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Alexey Shashurin

Alexey Shashurin

2015 - Assistant Professor


B.Sc., Physics, Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russia, 1996
M.Sc., Physics, Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russia, 1998
Ph.D., School of Engineering, Dept. Interdisciplinary Studies, Tel Aviv University, 2008


701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office: ARMS 3222
Lab Phone: (765) 496-0618


Generation of cold plasma; Microwave methods for diagnostics of microplasmas; Applications of cold plasma in biomedicine, agriculture and food industry; Advanced spacecraft propulsion; Nanosecond repetitive plasma discharges for flow control; Laser-induced plasma; Plasma nanotechnology; Plasma metamaterials;


Recent publications out of 60+ journal papers:

1. X. Wang and A. Shashurin "Study of atmospheric pressure plasma jet parameters generated by DC voltage driven cold plasma source" J. Appl. Phys. 122, 063301 (2017);
2. X. Wang and A. Shashurin "DC-driven plasma gun: self-oscillatory operation mode of atmospheric???pressure helium plasma jet comprised of repetitive streamer breakdowns" Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 26, 02LT02 (2017).
3. G. Teel, A. Shashurin, X. Fang, and M. Keidar "Discharge ignition in the micro-cathode arc thruster" J. Appl. Phys. 121, 023303 (2017).
4. A. Shashurin, X. Fang, D. Zemlyanov and M Keidar "Substrate independent approach for synthesis of graphene platelet networks" Nanotechnology 28, 255604 (2017).
5. E. Gjika, M. Pekker, A. Shashurin, M. Shneider, T. Zhuang, J. Canady and M. Keidar "The cutting mechanism of the electrosurgical scalpel" J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 025401 (2017).
6. X. Cheng, K. Rajjoub, A. Shashurin, D.Yan, J.H. Sherman, K. Bian, F. Murad, and M. Keidar "Enhancing Cold Atmospheric Plasma Treatment of Cancer Cells by Static Magnetic Field" Bioelectromagnetics 38, 53 (2017).
7. E. Gjika, D. Scott, A. Shashurin, T. Zhuang, J. Canady and M. Keidar "Plasma-Tissue Interactions in Argon Plasma Coagulation: Effects of Power and Tissue Resistance" Plasma Medicine 6, 125 (2016).
8. X. Fang, A. Shashurin, G. Teel, M. Keidar "Determining synthesis region of the single wall carbon nanotubes in arc plasma volume" Carbon 107, 273 (2016).
9. A. Shashurin and M. Keidar "Experimental approaches for studying non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma jets" Phys. Plasmas 22, 122002 (2015).
10. M. Kundrapu, J. Loverich, K. Beckwith, P. Stoltz, A. Shashurin and M. Keidar "Modeling Radio Communication Blackout and Blackout Mitigation in Hypersonic Vehicles" J. Spacecraft Rockets 52, 853 (2015).
11. A. Shashurin, M. Keidar "Synthesis of 2D materials in arc plasmas" J.Phys. D Appl. Phys. 48, 314007 (2015).
12. M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, G. Teel, D. Chiu, J. Lukas, S. Haque and L. Brieda "Electric propulsion for small satellites" Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 57, 014005 (2015).
13. A. Shashurin, D. Scott, T. Zhuang, J. Canady, I.I. Beilis and Michael Keidar "Electric discharge during electrosurgery" Sci. Reports 4, 9946 (2015).
14. X. Fang, A. Shashurin and Michael Keidar "Role of substrate temperature at graphene synthesis in an arc discharge" J.Appl. Phys. 118, 103304 (2015).
15. M. Keidar, A. Shashurin, S. Delaire, X. Fang and I.I. Beilis "Inverse heat flux in double layer thermal metamaterial" J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48, 485104 (2015).