Decontamination device and method thereof

dc.contributor.author Henderson, Eric
dc.contributor.author Vesenka, James
dc.contributor.author Henderson, Eric
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
dc.date 2018-02-18T11:23:28.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:15:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T06:15:57Z
dc.date.embargo 2017-05-17
dc.date.issued 1999-08-10
dc.description.abstract <p>One embodiment of a decontamination device for a surface, such as a probe, and method thereof in accordance with the present invention includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a transformer. The first electrode comprises a housing with an opening and one end of the second electrode is positioned in the opening. The second electrode has an elongated-shape which tapers to a point at the one end adjacent to the opening. The transformer is mounted in the housing and has first and second pairs of leads. One of the second pair of leads is coupled to the first electrode and the other of the second pair of leads is coupled to the second electrode. A surface to be cleaned is placed adjacent to the point and the device is turned on for a preset period of time to generate free radicals, such as ozone plasma, which remove debris build-up on the surface.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/56708
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Cell Biology
dc.subject.disciplines Developmental Biology
dc.subject.disciplines Genetics and Genomics
dc.title Decontamination device and method thereof
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