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Kurt Becker

Vice Dean for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    1978 …2019

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    2019

    The future for plasma science and technology

    Weltmann, K. D., Kolb, J. F., Holub, M., Uhrlandt, D., Šimek, M., Ostrikov, K. K., Hamaguchi, S., Cvelbar, U., Černák, M., Locke, B., Fridman, A., Favia, P. & Becker, K., Jan 2019, In : Plasma Processes and Polymers. 16, 1, 1800118.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2018

    25 years of microplasma science and applications: A status report

    Becker, K. H., Jan 1 2018, p. 5-9. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Guest Editorial Special Issue on Plenary, Invited Selected Minicourse Papers from ICOPS 2017

    Lopez, J. L., Becker, K. H., Dasgupta, A. & Zhu, W. D., Jun 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 46, 6, p. 1869-1871 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2017

    Microplasmas, a platform technology for a plethora of plasma applications

    Becker, K., Aug 1 2017, In : European Physical Journal: Special Topics. 226, 13, p. 2853-2858 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2015

    Atmospheric-pressure air plasams and air plasma ramparts

    Becker, K. H. & Kunhardt, E. E., Jan 16 2015, ICOPS/BEAMS 2014 - 41st IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and the 20th International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7012487. (ICOPS/BEAMS 2014 - 41st IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and the 20th International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Collaborative agreements in context of NYU as a global network university

    Becker, K., 2015, Inter-university cooperation: Best practices from Sapienza University of Rome and American Universities. D'Ascenzo, F. (ed.). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, p. 47-50

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Determining neutrino oscillation parameters from atmospheric muon neutrino disappearance with three years of IceCube DeepCore data

    Aartsen, M. G., Ackermann, M., Adams, J., Aguilar, J. A., Ahlers, M., Ahrens, M., Altmann, D., Anderson, T., Arguelles, C., Arlen, T. C., Auffenberg, J., Bai, X., Barwick, S. W., Baum, V., Bay, R., Beatty, J. J., Tjus, J. B., Becker, K. -H., BenZvi, S., Berghaus, P. & 285 others, Berley, D., Bernardini, E., Bernhard, A., Besson, D. Z., Binder, G., Bindig, D., Bissok, M., Blaufuss, E., Blumenthal, J., Boersma, D. J., Bohm, C., Bos, F., Bose, D., Boeser, S., Botner, O., Brayeur, L., Bretz, H. -P., Brown, A. M., Brunner, J., Buzinsky, N., Casey, J., Casier, M., Cheung, E., Chirkin, D., Christov, A., Christy, B., Clark, K., Classen, L., Clevermann, F., Coenders, S., Cowen, D. F., Silva, A. H. C., Daughhetee, J., Davis, J. C., Day, M., de Andre, J. P. A. M., De Clercq, C., De Ridder, S., Desiati, P., de Vries, K. D., de With, M., De Young, T., Diaz-Velez, J. C., Dunkman, M., Eagan, R., Eberhardt, B., Eichmann, B., Eisch, J., Euler, S., Evenson, P. A., Fadiran, O., Fazely, A. R., Fedynitch, A., Feintzeig, J., Felde, J., Feusels, T., Filimonov, K., Finley, C., Fischer-Wasels, T., Flis, S., Franckowiak, A., Frantzen, K., Fuchs, T., Gaisser, T. K., Gaior, R., Gallagher, J., Gerhardt, L., Gier, D., Gladstone, L., Gluesenkamp, T., Goldschmidt, A., Golup, G., Gonzalez, J. G., Goodman, J. A., Gora, D., Grant, D., Gretskov, P., Groh, J. C., Gross, A., Ha, C., Haack, C., Ismail, A. H., Hallen, P., Hallgren, A., Halzen, F., Hanson, K., Hebecker, D., Heereman, D., Heinen, D., Helbing, K., Hellauer, R., Hellwig, D., Hickford, S., Hill, G. C., Hoffman, K. D., Hoffmann, R., Homeier, A., Hoshina, K., Huang, F., Huelsnitz, W., Hulth, P. O., Hultqvist, K., Hussain, S., Ishihara, A., Jacobi, E., Jacobsen, J., Jagielski, K., Japaridze, G. S., Jero, K., Jlelati, O., Jurkovic, M., Kaminsky, B., Kappes, A., Karg, T., Karle, A., Kauer, M., Keivani, A., Kelley, J. L., Kheirandish, A., Kiryluk, J., Klaes, J., Klein, S. R., Koehne, J. -H., Kohnen, G., Kolanoski, H., Koob, A., Koepke, L., Kopper, C., Kopper, S., Koskinen, D. J., Kowalski, M., Kriesten, A., Krings, K., Kroll, G., Kroll, M., Kunnen, J., Kurahashi, N., Kuwabara, T., Labare, M., Lanfranchi, J. L., Larsen, D. T., Larson, M. J., Lesiak-Bzdak, M., Leuermann, M., Luenemann, J., Madsen, J., Maggi, G., Maruyama, R., Mase, K., Matis, H. S., Maunu, R., McNally, F., Meagher, K., Medici, M., Meli, A., Meures, T., Miarecki, S., Middell, E., Middlemas, E., Milke, N., Miller, J., Mohrmann, L., Montaruli, T., Morse, R., Nahnhauer, R., Naumann, U., Niederhausen, H., Nowicki, S. C., Nygren, D. R., Obertacke, A., Odrowski, S., Olivas, A., Omairat, A., O'Murchadha, A., Palczewski, T., Paul, L., Penek, O., Pepper, J. A., de los Heros, C. P., Pfendner, C., Pieloth, D., Pinat, E., Posselt, J., Price, P. B., Przybylski, G. T., Puetz, J., Quinnan, M., Raedel, L., Rameez, M., Rawlins, K., Redl, P., Rees, I., Reimann, R., Relich, M., Resconi, E., Rhode, W., Richman, M., Riedel, B., Robertson, S., Rodrigues, J. P., Rongen, M., Rott, C., Ruhe, T., Ruzybayev, B., Ryckbosch, D., Saba, S. M., Sander, H. -G., Sandroos, J., Santander, M., Sarkar, S., Schatto, K., Scheriau, F., Schmidt, T., Schmitz, M., Schoenen, S., Schoeneberg, S., Schoenwald, A., Schukraft, A., Schulte, L., Schulz, O., Seckel, D., Sestayo, Y., Seunarine, S., Shanidze, R., Smith, M. W. E., Soldin, D., Spiczak, G. M., Spiering, C., Stamatikos, M., Stanev, T., Stanisha, N. A., Stasik, A., Stezelberger, T., Stokstad, R. G., Stoessl, A., Strahler, E. A., Strom, R., Strotjohann, N. L., Sullivan, G. W., Taavola, H., Taboada, I., Tamburro, A., Tepe, A., Ter-Antonyan, S., Terliuk, A., Tesic, G., Tilav, S., Toale, P. A., Tobin, M. N., Tosi, D., Tselengidou, M., Unger, E., Usner, M., Vallecorsa, S., van Eijndhoven, N., Vandenbroucke, J., van Santen, J., Vehring, M., Voge, M., Vraeghe, M., Walck, C., Wallraff, M., Weaver, C., Wellons, M., Wendt, C., Westerhoff, S., Whelan, B. J., Whitehorn, N., Wichary, C., Wiebe, K., Wiebusch, C. H., Williams, D. R., Wissing, H., Wolf, M., Wood, T. R., Woschnagg, K., Xu, D. L., Xu, X. W., Yanez, J. P., Yodh, G., Yoshida, S., Zarzhitsky, P., Ziemann, J., Zierke, S. & Zoll, M., Apr 7 2015, In : Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 91, 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Elementary processes with atoms and molecules in isolated and aggregated states

    Aumayr, F., Becker, K. H., Marinković, B., Matejčík, Š. & Tanis, J., Jul 1 2015, In : European Physical Journal D. 69, 7, 169.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Microplasma-assisted synthesis of colloidal gold nanoparticles and their use in the detection of cardiac Troponin i (cTn-I)

    Wang, R., Zuo, S., Wu, D., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. H. & Fang, J., Apr 1 2015, In : Plasma Processes and Polymers. 12, 4, p. 380-391 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Microplasmas: Environmental and biological applications

    Becker, K., Zhu, W. & Lopez, J., 2015, (Accepted/In press) Encyclopedia on plasma technology. Shohet, L. (ed.). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis Inc., In press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    New self-organization patterns observed in Cathode Boundary Layer Discharges in high purity xe gas

    Zhu, W., Niraula, P. & Becker, K. H., Jan 16 2015, ICOPS/BEAMS 2014 - 41st IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and the 20th International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7012347. (ICOPS/BEAMS 2014 - 41st IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and the 20th International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Robert barker memorial session: Leadership in plasma science and applications

    Becker, K. H., Godfrey, B. B., Kunhardt, E. E., Laroussi, M., Ludeking, L. D., Neuber, A. A., Schamiloglu, E. & Woods, A. J., Apr 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 43, 4, p. 914-936 23 p., 7047925.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014

    Calculation of electron-impact ionization cross sections: Bottom-up inductive vs. top-down deductive approaches

    Deutsch, H., Bronold, F. X. & Becker, K., May 15 2014, In : International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 365-366, p. 128-139 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dental applications of atmospheric-pressure non-thermal plasmas

    Zhu, W., Becker, K., Pan, J., Zhang, J. & Fang, J., 2014, Complex plasmas: Scientific challenges and technological opportunities. Bonitz, M., Becker, K., Lopez, J. & Thomsen, H. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, p. 445-485 (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics; vol. 82).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    PowerBridgeNY: A cleantech proof-of-concept center

    Becker, K., Herskowitz, O., Kotch, M. J., Wheeler, E., Aloise, J., Byrd, J. & Peterson, J. M., 2014, In : Technology and Innovation. 16, 3-4, p. 215-222

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    Cold plasma therapy of a tooth root canal infected with enterococcus faecalis biofilms in vitro

    Pan, J., Sun, K., Liang, Y., Sun, P., Yang, X., Wang, J., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Fang, J. & Becker, K. H., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of endodontics. 39, 1, p. 105-110 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Electron impact ionization cross sections of beryllium and beryllium hydrides

    Maihom, T., Sukuba, I., Janev, R., Becker, K., Märk, T., Kaiser, A., Limtrakul, J., Urban, J., MacH, P. & Probst, M., Jan 1 2013, In : European Physical Journal D. 67, 1, 67.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry: Fundamentals, recent advances and applications

    Hartungen, E., Jürschik, S., Jordan, A., Edtbauer, A., Feil, S., Hanel, G., Seehauser, H., Haidacher, S., Schottkowsky, R., Mürk, L., Jaksch, S., Agarwal, B., Becker, K., Mayhew, C. A., Sulzer, P. & Mürk, T. D., Feb 1 2013, In : EPJ Applied Physics. 61, 2, 24303.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tooth bleaching using low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a nonthermal plasma jet

    Pan, J., Yang, X., Sun, K., Wang, J., Sun, P., Wu, H., Becker, K. H., Zhu, W., Zhang, J. & Fang, J., Jan 14 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 41, 2, p. 325-329 5 p., 6407934.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    An evaluation of anti-oxidative protection for cells against atmospheric pressure cold plasma treatment

    Ma, R., Feng, H., Li, F., Liang, Y., Zhang, Q., Zhu, W., Zhang, J., Becker, K. H. & Fang, J., Mar 19 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 100, 12, 123701.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Assessment of the roles of various inactivation agents in an argon-based direct current atmospheric pressure cold plasma jet

    Zhang, Q., Sun, P., Feng, H., Wang, R., Liang, Y., Zhu, W., Becker, K. H., Zhang, J. & Fang, J., Jun 15 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 111, 12, 123305.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Atmospheric cold plasma treatment on contaminated fresh fruit and vegetable slices: Disinfection and physiochemical properties evaluation

    Nian, W., Wu, H., Feng, H., Zhang, K., Wang, R., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. & Fang, J., 2012, In : European Physical Journal D. 66, p. 276-280

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Atmospheric-pressure cold plasma treatment of contaminated fresh fruit and vegetable slices: Inactivation and physiochemical properties evaluation

    Wang, R. X., Nian, W. F., Wu, H. Y., Feng, H. Q., Zhang, K., Zhang, J., Zhu, W. D., Becker, K. H. & Fang, J., Oct 1 2012, In : European Physical Journal D. 66, 10, 276.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Environmental applications of non-thermal plasmas

    Becker, K. H., Dec 1 2012, Biological and Environmental Applications of Gas Discharge Plasmas. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 1-28 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry and the unambiguous real-time detection of 2,4,6 trinitrotoluene

    Sulzer, P., Petersson, F., Agarwal, B., Becker, K. H., Jürschik, S., Märk, T. D., Perry, D., Watts, P. & Mayhew, C. A., May 1 2012, In : Analytical chemistry. 84, 9, p. 4161-4166 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pulsed electrical discharges in liquids

    Becker, K., 2012, Non-equilibrium plasma chemistry and physics. Wagner, H. E., Meichsner, J., Schneider, R. & Schmidt, M. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 394-399

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Tooth enamel evaluation after tooth bleaching with hydrogen peroxide assisted by a DC nonthermal atmospheric-pressure plasma jet

    Wang, J., Yang, X., Sun, K., Sun, P., Pan, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. H., Zhang, J. & Fang, J., Jul 27 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 40, 9, p. 2157-2162 6 p., 6246714.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Investigation of discharge phenomena in microscale capillary plasma electrode discharges

    Cho, T. S., Park, S. H., Becker, K. H. & Kunhardt, E. E., Jun 1 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 39, 6 PART 2, p. 1496-1499 4 p., 5752868.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface characterization of Ti and Y-TZP following non-thermal plasma exposure

    Silva, N. R. F. A., Coelho, P. G., Valverde, G. B., Becker, K., Ihrke, R., Quade, A. & Thompson, V. P., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials. 99 B, 1, p. 199-206 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Technical advances in proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry and new fields of application

    Sulzer, P., Jordan, A., Märk, L., Mayhew, C. A., Becker, K. & Märk, T. D., Sep 2011, In : American Laboratory. 43, 9, p. 13-15 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    A novel method of tooth whitening using cold plasma microjet driven by direct current in atmospheric-pressure air

    Pan, J., Sun, P., Tian, Y., Zhou, H., Wu, H., Bai, N., Liu, F., Zhu, W., Zhang, J., Becker, K. H. & Fang, J., Nov 1 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 38, 11 PART 2, p. 3143-3151 9 p., 5587901.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Effects of hydrocarbon contamination in the feed gas of ozone generators on the ozone generation efficiency: The role of surface effects

    Lopez, J. L., Freilich, A. & Becker, K., 2010, Atomic, cluster, and surface physics. Milewski, I., Kendl, A. & Scheier, P. (eds.). University of Innsbruck Press, p. 145-148

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Electrical and optical emission measurements of a capillary dielectric barrier discharge

    Mahoney, J., Zhu, W., Johnson, V. S., Becker, K. H. & Lopez, J. L., Dec 1 2010, In : European Physical Journal D. 60, 3, p. 441-447 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Environmental applications of non-thermal plasmas

    Becker, K., 2010, Biological and environmental applications of plasmas. Brelles-Marino, G. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 5-32

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Inactivation of bacteria in an aqueous environment by a direct-current, cold-atmospheric-pressure air plasma microjet

    Liu, F., Sun, P., Bai, N., Tian, Y., Zhou, H., Wei, S., Zhou, Y., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. & Fang, J., Mar 22 2010, In : Plasma Processes and Polymers. 7, 3-4, p. 231-236 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Microplasmas: Scientific challenges & technological opportunities

    Becker, K. H., Kersten, H., Hopwood, J. & Lopez, J. L., Dec 1 2010, In : European Physical Journal D. 60, 3, p. 437-439 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry for the sensitive and rapid real-time detection of solid high explosives in air and water

    Jürschik, S., Sulzer, P., Petersson, F., Mayhew, C. A., Jordan, A., Agarwal, B., Haidacher, S., Seehauser, H., Becker, K. & Märk, T. D., Dec 1 2010, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 398, 7-8, p. 2813-2820 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Deutsch-Mark (DM) formalism: A versatile approach for calculating electron ionization cross sections of atoms, molecules, ions, and clusters

    Deutsch, H., Becker, K., Probst, M. & Mark, T. D., 2010, Atomic, cluster, and surface physics. Milewski, I., Kendl, A. & Scheier, P. (eds.). University of Innsbruck Press, p. 83-86

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Tooth-whitening with H2O2 assisted by a DC cold atmospheric-pressure air plasma microjet

    Sun, P., Pan, J., Tian, Y., Bai, N., Wu, H., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. & Fang, J., 2010, Atomic, cluster, and surface physics. Milewski, I., Kendl, A. & Scheier, P. (eds.). University of Innsbruck Press, p. 149-152

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Tooth whitening with hydrogen peroxide assisted by a direct-current cold atmospheric-pressure air plasma microjet

    Sun, P., Pan, J., Tian, Y., Bai, N., Wu, H., Wang, L., Yu, C., Zhang, J., Zhu, W., Becker, K. H. & Fang, J., Aug 1 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 38, 8 PART 2, p. 1892-1896 5 p., 5409600.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    Capillary plasma electrode discharge as an intense and efficient source of vacuum ultraviolet radiation for plasma display

    Park, S. H., Cho, T. S., Becker, K. H. & Kunhardt, E. E., Jun 23 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 8 PART 2, p. 1611-1614 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Decomposition of energetic materials by pulsed electrical discharges in gas-bubbled aqueous solutions

    Mozgina, O., Koutsospyros, A., Gershman, S., Belkind, A., Christodoulatos, C. & Becker, K., May 8 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 6 PART 1, p. 905-910 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Electron-impact ionization of the SiCl3 radical

    Gutkin, M., Mahoney, J. M., Tarnovsky, V., Deutsch, H. & Becker, K., Feb 1 2009, In : International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 280, 1-3, p. 101-106 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Guest editorial: Atmospheric-pressure plasmas: Science and applications

    Becker, K. H., Feb 24 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 6 PART 1, p. 711-713 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Luminescence from minerals excited by subnanosecond pulses of runaway electrons generated in an atmospheric-pressure high-voltage discharge in air

    Babich, L. P., Becker, K. H. & Loǐko, T. V., Dec 1 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 11, p. 2261-2264 4 p., 2030577.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle