University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Environmental Research Laboratory

Contact: Jane H. Davidson
ME 138
Phone: (612) 626-9850
E-mail: jhd@me.umn.edu

Environmental Research Laboratory
ME 4122
Phone: (612) 625-8509

Research Summary

Fundamental and applied study of air pollution control concentrates on indoor air quality. Current research areas include:

Selected Abstracts

Electron Densityand Energy Distributions in the Positive DC Corona: Interpretation for Corona-Enhanced Chemical Reactions

Model of the Negative DC Corona Plasma: Comparison to the Positive DC Corona Plasma

Ozone Production in the Positive Corona Discharge

Ozone Production in the Negative DC Corona: The Dependence of Discharge Polarity

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silicon Dioxide by Direct-Current Corona Discharges in Dry Air Containing Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane Vapor: Measurement of the Deposition Rate

A Global Model of Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silicon Dioxide by Direct-Current Corona Discharges in Dry Air Containing Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane Vapor

Effects of Low-Concentration Ozone on Activated Carbon and Implications for Removal of VOCs in Indoor Air

If you are interested in Professor Davidson's research on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency please see Solar Energy Laboratory.

Selected Publications