Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Awakowicz

Senior Professor
Former head of the Chair of Electrical Engineering and Plasma Technology

Address
Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­tät Bo­chum
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Angewandte Elektrodynamik und Plasmatechnik
Uni­ver­si­täts­stra­ße 150
D-44801 Bo­chum

Room
ID 1/543

Phone
+49 234 32 22487

Email
awakowicz(at)aept.rub.de


Faculty Website
https://etit.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/faculty/professorships/prof-dr-ing-peter-awakowicz/

Publication Record
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.de/citations?user=MPKunGAAAAAJ


Publications

Nawrath, N., Korolov, I., Bibinov, N., Awakowicz, P., & Gibson, A. R. (2023). Spatio-temporal dynamics of electrons and helium metastables in uniform dielectric barrier discharges formed in He/N 2. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(12), 125014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ad1513 Cite
De Los Arcos, T., Awakowicz, P., Böke, M., Boysen, N., Brinkmann, R. P., Dahlmann, R., Devi, A., Eremin, D., Franke, J., Gergs, T., Jenderny, J., Kemaneci, E., Kühne, T. D., Kusmierz, S., Mussenbrock, T., Rubner, J., Trieschmann, J., Wessling, M., Xie, X., … Grundmeier, G. (2023). PECVD and PEALD on polymer substrates (part II): Understanding and tuning of barrier and membrane properties of thin films. Plasma Processes and Polymers, e2300186. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202300186 Cite
De Los Arcos, T., Awakowicz, P., Benedikt, J., Biskup, B., Böke, M., Boysen, N., Buschhaus, R., Dahlmann, R., Devi, A., Gergs, T., Jenderny, J., Von Keudell, A., Kühne, T. D., Kusmierz, S., Müller, H., Mussenbrock, T., Trieschmann, J., Zanders, D., Zysk, F., & Grundmeier, G. (2023). PECVD and PEALD on polymer substrates (part I): Fundamentals and analysis of plasma activation and thin film growth. Plasma Processes and Polymers, e2300150. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202300150 Cite
Böddecker, A., Passmann, M., Wilczek, S., Schücke, L., Korolov, I., Skoda, R., Mussenbrock, T., Gibson, A. R., & Awakowicz, P. (2023). Interactions Between Flow Fields Induced by Surface Dielectric Barrier Discharge Arrays. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11090-023-10406-y Cite
Ollegott, K., Wirth, P., Oberste-Beulmann, C., Sakthi, G. S. M., Magazova, A., Hermanns, P., Peters, N., Schücke, L., Bracht, V., Agar, D. W., Awakowicz, P., & Muhler, M. (2023). Investigation of flow characteristics in a twin-surface dielectric barrier discharge reactor by Schlieren imaging. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 56(26), 265201. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/acc956 Cite
Feibel, D., Golda, J., Held, J., Awakowicz, P., Schulz-von Der Gathen, V., Suschek, C. V., Opländer, C., & Jansen, F. (2023). Gas Flow-Dependent Modification of Plasma Chemistry in μAPP Jet-Generated Cold Atmospheric Plasma and Its Impact on Human Skin Fibroblasts. Biomedicines, 11(5), 1242. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines11051242 Cite
Bracht, V., Gembus, J.-L., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2023). Surface modifications of aluminium and aluminium oxide induced by a treatment with a He-plasma jet and plasma electrolytic oxidation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 56(16), 165201. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/acbd5e Cite
Eremin, D., Engel, D., Krüger, D., Wilczek, S., Berger, B., Oberberg, M., Wölfel, C., Smolyakov, A., Lunze, J., Awakowicz, P., Schulze, J., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2023). Electron dynamics in planar radio frequency magnetron plasmas: I. The mechanism of Hall heating and the µ-mode. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(4), 045007. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/acc481 Cite
Eremin, D., Berger, B., Engel, D., Kallähn, J., Köhn, K., Krüger, D., Xu, L., Oberberg, M., Wölfel, C., Lunze, J., Awakowicz, P., Schulze, J., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2023). Electron dynamics in planar radio frequency magnetron plasmas: II. Heating and energization mechanisms studied via a 2d3v particle-in-cell/Monte Carlo code. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(4), 045008. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/acc47f Cite
Berger, B., Eremin, D., Oberberg, M., Engel, D., Wölfel, C., Zhang, Q.-Z., Awakowicz, P., Lunze, J., Brinkmann, R. P., & Schulze, J. (2023). Electron dynamics in planar radio frequency magnetron plasmas: III. Comparison of experimental investigations of power absorption dynamics to simulation results. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(4), 045009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/acc480 Cite
Roggendorf, J., Berger, B., Eremin, D., Oberberg, M., Engel, D., Wölfel, C., Zhang, Q.-Z., Awakowicz, P., Lunze, J., & Schulze, J. (2022). Experimental investigations of plasma dynamics in the hysteresis regime of reactive RF sputter processes. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 31(6), 065007. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac7413 Cite
Schücke, L., Bodnar, A., Friedrichs, N., Böddecker, A., Peters, N., Ollegott, K., Oberste-Beulmann, C., Wirth, P., Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Korolov, I., Gibson, A. R., Muhler, M., & Awakowicz, P. (2022). Optical absorption spectroscopy of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in a surface dielectric barrier discharge. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 55(21), 215205. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ac5661 Cite
Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Böddecker, A., Schücke, L., Bibinov, N., Korolov, I., Zhang, Q.-Z., Mussenbrock, T., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2022). μs and ns twin surface dielectric barrier discharges operated in air: from electrode erosion to plasma characteristics. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 31(3), 035008. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac5452 Cite
Fuchs, F., Bibinov, N., Blanco, E. V., Pfaender, S., Theiß, S., Wolter, H., & Awakowicz, P. (2022). Characterization of a robot-assisted UV-C disinfection for the inactivation of surface-associated microorganisms and viruses. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 11, 100123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpap.2022.100123 Cite
Böddecker, A., Bodnar, A., Schücke, L., Giesekus, J., Wenselau, K., Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Oppotsch, T., Oberste-Beulmann, C., Muhler, M., Gibson, A. R., & Awakowicz, P. (2022). A scalable twin surface dielectric barrier discharge system for pollution remediation at high gas flow rates. Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 10.1039.D2RE00167E. https://doi.org/10.1039/D2RE00167E Cite
Bracht, V., Kogelheide, F., Gröger, S., Hermanns, P., Böddeker, S., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2021). Modifications of an electrolytic aluminum oxide film under the treatment with microdischarges during plasma electrolytic oxidation, a self-organized dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) and a DBD-like plasma jet. Plasma Research Express, 3(4), 045001. https://doi.org/10.1088/2516-1067/ac2e0f Cite
Ries, S., Schroeder, M., Woestefeld, M., Corbella, C., Korolov, I., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2021). Relative calibration of a retarding field energy analyzer sensor array for spatially resolved measurements of the ion flux and ion energy in low temperature plasmas. Review of Scientific Instruments, 92(10), 103503. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0059658 Cite
Hillebrand, B., Jurjut, O., Schuhmann, T., Schürmann, M., Neugebauer, A., Kemen, M., Awakowicz, P., & Enderle, M. (2021). Tissue differentiation using optical emission spectroscopy for gastric mucosal devitalisation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54(26), 265204. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abf400 Cite
Zhang, Q.-Z., Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Beckfeld, F., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2021). Computational study of simultaneous positive and negative streamer propagation in a twin surface dielectric barrier discharge via 2D PIC simulations. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(7), 075017. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/abf598 Cite
Klute, M., Kemaneci, E., Porteanu, H.-E., Stefanović, I., Heinrich, W., Awakowicz, P., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2021). Modelling of a miniature microwave driven nitrogen plasma jet and comparison to measurements. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(6), 065014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac04bc Cite
Hermanns, P., Kogelheide, F., Bracht, V., Ries, S., Krüger, F., Böddeker, S., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2021). Formation and behaviour of plasma spots on the surface of titanium film. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54(8), 085203. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abc37e Cite
Hermanns, P., Boeddeker, S., Bracht, V., Bibinov, N., Grundmeier, G., & Awakowicz, P. (2021). Investigation of the frequency dependent spatio-temporal dynamics and controllability of microdischarges in unipolar pulsed plasma electrolytic oxidation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54(4), 045205. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abbde4 Cite
Yayci, A., Dirks, T., Kogelheide, F., Alcalde, M., Hollmann, F., Awakowicz, P., & Bandow, J. E. (2021). Protection strategies for biocatalytic proteins under plasma treatment. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54(3), 035204. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abb979 Cite
Pohle, D., Mitschker, F., Jenderny, J., Rudolph, M., Schulz, C., Awakowicz, P., & Rolfes, I. (2021). A Minimally Invasive Monitoring Concept for Plasma-Assisted Surface Treatments in PET Bottles. 2020 50th European Microwave Conference (EuMC), 479–482. https://doi.org/10.23919/EuMC48046.2021.9338200 Cite
Oberrath, J., Friedrichs, M., Gong, J., Oberberg, M., Pohle, D., Schulz, C., Wang, C., Awakowicz, P., Brinkmann, R. P., Lapke, M., Mussenbrock, T., Musch, T., & Rolfes, I. (2021). On the Multipole Resonance Probe: Current Status of Research and Development. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 49(11), 3293–3298. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2021.3113832 Cite
Woelfel, C., Oberberg, M., Berger, B., Engel, D., Brinkmann, R. P., Schulze, J., Awakowicz, P., & Lunze, J. (2021). Control-oriented plasma modeling and controller design for reactive sputtering. IFAC Journal of Systems and Control, 16, 100142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacsc.2021.100142 Cite
Peters, N., Schücke, L., Ollegott, K., Oberste‐Beulmann, C., Awakowicz, P., & Muhler, M. (2021). Catalyst‐enhanced plasma oxidation of n ‐butane over α‐MnO 2 in a temperature‐controlled twin surface dielectric barrier discharge reactor. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 18(4), 2000127. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202000127 Cite
Wollitzer, M., Armbrecht, G., Fuchs, M., Awakowicz, P., Musch, T., Gröger, S., Bergner, A., Notzon, G., & Van Delden, M. (2021). Ignition device and method for igniting an air/fuel mixture. Cite
Fuchs, M., Wollitzer, M., Armbrecht, G., Awakowicz, P., Musch, T., Gröger, S., Bergner, A., Notzon, G., & Van Delden, M. (2021). Spark plug for a high frequency ignition system. Cite
Armbrecht, G., Fuchs, M., Wollitzer, M., Van Delden, M., Musch, T., Groger, S., Bergner, A., Notzon, G., & Awakowicz, P. (2021). Ignition device for igniting an air/fuel mixture in a combustion chamber. Cite
Hillebrand, B., Iglesias, E., Gibson, A. R., Bibinov, N., Neugebauer, A., Enderle, M., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Determination of plasma parameters by spectral line broadening in an electrosurgical argon plasma. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(12), 125011. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/abc411 Cite
Yayci, A., Dirks, T., Kogelheide, F., Alcalde, M., Hollmann, F., Awakowicz, P., & Bandow, J. E. (2020). Microscale Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet as a Source for Plasma‐Driven Biocatalysis. ChemCatChem, 12(23), 5893–5897. https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.202001225 Cite
Schücke, L., Gembus, J.-L., Peters, N., Kogelheide, F., Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Gibson, A. R., Schulze, J., Muhler, M., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Conversion of volatile organic compounds in a twin surface dielectric barrier discharge. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(11), 114003. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/abae0b Cite
Hoppe, C., Mitschker, F., Butterling, M., Liedke, M. O., de Los Arcos, T., Awakowicz, P., Wagner, A., & Grundmeier, G. (2020). Characterisation of micropores in plasma deposited SiO x films by means of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(47), 475205. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aba8ba Cite
Hermanns, P., Boeddeker, S., Bracht, V., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). In-situ control of microdischarge characteristics in unipolar pulsed plasma electrolytic oxidation of aluminum. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(43), 435204. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab9bbd Cite
Deichmöller, J., Kogelheide, F., Murke, S., Hüther, D., Schwaab, G., Awakowicz, P., & Havenith, M. (2020). Does plasma-induced methionine degradation provide alternative reaction paths for cell death? Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(35), 355401. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab8cea Cite
Böddeker, S., Bracht, V., Hermanns, P., Gröger, S., Kogelheide, F., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Anode spots of low current gliding arc plasmatron. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(8), 08LT01. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aba6a4 Cite
Oberberg, M., Berger, B., Buschheuer, M., Engel, D., Wölfel, C., Eremin, D., Lunze, J., Brinkmann, R. P., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2020). The magnetic asymmetry effect in geometrically asymmetric capacitively coupled radio frequency discharges operated in Ar/O 2. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(7), 075013. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab9b31 Cite
Kogelheide, F., Voigt, F., Hillebrand, B., Moeller, R., Fuchs, F., Gibson, A. R., Awakowicz, P., Stapelmann, K., & Fiebrandt, M. (2020). The role of humidity and UV-C emission in the inactivation of B. subtilis spores during atmospheric-pressure dielectric barrier discharge treatment. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(29), 295201. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab77cc Cite
Gröger, S., Fiebrandt, M., Hamme, M., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Characterization of a transient spark micro-discharge in nitrogen using simultaneous two-wavelength diagnostics. Measurement Science and Technology, 31(7), 075501. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6501/ab7e69 Cite
Fiebrandt, M., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). A simple Peltier cold trap aperture for protection of vacuum UV optics against hydrocarbons and reliable calibration of VUV spectrometers using D 2 lamps. Measurement Science and Technology, 31(7), 077002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6501/ab7f7a Cite
Klute, M., Porteanu, H.-E., Stefanović, I., Heinrich, W., Awakowicz, P., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2020). Theoretical investigation of a miniature microwave driven plasma jet. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(6), 065018. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab9483 Cite
Fiebrandt, M., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Determination of atomic oxygen state densities in a double inductively coupled plasma using optical emission and absorption spectroscopy and probe measurements. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29(4), 045018. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab7cbe Cite
Iglesias, E. J., Hecimovic, A., Mitschker, F., Fiebrandt, M., Bibinov, N., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Ultraviolet/vacuum-ultraviolet emission from a high power magnetron sputtering plasma with an aluminum target. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(5), 055202. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab52f8 Cite
Śmiłowicz, D., Kogelheide, F., Schöne, A. L., Stapelmann, K., Awakowicz, P., & Metzler-Nolte, N. (2020). Catalytic oxidation of small organic molecules by cold plasma in solution in the presence of molecular iron complexes†. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 21652. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78683-7 Cite
Ollegott, K., Wirth, P., Oberste‐Beulmann, C., Awakowicz, P., & Muhler, M. (2020). Fundamental Properties and Applications of Dielectric Barrier Discharges in Plasma‐Catalytic Processes at Atmospheric Pressure. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 92(10), 1542–1558. https://doi.org/10.1002/cite.202000075 Cite
Pohle, D., Schulz, C., Oberberg, M., Awakowicz, P., & Rolfes, I. (2020). The Planar Multipole Resonance Probe: A Minimally Invasive Monitoring Concept for Plasma-Assisted Dielectric Deposition Processes. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 68(6), 2067–2079. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMTT.2020.2974835 Cite
Kogelheide, F., Offerhaus, B., Bibinov, N., Krajinski, P., Schücke, L., Schulze, J., Stapelmann, K., & Awakowicz, P. (2020). Characterisation of volume and surface dielectric barrier discharges in N 2 –O 2 mixtures using optical emission spectroscopy. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 17(6), 1900126. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.201900126 Cite
Mai, L., Mitschker, F., Bock, C., Niesen, A., Ciftyurek, E., Rogalla, D., Mickler, J., Erig, M., Li, Z., Awakowicz, P., Schierbaum, K., & Devi, A. (2020). From Precursor Chemistry to Gas Sensors: Plasma‐Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition Process Engineering for Zinc Oxide Layers from a Nonpyrophoric Zinc Precursor for Gas Barrier and Sensor Applications. Small, 16(22), 1907506. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201907506 Cite
Jaritz, M., Hopmann, C., Wilski, S., Kleines, L., Rudolph, M., Awakowicz, P., & Dahlmann, R. (2020). HMDSO-Based Thin Plasma Polymers as Corrosion Barrier Against NaOH Solution. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 29(5), 2839–2847. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-020-04821-x Cite