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Irina Schweigert, Mitchell Walker, and Michael Keidar. Genesis of Non-Uniformity of Plasma Fluxes Over Emissive Wall in Low-Temperature Plasmas. Plasma Research Express, 1 (4), 045007, 2020.
Wenjun Xu, Dayun Yan, Jinru Sun, Jingliang Chen, Xueling Yao, Jonathan Sherman and Michael Keidar. The activation of cancer cells by a nanosecond-pulsed magnetic field generator.  J. Physics D: Applied Physics, 2020, 53 (12), 125401.
  Xiaoliang Yao, Isaac Goldstein, Li Lin, Jonathan H. Sherman and Michael Keidar. Comparative Study of the Cancer Treatment Potential Effect of Tumor-Treating Fields and Cold Atmospheric Plasma. Plasma Medicine, 9(3): pp. 235 – 249, 2019. 
M. Adhikari, B. Adhikari, A. Adhikari, D. Yan, V. Soni, J. H. Sherman, M. Keidar. Cold Atmospheric Plasma as a novel therapeutic tool for the treatment of brain cancer. Curr. Pharm Des., March 1, 2020
Se-Jun Lee, Dayun Yan, Xuan Zhou, Haitao Cui, Timothy Esworthy, Sung Yun Hann, Michael Keidar, and Lijie Zhang. Integrating Cold Atmospheric Plasma with 3D Printed Bioactive Nanocomposite Scaffold for Cartilage Regeneration. Materials Science & Engineering C, 2020, 110844.
Carles Corbella, Sabine Portal Marco, Madhusudhan Kundrapu, and Michael Keidar. Anodic arc discharge: Why pulsed? Physics of Plasmas, 27, 054501, 2020.
 Li Lin, Zichao Hou, Xiaoliang Yao, Yi Liu, Jagadishwar R. Sirigiri, Taeyoung Lee, and Michael Keidar. Introducing Adaptive Cold Atmospheric Plasma: The perspective of Adaptive Cold Plasma Cancer Treatments Based on Real-Time Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy. Physics of Plasmas, May 2020.


Corbella, C., Portal, S., Saadi, M. A. S. R., Solares, S., Kundrapu, M., & Keidar, M. (2019). Few-layer flakes of Molybdenum Disulphide produced by anodic arc discharge in pulsed mode. Plasma Research Express.

Zolotukhin, D. B., Daniels, K. P., Bandaru, S. R. P., & Keidar, M. (2019). Magnetoplasmadynamic two-stage micro-cathode arc thruster for CubeSats. Plasma Sources Science and Technology28(10), 105001.

Martinez, L. G., Dhruv, A., Lin, L., Balaras, E., & Keidar, M. (2019). Interaction between a helium atmospheric plasma jet and targets and dynamics of the interface. Plasma Sources Science and Technology.

D. Zolothukin, L. Lin, E. Gjika, M. Keidar (2019). Continuous‐wave plasma‐generated electric field in 3D collagen gel during cold atmospheric plasma treatment. Plasma Processes and Polymers.

C. Corbella, S. Portal, M. Kundrapu, and M. Keidar (2019). Reverse battery model for anodic arc discharge near atmospheric pressure. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

 J. Kolbeck, A. Anders, I.I. Beilis and M. Keidar. Micropropulsion based on vacuum arc.  J. Applied Phys. 125, 220902 (2019).

Schweigert, I. V., Vagapov, S., Lin, L., & Keidar, M. (2019). Enhancement of Atmospheric Plasma Jet-Target Interaction with External Ring Electrode. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Lu, X., Keidar, M., Laroussi, M., Choi, E., Szili, E. J., & Ostrikov, K. (2019). Transcutaneous plasma stress: From soft-matter models to living tissues. Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports138, 36-59.

C Corbella, S Portal, D B Zolotukhin, L Martinez, L Lin, M N Kundrapu, and M Keidar. (2019). Pulsed anodic arc discharge for the synthesis of carbon nanomaterials. Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 28 045016.

Lin L., Yuanwei L.; Trink B. , Canady J., & Keidar M. (2019). Cold atmospheric plasma jet in humid air environment. Journal of Applied Physics 125, 153301.

Zolotukhin, D. B., Hurley, S., & Keidar, M. (2019). Anode ablation and performance improvement of micro-cathode arc thruster. Plasma Sources Science and Technology.

X. Fang, C. Corbella, D. Zolotukhin,  and M. Keidar. (2019). Plasma-enabled healing of graphene nano-platelets layer. Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering.

Y. Lyu, L. Lin, E. Gjika, T. Lee, and M. Keidar.. (2019). Mathematical modeling and control for cancer treatment with cold atmospheric plasma jet . Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Bazaka, K., Levchenko, I., Lim, J. W. M., Baranov, O., Corbella, C., Xu, S., & Keidar, M. (2019). MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 52(18), 183001.


Lin, L., Lyu, Y., Shneider, M. N., & Keidar, M. (2018). Average electron temperature estimation of streamer discharge in ambient air. Review of Scientific Instruments, 89(11), 113502.

I. Levchenko, S. Xu, S. Mazouffre, M. Keidar and K. Bazaka. Mars Colonization: Beyond Getting There. Global Challenges, Vol. 2 (2018).

I. Levchenko, K. Bazaka, T. Belmonte, M. Keidar and S. Xu. Advanced Materials for Next Generation Spacecraft. Advanced Materials 30, 1802201 (2018).

I. Levchenko, M. Keidar, J. Cantrell, Y.-L. Wu, H. Kuninaka, K. Bazaka and S. Xu. Explore space using swarms of tiny satellites. Nature 562, 185–187 (2018). DOI link

Keidar, Michael. A prospectus on innovations in the plasma treatment of cancer. Physics of Plasmas (2018). DOI link

Zolotukhin, Denis B., and Michael Keidar. Optimization of discharge triggering in micro-cathode vacuum arc thruster for CubeSats. Plasma Sources Science and Technology (2018). DOI link

Keidar, M., Yan, D., Beilis, I. I., Trink, B., & Sherman, J. H.  Plasmas for treating cancer: opportunities for adaptive and self-adaptive approaches. Trends In Biotechnology (2017). DOI link

Schweigert, I. V., Burton, T. S., Thompson, G. B., Langendorf, S., Walker, M. L., & Keidar, M. Plasma Interaction with Emmissive Surface with Debye-Scale Grooves. Plasma Sources Science and Technology (2018).

Gjika, E., S. Pal-Ghosh, A. Tang, M. Kirschner, G. Tadvalkar, J. Canady, M. A. Stepp, and M. Keidar. Adaptation of operational parameters of cold atmospheric plasma for in vitro treatment of cancer cells. ACS applied materials & interfaces (2018).

I. Levchenko, S. Xu, G. Teel, D. Mariotti, M.L.R. Walker & M. Keidar. Recent progress and perspectives of space electric propulsion systems based on smart nanomaterials. Nature Communications 9 (article no. 879), 2018.

Igor Levchenko, Kateryna Bazaka, Yongjie Ding, Yevgeny Raitses, Stéphane Mazouffre, Torsten Henning, Peter J. Klar, Shunjiro Shinohara, Jochen Schein, Laurent Garrigues, Minkwan Kim, Dan Lev, Francesco Taccogna, Rod W. Boswell, Christine Charles, Hiroyuki Koizumi, Shen Yan, Carsten Scharlemann, Michael Keidar, and Shuyan Xu. Space Micropropulsion Systems for Cubesats and Small Satellites: from Proximate Targets to Furthermost Frontiers. Applied Physics Review, vol. 5, 011104, 2018.

I. Levchenko, K. Bazaka, M. Keidar, S. Xu, and J. Fang. Hierarchical Multicomponent Inorganic Metamaterials: Intrinsically Driven Self-Assembly at the Nanoscale.  Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1702226; DOI: 10.1002/adma.201702226.

Xiuqi Fang , Xiaoqian Cheng , Yuerou Zhang , Lijie Grace Zhang , Michael Keidar. Single-step synthesis of carbon encapsulated magnetic nanoparticles in arc plasma and potential biomedical applications. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 509, 414-421, 2018.

Lorello, I. Levchenko, K.  Bazaka, M. Keidar, X. Xiang, S. Huang, M. Lim, S. Xu, Hall. Thrusters with Permanent Magnets: Current Solutions and Perspectives. IEEE Transaction on Plasma Scince, vol. 46, 239-251, 2018.

Zhitong Chen, Li Lin, Eda Gjika, Xiaoqian Cheng, Jerome Canady, Michael Keidar. Selective treatment of pancreatic cancer cells by plasma-activated saline solutions. IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences, 2018, in press.

I. Levchenko, M. Keidar, S. Xu, and Taccogna. Special Issue on Micropropulsion and Cubesats. IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science, vol. 46, 210-213, 2018.   


O. Baranov, K. Bazaka, H. Kersten, M. Keidar, U. Cvelbar, S. Xu, and I. Levchenko, Plasma under control: Advanced solutions and perspectives for plasma flux management in material treatment and nanosynthesis. Appl. Phys. Rev. 4, 041302 (2017).

D. Yan, H. Cui, W. Zhu, N. Nourmohammadi, J. Milberg, L. G. Zhang, J. Sherman, and M. Keidar. The Specific Vulnerabilities of Cancer Cells to the Cold Atmospheric Plasma-Stimulated Solutions. Scientific Reports, 7, 4479, 2017.

D. Yan, H. Cui, W. Zhu,, A. Talbot, L. G. Zhang, J. H. Sherman, M. Keidar. The Strong Cell-based Hydrogen Peroxide Generation Triggered by Cold Atmospheric Plasma. Scientific Reports, 7, 10831, 2017.

Keidar, Michael, et al. Plasmas for Treating Cancer: Opportunities for Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Approaches. Trends in Biotechnology (2017).

Shashurin, A., et al. Substrate independent approach for synthesis of graphene platelet networks. Nanotechnology 28.255604 (2017): 255604.

Chen, Zhitong, et al. A Novel Micro Cold Atmospheric Plasma Device for Glioblastoma Both In Vitro and In Vivo. Cancers 9.6 (2017): 61.

M. Laroussi, X. Lu, M. Keidar. Perspective: The physics, diagnostics, and applications of atmospheric pressure low temperature plasma sources used in plasma medicine. Journal of Applied Physics 122, 020901, 2017. pdf

I. V. Schweigert, X and M. Keidar. Periodical Plasma Structures Controlled by External Magnetic Field. AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1771. No. 1. AIP Publishing, 2016.

A. Shashurin, X. Fang Simonyan, D. Zemlyanov, Eda Gjika, and M. Keidar. A Substrate Independent Approach for Synthesis of Graphene Platelet Networks. Nanotechnology 28.255604 (2017): 255604.

Zhitong Chen, Hayk Simonyan, Xiaoqian Cheng, Eda Gjika, Li Lin, Jerome Canady, Jonathan H. Sherman, Colin Young, and Michael Keidar. A Novel Micro Cold Atmospheric Plasma Device for Glioblastoma Both in Vitro and in Vivo. Cancers 9.6 (2017): 61.

Eda Gjika, Mikhail Pekker, Alexey Shashurin, Mikhail Shneider, Taisen Zhuang, Jerome Canady, and Michael Keidar. The cuting mechanism of the elctrosurgical scalpel. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, 2017.

D. Yan, H. Xiao, W. Zhu, N. Nourmohammadi, L. G. Zhang, K. Bian, M. Keidar, The role of aquaporins in the anti-glioblastoma capacity of the cold plasma-stimulated medium, J. Physics D: Applied Physics, 2016, 50, 055401, 2017.

G. Teel, X. Fang, A. Shashurin, and M. Keidar, Discharge Ignition in the Micro-Cathode Arc Thruster, J. Applied Physics, vol. 121, 023303, 2017; doi: 10.1063/1.4974004


Samantha Hurley, George Teel,  Joseph Lukas, Samudra Haque, Michael Keidar, Christopher Dinelli, Jin Kang. Thruster Subsystem for the United States Naval Academy's (USNA) Ballistically Reinforced Communications Satellite (BRICSAT-P). Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan, Vol. 14 No. ists30, pp. Pb_157-Pb_163, 2016.

Zhitong Chen, Li Lin, Xiaoqian Chen, Eda Gjika, and Michael Keidar. Treatment of gastric cancer cells with nonthermal atmospheric plasma generated in water. arXiv preprint arXiv:1605.05345(2016).

Dayun Yan, Jonathan Sherman, and Michael Keidar. Cold Atmospheric Plasma, a Novel Promising Anti-cancer Treatment Modality. Oncotarget, Advance Publications. 2016.

Xiaoqian Cheng, Kenan Rajjoub, Alexey Shashurin, Dayun Yan, Jonathan H. Sherman,  Ka Bian,  Ferid Murad, and Michael Keidar. Enhancing Cold Atmospheric Plasma Treatment of Cancer Cells by Static Magnetic Field. Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2016.

Xiuqi Fang , Alexey Shashurin, George Teel, Michael Keidar. Determining synthesis region of the single wall carbon nanotubes in arc plasma volume. Carbon, Volume 107. Elsevier, October 2016.

Olga Volotskova, Larisa Dubrovsky, Michael Keidar, Michael Bukrinsky. Cold Atmospheric Plasma Inhibits HIV-1 Replication in Macrophages by Targeting Both the Virus and the Cells. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0165322. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0165322.

Li Lin, Michael Keidar. Cold atmospheric plasma jet in an axial DC electric field. Physics of Plasmas 23, 083529 (2016).

B.B. Wang, M.K. Zhu, K. Ostrikov, I. Levchenko f, M. Keidar, R.W. Shao, K. Zheng h, D. Gao. Conversion of vertically-aligned boron nitride nanowalls to photoluminescent CN compound nanorods: Efficient composition and morphology control via plasma technique. Elsevier Carbon Volume 109, November 2016, Pages 352–362. 

Dayun Yan, Niki Nourmohammadi, Annie Talbot, Johnathan H Sherman, and Michael Keidar. The strong anti-glioblastoma capacity of the plasma-stimulated lysine-rich medium. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. June 2016. 

Dayun Yan, Niki Nourmohammadi, Ka Bian, Ferid Murad, Johnathan H. Sherman, and Michael Keidar. Stabilizing the cold-plasma stimulated medium by regulating mediums composition. Scientific Reports. May 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep26016.

Igor Levchenko,* Isak I. Beilis, and Michael Keidar. Nanoscaled Metamaterial as an Advanced Heat Pump and Cooling Media. Advanced Material Technologies, 1, 1600008.

Igor Levchenko, Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov, Jie Zheng, Xingguo Li, Michael Keidard and Kenneth B. K. Teo. Scalable graphene production: perspectives and challenges of plasma applications. The Royal Society of Chemistry. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 10511–10527.

Joseph Lukas, George Teel, Jonathan Kolbeck, and Michael Keidar. High thrust-to-power ratio micro-cathode arc thruster. AIP Advances 6, 025311 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4942111

Igor Levchenko, Jinghua Fang, Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov, Ludovico Lorello, Michael Keidar. Morphological Characterization of Graphene Flake Networks Using Minkowski Functionals. Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2016.

Michael Keidar. Therapeutic Approaches Based on Plasmas and Nanoparticles. Journal of Nanomedicine Research. January, 2016.

Barry Trink, Michael Keidar, Jerome Canady, Yeela Shamai, & Maty Tzukerman. The Effect of Cold Atmospheric Plasma Treatment on Cancer Stem Cells.Plasma Medicine, 5(1): 17–26 (2015).

Wei Zhu1, Se-Jun Lee, Nathan J. Castro, Dayun Yan, Michael Keidar1 & Lijie Grace Zhang. Synergistic Effect of Cold Atmospheric Plasma and Drug Loaded Core-shell Nanoparticles on Inhibiting Breast Cancer Cell Growth. Scientific Reports, February 2016.







Keidar, M., Shashurin, A., Delaire, S., Fang, X., & Beilis, I. I. (2015). Inverse heat flux in double layer thermal metamaterialJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics48(48), 485104.

Keidar, M., & Robert, E. (2015). Preface to Special Topic: Plasmas for Medical Applications. Physics of Plasmas (1994-present)22(12), 121901.

Shashurin, A., & Keidar, M. (2015). Experimental approaches for studying non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma jets. Physics of Plasmas (1994-present)22(12), 122002.

Siu, A., Volotskova, O., Cheng, X., Khalsa, S. S., Bian, K., Murad, F., ... & Sherman, J. H. (2015). Differential effects of cold atmospheric plasma in the treatment of malignant glioma. PloS one10(6).

Recek, N., Cheng, X., Keidar, M., Cvelbar, U., Vesel, A., Mozetic, M., & Sherman, J. (2015). Effect of Cold Plasma on Glial Cell Morphology Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy. e0119111.

Keidar, Michael. "Plasma for cancer treatment." Plasma Sources Science and Technology3 (2015): 033001.

Shashurin, A., Scott, D., Zhuang, T., Canady, J., Beilis, I. I., & Keidar, M. (2015). Electric discharge during electrosurgery. Scientific Reports4.

Babington, Parker, et al. "Use of cold atmospheric plasma in the treatment of cancer." Biointerphases2 (2015): 029403.

Schweigert, I. V., S. J. Langendorf, M. L. R. Walker, and M. Keidar. Sheath structure transition controlled by secondary electron emission. Plasma Sources Science and Technology24, no. 2 (2015): 025012.

Fang, X., Donahue, J., Shashurin, A., & Keidar, M. (2015). Plasma-Based Graphene Functionalization in Glow Discharge. Graphene4(01), 1.

Keidar, Michael, Taisen Zhuang, Alexey Shashurin, George Teel, Dereck Chiu, Joseph Lukas, Samudra Haque, and Lubos Brieda. Electric propulsion for small satellites. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 57, no. 1 (2015): 014005.




Laroussi, Mounir, and Michael Keidar. Plasma Processes and Polymers Special Issue on: Plasma and Cancer. Plasma Processes and Polymers12 (2014): 1118-1119.

Dayun Yan, Jonathan H. Sherman, Xiaoqian Cheng, Edward Ratovitski, Jerome Canady, Michael Keidar (2014). Controlling plasma stimulated media in cancer treatment application.  Phys. Lett.105, 224101

Michael Keidar, Taisen Zhuang, Alexey Shashurin, George Teel, Dereck Chiu, Joseph Lukas, Samudra Haque and Lubos Brieda (2014). Electric propulsion for small satellites. Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion. 57014005

Murphy, W., Carroll, C., & Keidar, M. (2014). Simulation of the effect of plasma species on tumor growth and apoptosis. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics47(47), 472001.

Scott, D.; Shashurin, A.; Canady, J.; Keidar, M., Temporal Evolution of the Discharge in U.S. Medical Innovations Electrosurgical System SS-200E/Argon-2, Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on, vol.42, no.10, pp.2742,2743, Oct. 2014.

Baranov, O.; Jinghua Fang; Keidar, M.; Xinpei Lu; Cvelbar, U.; Ostrikov, K., Effective Control of the Arc Discharge-Generated Plasma Jet by Smartly Designed Magnetic Fields, Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on, vol.42, no.10, pp.2464,2465, Oct. 2014.

Shashurin, A.; Taisen Zhuang; Kundrapu, M.; Loverich, J.; Beilis, I.I.; Keidar, M., Modeling of a Plasma Layer in Vicinity of a Hypersonic Vehicle Using Cathodic Arc, Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on, vol.42, no.10, pp.2660,2661, Oct. 2014.

Shashurin, A.; Scott, D.; Shneider, M.N.; Keidar, M., Deflection of Streamer Path in DC Electric Potential, Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on, vol.42, no.10, pp.2402,2403, Oct. 2014.

Ratovitski, E. A., Cheng, X., Yan, D., Sherman, J. H., Canady, J., Trink, B. and Keidar, M. (2014), Anti-Cancer Therapies of 21st Century: Novel Approach to Treat Human Cancers Using Cold Atmospheric Plasma. Plasma Processes Polym.. doi: 10.1002/ppap.201400071

Guerrero-Preston, Rafael, et al. Cold atmospheric plasma treatment selectively targets head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells. International Journal of Molecular Medicine.

Xiaoqian Cheng et al., Synergistic effect of gold nanoparticles and cold plasma on glioblastoma cancer therapy, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics47, no. 33 (August 2014).

Cheng, X., Sherman, J., Murphy, W., Ratovitski, E., Canady, J., & Keidar, M. (2014). The Effect of Tuning Cold Plasma Composition on Glioblastoma Cell Viability. PLOS ONE9(5), e98652.

Li, Jian, et al. Paper-based ultracapacitors with carbon nanotubes-graphene composites. Journal of Applied Physics16 (2014): 164301.




I. Levchenko, M. Keidar, S. Xu, H. Kersten, K. Ostrikov, Low-temperature plasmas in carbon nanostructure synthesis, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 31(5), 2013

R. Walk, J. Snyder, P, Srinivasan, J. Kirsch, S. Diaz, F. Blanco, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, A. Sandler, Cold atmospheric plasma for the ablative treatment of neuroblastoma, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 48, 7-736, 2013

M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, O. Volotskova, M.A. Stepp, P. Srinivasan, A. Sandler and B. Trink, Cold Atmospheric Plasma in Cancer Therapy, Physics of Plasmas, vol. 20, 057101, 2013

T. Zhuang, A. Shashurin, T. Denz, P. Vail, A. Pancotti, and M. Keidar, Performance Characteristics of Micro-Cathode Arc Thruster, Journal Propulsion and Power, 2013.

Wang M, Holmes B, Cheng X, Zhu W, Keidar M, et al. (2013) Cold Atmospheric Plasma for Selectively Ablating Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells. PLoS ONE 8(9): e73741. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073741

J.Geng, L. Brieda, L. Rose, M. Keidar, On applicability of the “thermalized potential” solver in simulations of the plasma flow in Hall thrusters, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 103305 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4821018

R. Alhabshan, D. Belyea, M.A. Stepp, J. Barratt, S. Grewal, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Effects of In-vivo Application of Cold Atmospheric Plasma on Corneal Wound Healing in New Zealand White Rabbits, Int J Ophthalmic Pathol 2013, 2:3

B. Holmes, N.J. Castro, J. Li, M. Keidar, L. G. Zhang, Enhanced human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell functions in novel 3D cartilage scaffolds with hydrogen treated multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Nanotechnology 24 (2013) 365102 (10pp)

Wang M, Holmes B, Cheng X, Zhu W, Keidar M, et al. (2013) Cold Atmospheric Plasma for Selectively Ablating Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells. PLoS
ONE 8(9): e73741. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073741




O. Volotskova, T. S. Hawley, M. A. Stepp, M. Keidar, Targeting the cancer cell cycle by cold atmospheric plasma,  Scientific Reports, vol. 2, 636, 2012

S. Kumar, I. Levchenko, D. Farrant, M. Keidar, H. Kersten, K. Ostrikov, Copper-Capped Carbon Nanocones on Silicon: Plasma-Enabled Growth Control, Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 4, Issue 11, 28 November 2012, Pages 6021-6029, 2012.

T. Zhuang, A. Shashurin, I. Beilis, and M. Keidar, Ion velocities in a micro-cathode arc thruster, Physics of Plasma, Vol. 19, No. 063501, 2011

O. Im, J. Li, M. Wang, L. G. Zhang, M. Keidar, Biomimetic three-dimensional nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite and magnetically synthesized single walled carbon nanotube chitosan nanocomposite for bone regeneration, International Journal of Nanmedicine, vol. 7, p. 2087, 2012

M. Kundrapu, M. Keidar,  Numerical simulation of carbon arc discharge for nanoparticle synthesis, Physics of Plasma, Vol. 19, No. 073510, 2012

M. Kundrapu, J. Li, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, A model of carbon nanotube synthesis in arc discharge plasmas, Journal of Physics : Applied Physics, Vol. 45, No. 315305, 2012

J. Li, M. Kundrapu, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Emission spectra analysis of arc plasma for synthesis of carbon nanostructures in various magnetic conditions, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 112, No. 024329, 2012

J. Li, X. Cheng, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Review of Electrochemical Capacitors Based on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene, Graphene, 1, 1-13, 2012

O. Volotskova, M. A. Stepp, M. Keidar, Integrin activation by a cold atmospheric plasma jet,New Journal of Physics, Vol.14, No. 053019, 2012

M. Wang, N.J. Castro, J. Li, M. Keidar, and L. G. Zhang, Greater Osteoblast and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion and Proliferation on Titanium with Hydrothermally Treated Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite/Magnetically Treatedarbon Nanotubes, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 12, p. 7692, 2012

L. Brieda, M. Keidar, Plasma-wall interaction in Hall thrusters with magnetic lens configuration, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 111, No. 123302, 2012

A. Shashurin, M. N. Shneider, M. Keidar, Measurements of streamer head potential and conductivity of streamer column in cold nonequilibrium atmospheric plasmas, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol.,Vol. 21, No. 034006, 2012

L. Pekker, M. Keidar, Analysis of Airbreathing Hall Effect Thrusters, Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 28, No.6, p. 1399, 2012

J. Li, A. Shashurin, M. Kundrapu, M. Keidar, Simultaneous Synthesis of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene in a Magnetically-enhanced Arc Plasma,Journal of Visualized Experiments, 60, 3455, 2012




M. Keidar, R. Walk, A. Shashurin, P. Srinivasan, A. Sandler, S. Dapgupta, R. Ravi, R. Guerrero-Preston, B.Trink, Cold plasma selectivity and the possibility of a paradigm shift in cancer therapy, British Journal of Cancer, Vol. 105, No. 1295-1301, 2011

A. Shashurin, J. Li, T. Zhuang, M. Keidar, I. Belis, Application of electrostatic Langmuir probe to atmospheric arc plasmas producing nanostructures, Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 18, No. 073505, 2011

M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, J. Li, O. Volotskova, M. Kundrapu, T. Zhuang, Arc plasma synthesis of carbon nanostructures: where is the frontier?, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 44, No. 174006, 2011

T. Zhuang, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, I. Belis, Circular periodic motion of plasma produced by a small-scale vacuum arc, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 015009, 2011

O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, M. A. Stepp, S. Pal-Ghosh, M. Keidar, Plasma-Controlled Cell Migration: Localization of Cold Plasma–Cell Interaction Region, Plasma Medicine, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011

M. G. Kong, M. Keidar, K. Ostrikov, Plasmas meet nanoparticles—where synergies can advance the frontier of medicine, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 44, No. 174018, 2011

J. Li, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Correlation Between Formation of the Plasma Jet and Synthesis of Graphene in Arc Discharge, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011

L. Brieda, S. Pai, M. Keidar, Kinetic Analysis of Electron Transport in a Cylindrical Hall Thruster, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011

M. Kundrapu, I. Levchenko, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar, Simulation of Carbon Arc Discharge for the Synthesis of Nanotubes, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011

T. Zhuang, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Microcathode Thruster (μCT) Plume Characterization, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011

E. Tam, I. Levchenko, J. Li, A. Shashurin, A. B. Murphy, M. Keidar, K. Ostrikov, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes From Arc Plasmas: Experiment and Plasma Modeling, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2011



S. Kumar, I. Levchenko, M. Keidar, K. Ostrikov, Plasma-enabled growth of separated, vertically aligned copper-capped carbon nanocones on silicon, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 97, No. 151503, 2010

O. Volotskova, J. Fagan, F. R. Phelan, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Tailored Distribution of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes from Arc Plasma Synthesis Using Magnetic Fields, ACS Nano, Vol. 4, No. 9, 2010

T. Zhuang, A. Shashurin, S. E. Haque, M. Keidar, Performance characterization of the micro-Cathode Arc Thruster and propulsion system for space applications, Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Vol. 46, No. AIAA-2010-7018, 2010

O. Volotskova, I. Levchenko, A. Shashurin, Y. Raitses, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar, Single-step synthesis and magnetic separation of graphene and carbon nanotubes in arc discharge plasmas, Nanoscale, Vol. 2, No. 10, 2010

A. Shashurin, M. N. Schneider, A. Dogariu, R. B. Miles, M. Keidar, Temporary-resolved measurement of electron density in small atmospheric plasmas, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, No. 171502, 2010

M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, O. Volotskova, Y. Raitses, I. Belis, Mechanism of carbon nanostructure synthesis in arc plasma, Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 17, No.057101, 2010

O. Volotskova, A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Y. Raitses, V. Demidov, S. Adams, Ignition and temperature behavior of a single-wall carbon nanotube sample, Nanotechnology, Vol. 21, 095705, 2010



M. Keidar, I. Belis, Modeling of atmospheric-pressure anodic carbon arc producing carbon nanotubes, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 106, No. 103304, 2009

M. Kim, I. D. Boyd, M. Keidar, Modeling of Electromagnetic Manipulation of Plasmas for Communication During Reentry Flight, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2009

M. Keidar, I. Belis, Sheath and boundary conditions for plasma simulations of a Hall thruster discharge with magnetic lenses, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 94, No. 191501, 2009

M. Keidar, E. D. Taylor, A Generalized Criterion of Transition to the Diffuse Column Vacuum Arc, IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science,Vol. 37, No. 5, 2009

A. Shashurin, M. N. Schneider, A. Dogariu, R. B. Miles, M. Keidar, Temporal behavior of cold atmospheric plasma jet, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 94, No. 235104, 2009


M. Kundrapu, M. Keidar, Laser ablation of metallic targets with high fluences: Self-consistent approach, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.105, No. 083302, 2009

A. Porwitzky, M. Keidar, I. D. Boyd, Numerical Parametric Study of the Capillary Plasma Source for Electrothermal-Chemical Guns, IEEE, Transaction on Magnetics, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2009

A. Porwitzky, M. Keidar, I. D. Boyd, Progress Towards an End-to-End model of an Electrothermal Chemical Gun, IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2009

Y. Choi, M. Keidar, I. D. Boyd, Effect of a Magnetic Field in Simulating the Plume-Field of an Anode Layer Hall Thruster, Journal of Applied, Physics, Vol. 105, No. 013303, 2009

I. Levchenko, M. Keidar, K. Ostrikov, Electron transport across magnetic field in low temperature plasmas: An alternative approach for obtaining evidence of Bohm mechanism, Physics Letters A, Vol. 373, No. 12-13, 2009


M. Keidar, M. Kim, I. D. Boyd, Electromagnetic reduction of plasma density during atmospheric re-entry and hypersonic flights, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2008

M. Kim, M. Keidar, I. D. Boyd, Electrostatic manipulation of a hypersonic plasma layer: images of the 2D sheath, IEEE Transaction on Plasma, Science, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2008

L. Pekker, M. Keidar, J. L. Cambier, Effect of Thermal Conductivity on the Knudsen Layer at Ablative Surfaces, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, No. 034906, 2008

M. Keidar, Anodic plasma in Hall thrusters, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, No. 053309, 2008

M. Keidar,Y. Choi, I. D. Boyd, Particle Simulation of Plume Flows From an Anode Layer Hall Thruster, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol.24, No. 3, 2008

M. Keidar, I. Levchenko, T. Arbel, M. Alexander, A. M. Waas, K. Ostrikov, Increasing the Length of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes in a Magnetically Enhanced Arc Discharge, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 92, No. 043129, 2008

M. Keidar, I. Levchenko, T. Arbel, M. Alexander, A. M. Waas, K. Ostrikov, Magnetic-field-enhanced synthesis of single wall carbon nanotubes in arc discharge, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, No. 094318, 2008

A. Fetterman, Y. Raitses, M. Keidar, Anode sheath transition in a carbon nanotube arc plasma, Carbon, Vol. 46, No. 1322-1326, 2008

I. Levchenko, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar, U. Cvelbar, Modes of nanotube growth in plasmas and reasons for single-walled structure, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 41, No. 132004, 2008

A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, I. Belis, Voltage-current characteristics of an anodic arc producing carbon nanotubes, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.104, No. 063311, 2008

A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, Factors affecting the size and deposition rate of the cathode deposit in an anodic arc used to produce carbon nanotubes, Carbon, Vol. , No. , 2008

A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, S. Bronnikov, R. A. Jurius, M. A. Stepp, Living tissue under treatment of cold plasma atmospheric jet, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 93, No. 181501, 2008

M. Keidar, A. D. Gallimore, Y. Raitses, J. P. Bouef, Special Issue on Plasma Propulsion, IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science, Vol. 36, No. 5, 2008

I. Levchenko, K. Ostrikov, M. Keidar, Plasma-Assembled Carbon Nanotubes: Electric Field - Related Effects, Carbon, Vol. 8, No. in press, 2008