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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award

Established as a separate award in 1991, the Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the physical properties and dynamical behavior of matter in the plasma state and lasers as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Prof Martin A Gundersen
  • Entry: 2018 Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For development of high-voltage pulse power technology, studies of non-equilibrium nanosecond pulse plasmas, and their applications for plasma assisted combustion, pollution control, quantum electronics, and biology.