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Plasma preparation.

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  1. May 2, 2013 #1
    What are the various methods by which plasma can be prepared?
    And is there any method by which it can be prepared easily?
     
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  3. May 2, 2013 #2
    Plasma? Blood plasma or? Plasma beam?sorry didn't get you...
     
  4. May 2, 2013 #3
    Just plasma,not blood plasma.
     
  5. May 2, 2013 #4
    The most basic way to ionize a gas and make it a plasma is either by extremely large temperatures or huge pressures and lower temperatures.
    Also by extremely high electrical potential which breaks down the atoms of various gasses and creates an arc.

    But what exactly are you after? A certain way to make a plasma device for an experiment or what?
     
  6. May 2, 2013 #5
    It is a project.I have to demonstrate it by any method.
    Just wanted to know what is most convenient way to produce it.
     
  7. May 2, 2013 #6

    Bobbywhy

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    An electric spark is a type of electrostatic discharge that occurs when an electric field strength exceeds the dielectric field strength of air and creates an ionized electrically conductive (plasma) channel in air. You can purchase spark makers here: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_...keywords=piezo lighter&sprefix=piezo+,aps,439

    Another type of plasma, and one that is long-lasting, fun to play around with, and asthetically pleasing is the plasma sphere:
    https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_...=plasma+globe,aps,225&rh=i:aps,k:plasma globe
     
  8. May 2, 2013 #7
    Thanks!!
     
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