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Thoma, Markus

Physics of Plasmas and Astronautics

Complex Plasmas:
Investigation of complex (dusty) low-temperature plasmas in the laboratory and under microgravity (ISS, parabolic flights) as model for strongly coupled many-body systems.

Plasma Medicine:
Development and application of plasma sources at atmospheric pressure for sterilization, microbiology experiments with plasmas, surface analysis of plasma treated material.



Prof. Dr. Markus Thoma

Institute of Experimental Physics I

Phone: +49-641-99-33110
Fax: +49-641-99-33139

Physics building, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, Room 234



  • Fundamental Questions of Multi-Particle Physics
  • Medicine and Hygiene



  • Cold Plasmas
  • Experiments in Microgravity
  • Theoretical Methods


Classes of Materials:

  • Biomaterials
  • Materials in/for Plasmas
  • Microparticles