International Conference on
Plasma Science and Applications

22-24 September, 2014
Kathmandu, Nepal


September 22-24, 2014
Venue: C. V. Raman Hall, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Program Schedule


Monday, 22nd September 2014

08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:00 Inauguration
10:00 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 - 11:15 R. S. Rawat (NTU, Singapore): Plasma Nanotechnology using High Energy
Density Pulsed Pinch Plasmas
11:15 - 11:50 M. P. Srivastava (Delhi University, India): Nanofabrication - Plasma Route and
11:50 - 12:15 A. Pankin (Tech-X Corporation, Boulder, CO, USA): Advances in Whole-
Device Integrated Modeling in the United States
12:15 - 12:40 S. Lee (IPFS, Australia): The Slow Focus Mode in Plasma Focus for Fast
Plasma Stream Nano-materials Fabrication: Selection of Energy of
Bombarding Particles by Pressure Control
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:45

N. P. Chapagain (Patan M. Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal):
Dynamics of Equatorial Ionospheric Plasma Irregularities


S. Mohanty (Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, India): Effect On Plasma
Parameters In A Dielectric Barrier Discharge Reactor With Volatile Organic


R. B. Tyata (Khwopa College, Bhaktapur, Nepal): Analysis of Drinking Water
Treated by Ozone Produced in a Dielectric Barrier Discharge


A. V. Gholap (Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): Application of
Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Technique to Measure Elemental
Composition Rock Samples collected from Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela,


M. K. Alam (Pabna University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh):
Spectroscopic Diagnostics Of Atmospheric Pressure DBD Needle Air Plasma


G. Sahoo (Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, India): On The Role Of
Fast Neutrals In The Process Of Blob Formation In Low Temperature Plasmas


A Singh (INTI International University, Nilai, Malaysia): Numerical
Experiments ToObtain The Scaling Laws Of Mather Type Machines Below 500
Joules Working In Deuterium Gas Medium

15:45 - 16:00 Tea break
16:00 - 18:00 Poster session
18:00 - Welcome dinner


Tuesday, 23rd September 2014

09:00 - 09:35 S. H. Saw (INTI International University, Nilai, Malaysia): The Plasma Focus
Scaled for Neutrons, Soft X-rays, Ion Beams with an Application in Activating
Graphite Target
09:35 - 10:00 M. Mozetic (Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia): Electrode-less
Discharges as Energy Efficient Sources of Neutral Oxygen, Nitrogen and
Hydrogen Atoms
10:00 - 10:25 M. V. Jacob (James Cook University, Townsville, Australia): RF Plasma
Polymerisation and Tailoring Electrical Properties
10:25 - 11:00 Tea break
11:00 - 12:30

M. R. Talukder (University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh): Atmospheric Pressure
Air Arc Plasma: Optical diagnostics

N. C. Roy (University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh): Spectroscopic Diagnostics Of
Atmospheric Pressure Oxygen DBD Plasma Jet For Biological Applications

R. Khanal (Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal): A Kinetic
Trajectory Simulation Model for Magnetized Plasma-Wall Transition

S. K. Behera (CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology,
Bhubaneswar, India): Online Measurement of Coating Thickness for Plasma
Spray Coating System

M. S. Kayastha (Kathford International College of Engineering &
Managements, Lalitpur, Nepal): Synthesis of High Quality Graphene Film by
Microwave Surface Wave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition

P. L. Verma (Department of Physics Govt. Vivekanand P.G.College Maihar
Distt Satna M.P.India): Solar Wind Plasma Parameters In Relation with X -Ray
Solar Flare Related Intense geomagnetic Storms During the Period of 2002-

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:45

Punit Kumar (University of Lucknow, India): Harmonic Generation In
Magnetized Quantum Plasma

B. Uddin (University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh): Atmospheric Pressure Water
Plasma and Its Application To Mosquito Larvae Destruction

M. M. Rashid (University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh): Spectroscopic Diagnostics
Of Atmospheric Pressure Surface DBD And Its Application To Polymers

A. K. Shrestha (Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal): Influence of
Discharge Voltage and Pressure on the Plasma Parameter in a Low Pressure
DC Glow Discharge

R. Bhatta (Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal): Treatment of Wastewater
by Ozone Produced in Dielectric Barrier Discharge


D. P. Das (CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar,
India): Monitoring Gas Flow-Rate, Power and Chamber Pressure of a
Microwave Hydrogen Plasma System using Sodium D-Lines and Artificial
Neural Network

S. Das (CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar,
India): Monitoring of Reduction Process of Hematite by Sodium D-Line

15:45 - 16:00 Tea break
16:00 -

AAAPT Executive Council meeting


Wednesday, 24th September 2014

09:00 - 09:35 P. Lee (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore): Future Directions for
Plasma Focus
09:35 - 10:00 O. H. Chin (University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia): Atmospheric
Pressure Dielectric Barrier Discharges And Applications
10:00 - 10:25 M. Ghoranneviss (Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran): Design and
Fabrication a Novel Probe in IR-T1
10:25 - 11:00 Tea break
11:00 - 12:30

J. J. Nakarmi (Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal): Modeling of
Thermal Transport in Inertial Confinement Fusion

A. Sarma (VIT University, Chennai, India): Laser heated Emissive Probe:
Direct measurement of Plasma Potential in high temperature Plasma Source


B. Sarma (VIT University, Chennai, India): Experimental Investigation of Nonlinear Dynamical Phenomena and modeling of DC/RF Discharge Plasma in presence of External Field

R. Hedwig (Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia): Review on the
Experiment of Laser Induced Shock Wave Plasma Spectroscopy

D. P. Subedi (Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal): Atmospheric Pressure
Dielectric Barrier Discharge in argon

R. T. Shrestha (Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal): Estimation of
electron density in atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge by
spectral line shape analysis

U. M. Joshi (Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal): Electrical And Optical
Characterization Of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Produced In Atmospheric Air

12:30 - 12:45 Closing session
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - Excursion to historical sites






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