikt, Silicon nanoparticle formation depending on discharge conditions of atmospheric radio-frequency driven microplasma with argon/silane/hydrogen gases, J. Phys. D.: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) 314001

W. Breilmann, A. Eitrich, C. Maszl, A. Hecimovic, V. Layes, J. Benedikt, A. von Keudell, High Power Impulse Sputtering of Chromium: correlation between the energy distribution of chromium ions and spoke formation, J. Phys. D.: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) 295202

B. Barwe, A. Stein, O.E. Cibulka, I. Pelant, J. Benedikt, Generation of Silicon Nanostructures by Atmospheric Microplasma Jet: The Role of Hydrogen Admixture, Plasma Process. Polym. 12 (2015) 132

Jung, Hendrik; Greiner, Franko; Asnaz, Oguz Han; Carstensen, Jan; Piel, Alexander, Exploring the wake of a dust particle by a continuously approaching test grain, Physics of Plasmas 22 (2015) 053702, 10.1063/1.4920968

Tadsen, Benjamin; Greiner, Franko; Groth, Sebastian; Piel, Alexander, Self-excited dust-acoustic waves in an electron-depleted nanodusty plasma, Physics of Plasmas 22 (2015) 113701, 10.1063/1.4934927

Jan Schablinski, Frank Wieben, Dietmar Block, An optical tweezer for complex plasmas, Physics of Plasmas, 22(4), 2015

Jan Schablinski and Dietmar Block, Selective mode excitation in finite size plasma crystals by diffusely reflected laser light, Physics of Plasmas, 22(2), 2015

Dietmar Block and Wojciech J. Miloch, Charging of multiple grains in subsonic and supersonic plasma 
flows, Plasma Physics and controlled Fusion 57(1), 2015

S. Kelly, J. Golda , M. Turner, and V. Schulz-von der Gathen, Gas and heat dynamics of the COST Reference Microplasma Jet, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 444002 (2015)

S Askari, M Macias-Montero, T Velusamy, P Maguire, V Svrcek, D Mariotti, Silicon-based quantum dots: synthesis, surface and composition tuning with atmospheric pressure plasmas, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48, 314002, 2015

S Askari, V Svrcek, P Maguire, D Mariotti, “The interplay of quantum confinement and hydrogenation in amorphous silicon quantum dots”, Advanced Materials, 27, 8011, 2015.

Y Liu, D Sun, S Askari, J Patel, M Macias-Montero, S Mitra, R Zhang “Enhanced dispersion of TiO2 nanoparticles in a TiO2/PEDOT: PSS hybrid nanocomposite via plasma-liquid interactions”, Scientific Reports, 5, 15765, 2015


C. Maszl, W. Breilmann, L. Berscheid, J. Benedikt, A. von Keudell, Fast Time Resolved Techniques as Key to the Understanding of Energy and Particle Transport in HPPMS-Plasmas, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42 (2014) 2812

S. Schneider, M. Dünnbier, S. Hübner, S. Reuter, J. Benedikt, Atomic Nitrogen: A Parameter Study of a Micro Scale Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet by Means of Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometry, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 (2014) 505203

D. Nečas, V. Čudek, J. Vodák, M. Ohlídal, P. Klapetek, J. Benedikt, K Rügner, L. Zajíčková, Mapping of properties of thin plasma jet films using imaging spectroscopic reflectometry, Meas. Sci. Technol. 25 (2014) 115201

C. Maszl, W. Breilmann, J. Benedikt, A. von Keudell, Origin of the energetic ions at the substrate generated during high power pulsed magnetron sputtering of titanium, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 (2014) 224002

K. Rügner, R. Reuter, A. von Keudell, J. Benedikt, The effect of surface reactions of O, O3 and N on film properties during the growth of silica-like films, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 (2014) 224005

Schablinski, Jan; Block, Dietmar; Carstensen, Jan; Greiner, Franko; Piel, Alexander, Sheared and unsheared rotation of driven dust clusters, Physics of Plasmas 21 (2014) 073701, 10.1063/1.4886362

Tadsen, Benjamin; Greiner, Franko; Piel, Alexander, Preparation of magnetized nanodusty plasmas in a radio frequency-driven parallel-plate reactor, Physics of Plasmas 21 (2014) 103704, 10.1063/1.4897169

Hauke Thomsen, Patrick Ludwig, Michael Bonitz, Jan Schablinski, Dietmar Block, Andre Schella, Andre Melzer, Controlling strongly correlated dust clusters with lasers,
Journal of Phys. D 47(38), 2104.

Jan Schablinski, Dietmar Block, Jan Carstensen, Franko Greiner, Alexander Piel,  Sheared and unsheared rotation of driven dust clusters, Physics of Plasmas, 21(7), 2014.
I. Laut, C. Raeth, L. Woerner, V. Nosenko, S. K. Zhdanov, J. Schablinski, D. Block, H.M. Thomas, G. E. Morfill, Network analysis of three-dimensional complex plasma clusters in a rotating electric field, Physical Review E 89(2), 2014.

M. K. Kulsreshath, J. Golda, V. Felix, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and R. Dussart, Ignition dynamics of dry-etched vertical cavity single hole microdischarge reactors in an ac regime operating in noble gases, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 47, 335202 (2014)

M. K. Kulsreshath, J. Golda, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and R. Dussart, Width dependent interaction of trench-like microdischarges arranged in subarrays on a single silicon-based chip, Plasma Sources Science and Technology 23, 045012 (2014).

J. Golda, M. Kulsreshath, H. Böttner, V. Felix, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and R. Dussart, Circular Emission and Destruction Patterns on a Silicon-Based Micro Discharge Array, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 42, 2646 (2014)

S. Askari, I. Levchenko, K. Ostrikov, P. Maguire and D. Mariotti “Crystalline Si nanoparticles below crystallization threshold: Effects of collisional heating in non-thermal atmospheric-pressure microplasmas” Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 163103, 2014