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134.194 Introduction into Plasmaphysics and -technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to explain plasma and its properties, the different kinds of plasma generation, the characterization of plasma and the different kind of application.

Subject of course

Fundamentals of plasma physics and electrical discharges. Generation of cold and thermal plasmas in a variety of plasma sources. Plasma diagnostics using electrical and optical methods. Practical applications of plasma as a source of radiation/light, a source of sound, working medium in technology and medicine, medium for chemical conversion, an ion source or thruster and in fusion research.

Teaching methods

Teaching of the basis of plasma physics and technologa through oral lectures and short movies for demonstration.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu12:00 - 13:0005.03.2020FH Hörsaal 6 - TPH Vorbesprechung: LAIMER.
Tue14:00 - 16:0010.03.2020Sem.R. DB gelb 05 A Einführung in die Plasmaphysik und -technik

Examination modalities

Oral examination about the subject.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.03.2020 09:00 25.03.2020 18:00 07.04.2020 18:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Not specified
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


PDF files of the power point presentation are available.

Previous knowledge

Physics introductory courses 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b und 3