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2012-04-05 10:03:27

A group of Chinese and Australian scientists have developed a handheld, battery-powered plasma-producing device that can rid skin of bacteria in an instant. The device could be used in ambulance emergency calls, natural disaster sites, military combat operations and many other instances where treatment is required in remote locations. The plasma flashlight, presented today, 5 April, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics is driven by a 12 V battery and doesn't require...

2011-11-04 23:05:43

Researchers have used plasma — similar to the form created in neon signs, fluorescent tubes and TV displays — to create water that stays significantly antibacterial and can be used as a disinfectant for at least seven days after becoming plasma-active. Their study, published today, 4 November 2011, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, reports on the exposure of water to the cocktail of compounds contained in plasma which subsequently cause it to stay...

2011-04-14 12:21:08

A step change in research relating to plasma nanoscience is needed for the world to overcome the challenge of sufficient energy creation and storage, says a leading scientist from CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering and the University of Sydney, Australia. Professor Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov of the Plasma Nanoscience Centre Australia, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, has highlighted, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, the unique potential of plasma nanoscience...

2010-08-19 15:16:49

Fire thought of as the quintessential human invention. Now scientists have found that emerging, more energy efficient lighting technologies could be the key to a better quality of life. New research published today, Thursday, 19 August, in a special issue of IOP Publishing's Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics shows that solid-state lighting (SSL), a new technology based on semiconductor light-emitting diodes (LEDs), has the potential to increase our consumption of light and therefore our...


Latest Journal of Physics D Reference Libraries

Applied Physics A
2012-05-08 14:54:46

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published monthly by Springer. This journal is complemented by Applied Physics B: Laser & Optics. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief of Applied Physics A is Michael Stuke (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry). The journal focuses on theoretical and experimental studies in applied physics. Topics covered include surfaces, thin films, the condensed phase of materials, nanostructured...

Applied Physics Letters
2012-05-08 14:50:08

Applied Physics Letters is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published weekly by the American Institute of Physics. It was established in 1962. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Nghi Q. Lam (Argonne National Laboratory). In 2009, this journal ranked 1 of 105 journals in the category “Applied Physics.” This ranking was also achieved in 2010. The focus of this journal is rapid publication and dissemination of new experimental and theoretical papers regarding applications of physics...

American Journal of Physics
2012-05-07 07:28:07

The American Journal of Physics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Jan Tobochnik of Kalamazoo College. It was originally titled American Physics Teacher when established in 1933. It was quarterly published from 1933 to 1936; bimonthly published from 1937 to 1939; and then monthly after that. The title was changed to its current moniker beginning in...

Advances in Physics
2012-05-04 11:26:10

Advances in Physics is a semi-peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Taylor & Francis. It was established in 1952, and is also issued as a supplement to the Philosophical Magazine. Peer review is determined on a case-by-case basis. The editor in chief is David Sherrington of University of Oxford (as of May 2012). The focus of this journal is critical reviews that are relevant to condenses matter physicists. Each review is intended to present the author’s perspective....

Advanced Composite Materials
2012-05-04 11:06:44

Advanced Composite Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1991. It is published bimonthly by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Japan Society for Composite Materials and the Korean Society for Composite Materials. As of May 2012, editors-n-chief are: H. Fukunaga (Sendai, Japan) and K.S. Han (Seoul, Korea). This journal covers all scientific and technological aspects of composite materials and composite material structures, including physical, chemical,...

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