Igor A. Kossyi
Kossyi Igor Antonovich, Professor of Physics, Head of Laboratory in the Prokhorov General Physics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences. Date of birth:6 April, 1935. Field of specialization: Plasma Physics. Subfield of specialization: - Gas Discharge Physics; - Plasma Chemistry; - Electromagnetic field interaction with plasma; - Ecological applications of gas discharges. Among the main achievements are the following: - Among the first application of microwave diagnostic for plasma investigations; Discovery of a directed ion flux along the axis of the toroidal plasma magnetic trap; - Realizing of system of powerful microwave setups for investigation of discharges excited by microwave beams; - Discovery and investigation of highly efficient transformation of powerful microwave radiation into a steady current; - Discovery and investigation of a new type of microwave discharge: nonresonance secondary emissive electron discharge (nonresonance multipactor); - Discovery and investigation of a strong nonlinear stage of a thermal- ionizing instability of microwave discharge in a dense gases; - Experimentally discovery and investigation of toroidal shock wave cumulation in the gas medium; - Suggestion of a new methods of atmosphere cleansing from ozone destructing chlorofluorocarbons. Experimental discovering of a highly efficient gas-discharge cleansing of air from CFCs. Academic history: 1959- Graduated from Moscow Physical-Engineering Institute; 1968 - Ph. D. Degree (Plasma physics) from Lebedev Physical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences; 1990 - Doctor Physics Degree from General Physics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences. Author and co-author more than 250 scientific publications.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2010