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Applied Plasma Technology Laboratory (APTL)

The Applied Plasma Technology Laboratory (APTL) is part of ODU's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as the Laser And Plasma Engineering Institute. LPEI, a research institute belonging to the Batten College of Engineering & Technology, is a facility dedicated to research on lasers, plasmas and their applications. Research topics at APTL include the generation of non-equilibrium, low temperature plasmas, characterization of plasmas using electrical and spectroscopic diagnostics methods, the interaction between microorganisms and cold plasmas, and material processing by plasmas .