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Journal of Spectroscopy
Volume 2017, Article ID 6359107, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6359107
Research Article

Characterization of an Atmospheric-Pressure Argon Plasma Generated by 915 MHz Microwaves Using Optical Emission Spectroscopy

1The Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Fiszera 14, 80-231 Gdansk, Poland
2Department of Marine Electronics, Gdynia Maritime University, Morska 81-87, 81-225 Gdynia, Poland

Correspondence should be addressed to Robert Miotk; lp.adg.pmi@ktoimr

Received 30 August 2017; Accepted 16 October 2017; Published 1 December 2017

Academic Editor: Nikša Krstulović

Copyright © 2017 Robert Miotk et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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