Plasma Application Laboratory

Administration

 

The president of the lab

Prof Dr Fayez Alhosary

The previous dean of the faculty

Mail

fayez1004@hotmail.com

 

Fax: 093/46011159

Tel.: 01001680779

 

 

About:

The lab got the international accreditation from the national council of accreditation according to the international specifications

ISO/IEC 17025:2005

 

 

Vision:

 

The lab seeks to be a distinguished service, research and educational center at the national and international levels

 Mission

It also seeks the effective participation in promoting the national industrial, improves the strategic crop productivity of Egypt, gratify the benefit form the sun energy and works on developing the educational and the research processes

The main goals:

1-The effective participation in developing the research and educational processes so as to cope with the local needs and scientific developments

2- Improves the strategic crop productivity of Egypt, gratify the benefit form the sun energy and works on developing the educational and the research processes

 

The sub goals:

1-The best use of plasma systems in the new and modern research applications

2-Analyze the materials by the available possibilities

3- Develop the scientific studies and the applied researches

4-present the scientific consultations in the mechanic measurements and plasma applications

5-cooperate, in the practical scientific training fields, with the educational institutions and the industrial authorities

6-Develop the curricula of subject sciences and plasma physics for the seniors

7-partcipate in the execution of the cadmic and research projects at the national and international levels

8-Apply the plasma technology to promote the national industry

9-Apply the plasma technology to improve the strategic crop productivity of Egypt

10- Apply the plasma technology in the medical fields

11- Apply the plasma technology in the biological fields

12- Apply the plasma technology in the sun energy

 

 

Team work

N

Name

Position

1

Prof Dr Mahmoud Ali Alhosary

An emeritus Prof of plasma applications

2

Prof Dr Nemaat Zaki Negm

An emeritus Prof of plasma applications

3

Prof Dr Sayed Mohamed Khaleel

A prof of solid physics

4

Dr Ahmed Mohamed Abd el-Rahman

an assistant prof of plasma applications

5

Dr Mohamed Raaef Ismail

A lecturer of plasma applications and laser

6

Mr. Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Fawy

An assistant lecturer

7

,Miss Alzahraa Ali Ahmed

An assistant lecturer

8

Miss Dina Ali Ghareeb 

An assistant lecturer

9

Mr. Mohamed Abu Alkasem Thabit 

demonstrator

10

Mr. Mahmoud Abd Albasit Abd Alsatar 

 A researcher assistant

11

Mr. Mohamed Salah Mohamed 

a Subject teacher

12

Miss Ghada Murtada Abd el-Rahman

An accountant

 

Achievements:

 

1-F. M. El-Hossary, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, M. Raaif, D. A. Ghareeb, A. Kolitsch, H. Reuther, Synthesis and Characterization of TiAlN/TiN Prepared by Duplex Treatment PIII and MPIIID, to be published in Materials Chemistry and Physic.

 

2-F. M. El-Hossary, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, M. Raaif, A. A. Seleem, M. Abo EL-Kassem, Effect of rf Plasma Carbonitriding on Biocompatibility and Mechanical Properties of AISI 321 Austenitic Stainless Steel, to be published in Applied Surface Science.

 

3- Fayez Mahamoud El-Hossary, Sayed Mohammed Khalil, Magdy Abdel Wahab Kassem, Medhat  Abed EL Lateef and Khaled Lotfy, Tribological properties of biomedical NiTi shape memory alloy after Rf plasma nitriding, Journal of Basic and Applied Physics (JBAP), August 2013.

 

4– F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, A. A. Abd El-Moula, Influence of Temperature Gradient on Surface properties of Nitriding AISI 304 Stainless Steel, in press.

 

5- F.M. El-Hossary, S. M. Khalil, M. Abd Elhamed, Kh. Lotfy,  M. A. Kassem, Kh Lotfy Effect of Fe93Ni4Ti3 microstructure on rf plasma nitriding process, in press.

6-Structural, mechanical and optical properties of nitrogen-implanted titanium at different pulse frequency, M. Raaif, S. H. Mohamed, A.  M. Abd El-Rahman1, and A. Kolitsch, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. (2013) 62: 10802.

 

7- Plasma oxidation of electron beam evaporated cadmium thin films, H.M.Ali, M. Raaif, Thin Solid Films 520(2012) 4418 -4421.

 

8- Mechanical and ellipsometry measurements of thin TiN layer prepared by PIII, A.M. Abd El-Rahman, M. Raaif, S.H. Mohamed, A. Kolitsch, Materials Chemistry and Physics 132 (2012) 91– 95

 

9- Physical properties of thermally evaporated silicon films nitrided at different rf plasma-processing time, S. H. Mohamed, M. Raaif and A. M. Abd El-Rahman, Journal of Materials Science, J Mater Sci (2012) 47:2875–2881

 

 

 

10-Effects of thickness and rf plasma oxidizing on structural and optical properties of SiOxNy thin films, S. H. Mohamed and M. Raaif, has been accepted for publication in Surface and Coating Technology 205 (2010) 525-532

 

11-N. Z. Negm, F. M. EL-Hossary, and L. M. Watson, XPS and SXES measurements on Cu atoms in Al-Cu alloy, to be published.

 

N. Z. Negm, F. M. EL-Hossary, and L. M. Watson, XPY study of metastable states in Al-Cu (4 wt.%) alloy, to be published.

 

12-A. M. Abed Elrahman, Effect of rf plasma carbonitriding on tribological and corrosion-resistance properties of AISI 321 stainless steel, Submitted to Surf. Coat. Technol.

 

13-F. M. El-Hossary, S. M. Khalil, M. Abd Elhamed, M. A. Kassem, Kh Lotfy, Characterization of Rf plasma nitriding of rolled Iron-based alloy, in press.

 

14-F. M. El-Hossary, S. M. Khalil, M. Abd Elhamed, M. A. Kassem, Kh Lotfy, Effect of Fe93Ni4Ti3 microstructure on rf plasma nitriding process in press.

 

15-A. Garamoon, A. Abd El-Ghany, F. M. El-Hossary, D.Ghoneem, and D. M. El-zeer, Influences of the barrier types and arrangements on dielectric barrier discharge characteristics, Third workshop &Training Program on Plasma Applications in Industry and Environment, Cairo, Egypt 7-11/11/2009.

 

16-F. M. El-Hossary, S. M. Khalil, M. Abd Elhamed, M. A. Kassem, Kh Lotfy: The influence of hot-rolled temperature on plasma nitriding behavior of Iron-Based alloys, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Volume 156, Numbers 1-2 / July 2009.

 

17-F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, M. Hammad, Duplex treatment of 304 AISI stainless steel using rf plasma nitriding and carbonitriding, Materials Science & Engineering C, 29 (2009) 1167–1173.

 

18-S. H. Mohamed, F. M. El-Hossary, G. A.Gamal, M. M. Kahlid, Properties of Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films Deposited on Polymer Substrates, ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA A No.3, Vol.115, March 2009.

 

 

 

19-S. H. Mohamed, F. M. El-Hossary, G. A.Gamal, M. M. Kahlid, Optical Properties of Plasma Deposited Amorphous Carbon Nitride Films on Polymer Substrates, Physics B: Condensed Matter (20 August 2009).

 

20-M. Raaif, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, A Kolitsch, D Höche, J Kaspar, S Mändl and P. Schaaf, CO2 laser nitriding of titanium, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41 085208 (2008) (8pp).

 

21-M. Raaif, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, P. Schaaf, Influence of rf-power on the plasma carbonitriding of titanium, Materials Science and Engineering A Volume 480, Issues 1-2, 15 May (2008), 271-277.

 

22-F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, M. Hamad, C. Templier, Duplex treatment of AISI 304 austenitic stainless steel using rf nitriding and dc magnetron sputtering of titanium, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 202, Issue 8, 15 January (2008) Pages 1392-1400.

 

23-M. Raaif, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, P. Schaaf, Surface treatment of Ti–6Al–4V alloy by rf plasma nitriding, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 19 (2007) 396003 (12pp).

 

24-M. Raaif, F. M. EL-Hossary , N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil and P. Schaaf, The influence of rf plasma time on the carbonitriding treatment of titanium, Appl. Phys. A 89 (2007) 467-474.

 

25-A. M. Abd El-Rahman, M. F. Maitz, M. A. Kassem, F. M. El-Hossary, H. Reuther, M. T. Pham, E. Richter, Surface improvement and biocompatibilitof TiAl24Nb10 intermetallic alloy using rf plasma nitriding, Applied Surface Science, 253, Issue 23, 30 September (2007), 9067-9072.

 

26-S. H. Mohamed, A.M. Abd El-Rahman, Mahrous R. Ahmed, Investigation of zirconium oxynitride thin films deposited by reactive pulsed magnetron sputtering, Journal of physics D: Applied physics, 40 (2007) 7057–7062.

 

 

 

27-S. M. Khalil, Influence of alkaline metal Li1+ intercalation on the excess conductivity, thermo power and hardness of BSCCO pellets, Physica B  391 (2007) 130-135 .

 

28-S. M. Khalil and A.M. Ahmed, Vacuum heat treatment effect on the theromphysical properties of BSCCO system Physics C 452 (2007) 21-28.

 

S. A. Saleh, S. M. Khalil and E. M. M. Ibrahim, Influence of sintering temperature on thermo power and hardness of RuSr2GdCu2O8, Superconductor Science And Technology 20 (2007) 372-376.

 

29-S. M. Khalil, Effect of Cd-addition on Superconducting Fluctuations and Mechanical Properties of Bi1.82Pb0.36Sr2Ca2CdxCu3Oy System, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol. 143, Nos. 112 (2006) 31-44.

 

30-A. Sedky, M. I. Youssif, S. M. Khalil and Ayman Sawalha, On the correlation between order parameter, superconducting volume fraction and critical current density in R:123 superconductors, Solid State Communications 139 (2006) 126-131.

 

31-A Garamoon, U.M.Rashed, A .Abouelela, M.A. Eissa, A .H . Saudi, D. M. El-zeer, and F.M. El-Hossary, Hydrogen Effect on Nitriding, Plasma Science  process of 304L Austenitic Stainless Steel, IEEE Transactions on Volume: 34,  Issue: 4, Part 1(2006) 1066- 1073.

 

32-S. H. Mohamed, A. M. Abd El-Rahman, A. M. Salem,  L. L. Pichon, F. M. El-Hossary, Effect of rf plasma nitriding time on electrical and optical properties of ZnO thin films, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Vol. 67,11, (2006) 2351-2357.

 

33-F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, M. Raaif, Surface modification of Titanium by Rf plasma nitriding, Workshop on Materials Science, Thin Solid films 497(2006) 196-202.

 

 

 

34-A. M. Abd El-Rahman, N. Z. Negm, F. Prokert, F. M. El-Hossary, Depth–related microstructure of rf plasma nitrocarburized austenitic stainless steel, Surf. Coating Tech. Vol 191/1 (2005) pp 140-147.

 

 

35-F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, M. Raaif, Effect of continuous and cyclic Rf plasma processing time on titanium surface, Applied Surface Science Vol. 239, Issue 2 , 15 January 2005, 142-153.

 

36-A. M. Abd El-Rahman, F. M. El-Hossary, F. Prokert, N. Z. Negm, N. Schell, E. Richter, W. Möller, In-situ study of phase stability of nitrocarburized 304 stainless steel layers during heating, Surf. Coat. Tech., Vol 200/1-4 (2005) 602-607.

 

37-S. M. Khalil, A. Sedky, Annealing temperature effect on the properties of Bi: 2212 Superconducting system, Physica B 357 (2005) 299-304.

 

38-S. M. Khalil, Role of rare-earth Ba2+ doping in governing the Superconducting and Mechanical characteristics of Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O, Smart Material And  Structures 14 (2005) 804-810.

 

39-A. M. Abd El-Rahman, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, F. Prokert, E. Richter, W. Möller, Influence of gas pressure and substrate temperature on diffusion process of carbon/nitrogen in 304 AISI using PIII, Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B Vol 226 (2004) 499-506.

 

40-  A. M. Abd El-Rahman, F. M. El-Hossary, T. Fitz, N. Z. Negm F. Prokert, E. Richter, W. Moeller, Effect of N2: C2H2 ratio on Rf plasma carbonitriding austenitic stainless steel Surf. Coatings Tech. Vol.183 (2004) 268–274.

 

41-   F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, S. M. Khalil, M. Raaif, Surface modification of Titanium by Rf plasma nitriding, Workshop on Materials Science, Radiation Physics and Medical Physics 20-22 December (2003).

 

42- M. A. Eissa, A. M. Nossair, F. F. Elakshare, F. M. El-Hossary, and A. M. El Halafawy, Carbonitriding of ASS by ICRF Discharge, First Cairo Conference on Plasma Physics & Applications, 11-15 October (2003).

 

43-   M. A. Abdellateef, C. Heiden, H. Lemke, F. M. El-Hossary and K.  Baerner, Magnetic Properties and Structure of Fe16N2 films, J. Magnetism and Materials 256 (2003) 214-220. 

 

44- S. M. Khalil, Effect of Y3+ substitution for Ca on the Transport and Mechanical properties of Bi2 Sr2Ca1-xYXCu2O8+y system, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 64 (2003) 855-861.

 

45-    F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, A. M. Abed Elrahman, Formation and properties of carbonitrided layers in 304 stainless steel using different Rf plasma powers, Thin Solid films, 405,1-2 (2002) 179-185.

 

46-  F. M. El-Hossary, The influence of surface microcracks and temperature gradients on the rf plasma nitriding rate, Surf. Coat. Tech.150 (2002) 177-281.

 

47-   F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, A. M. Abd Elrahman and M. Raaif, Effect  of annealing temperature on hardness, thickness and phase structure of carbonitrided 304 stainless steel, Proceedings of First Symposium on Heat Treatment of Metals and Alloys Cairo, Egypt 3-5 November (2001) 61-73.

 

48-     F. M. El-Hossary, The role of hydrogen in nitriding of 304 stainless steel using rf inductively coupled plasma, The future of the Technological Plasmas, Institute of Physics, March 19 –20, 2001 Brighton, UK. The paper has been published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Materials science and technology, Cairo University, Beni-Suef, Egypt April 2 – 4, (2001) 221-229.

 

49-   F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, A.M. Abed Elrahman, An inductively coupled rf plasma as a medium for carbonitriding aluminium, The annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, March 12-16, 2001 Seattle, Washington, USA.  The paper has been published in the International Conference on Materials science and technology proceeding, Cairo University, Beni-Suef, Egypt April 2 – 4, (2001) 231-239.

 

50-    F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, A. M. Abed Elrahman and D. N. Mcllroy, Rf plasma carbonitriding of AISI 304 austenitic stainless steel, Surf. Coat. Technol. 141 (2001) 194-201.

 

51-   F. M. El-Hossary and N. Z. Negm, Composition Structure and magnetization of rf plasma nitrided 304 stainless steel, Appl. Surf. Sci. 181 (2001) 185-190.

 

 

52-   S. M. Khalil, Enhancement of Superconducting and Mechanical Properties in BSCCO with Pb additions, Journal of physics and chemistry of solids 62 (2001) 457-466.

 

53-   M. M. Ibrahim, S. M. Khalil, Dependence of Some Bi1.7pb0.3Sr2Ca2Cu3Oy Physical Properties on the Annealing period, European physical Journal Applied Physics 14 (2001) 79-86.

 

54-    F. M. El-Hossary, Effect of rf plasma nitriding power density on microhardness, structure, and magnetic properties of 304 austenite stainless steel, Surf. Eng., 16 No.6 (2000) 491-494.

 

55-   S. M. Khalil, Effects of Optimum annealing time on Superconducting properties of Bi2-xPbxSr2Ca2Cu3Oy system, Physica Status Solidi (a) 178 (2000) 731- 744.

 

49-   M. M. Ibrahim, S. M. Khalil and A. M. Ahmed, Effect of Pb addition on Thermoelectric power and Micro hardness of Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductor, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids  61 (2000) 1553-1560.

 

50-    N. Z. Negm, A. H. El-Sayed, and F. M. EL-Hossary, Magnetic Studies on some ribbon and bulk Cu-Ni alloys, J.Matt. Sci. Let.,16 (1997) 588-591.

 

51-  A. H. Moharram, M. A. Abed-Rahim, Afify and F. M. El-Hossary, Electrical and optical properties of evaporated Ag10As30Te60 thin films, J.Mat.Sci. 27 (1992)) 675-678.

 

52-   F. M. El-Hossary , Effect of rf plasma nitriding time on structure and Magnetic properties of 304 stainless steel, J. Matt. Sci. Let., 11 (1992).

 

53-   F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and M. Abed, R. E. Ricker, and M.M.Ibrahim, Effect of rf plasma nitriding time on micro hardness and corrosion resistance of 304 stainless steel, Appl. Sur. Sci., 59 (1992) 253-260.

 

 

54-    M. M. Abdel-Kader, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, Magnetic hysterics and magnetic susceptibility of some intermetalic manganese compounds, J. Mater. Sci. let. (1991) 1449-1452.

 

 

55-     M. M. Ibrahim, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, Corrosion resistance of heat treated 304 stainless steel nitrided at different rf plasma times, The Egyptian Society for Solid State Science and Application, Aswan, 19-25, Jun. (1991).

 

56-   M. M. Ibrahim, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and S. M. Khalil, Effect of annealing temperature on corrosion resistance of nitriding 304 stainless steel, First International Conference on Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Cairo, Feb. 26-28 Vol. 3, (1991) 1657-1674.

 

57-   M. M. Ibrahim, F. M. El-Hossary, N. Z. Negm, and M. Abed, Effect of rf plasma power on corrosion resistance and micro hardness nitriding 304 stainless steel, First International Conference on Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Cairo, Feb. 26-28, Vol. 3, (1991) 1675- 1690.

 

58-   F. M. El-Hossary, D. J. Fabian and A. p. Webb, Optical properties of amorphous carbon films formed by radio-frequency plasma deposition from methane, Thin Solid Films (1990).

 

59-  F. M. El-Hossary, F. Mohammed, A. Hendry, D. J. Fabian and Z.Szasne-Caih, Plasma nitrided of stainless steel using continuous and pulsed rf glow discharge, Surface Engineering, Vol.4 No.2, (1988).

 

60-   F. M. El-Hossary, D. J. Fabian and C. J. Sofield, Optical absorption and hydrogen content of plasma deposited carbon films, Thin Solid Films, 157 (1988).

 

61-  F. M. El-Hossary, D. J. Fabian and A. B. Webb, A comparison of pulsed and continuous rf glow discharges in the deposition of thin-film amorphous carbon, IPAT conference (1987).

 

62- A. B. Webb, F. M. El-Hossary, D. j. Fabian and E. A. Maydell- Ondrusz, Charging shifts of core level peaks in x-ray photo- electron studies of Ar-ion-bombarded carbon films, Thin Solid Films, 129 (1985).

 

63-    M. M. Ibrahim and F. M. El-Hossary, photovoltaic properties of Bi-Si powder compacts, Bull.    Fac. Sci., Assuit Univ., 10, No. 2, 101 (1981).

 

 

64-   M. M. Ibrahim and F. M. El-Hossary, Factors affecting the short circuit current of bismuth powder compacts, Bull. Fac. Sci., Assiut Univ., 10, No. 2, 82 (1981).

 

64-   M. M. Ibrahim and F. M. El-Hossary, Effect of sintering on the short circuit current and photovoltage of bismuth powder compacts, Bull. Fac. Sci., Assiut Univ., 10, No. 2, 69 (1981).

 

65- M. M. Ibrahim and F. M. El-Hossary, Non-uniform shrinkage of bismuth powder compacts during sintering, Bull. Fac. Sci., Assiut Univ., 9, No. 2, 85 (1981).

Training and development

 

Previous projects:

1-    the project of plasma applications lab development and qualifying for the international accreditation which is funded by the lab accreditation project fund

2-    The project of experimental sciences and technology education program which is funded by the high education development fund

3-    The project of the Egyptian- American universities

4-    The project of the establishment of teaching mathematics and science in English which is funded by the fund of faculties of education development

5-    The project of renewing and modernize the subject science curricula which is funded by the European Union

 

Current projects:

The project of plasma applications in the bio medical applications which is funded by the technological development and sciences fund

 

 

Services:

 

1-In plasma applications field:

1- Improve the mechanic properties of the plastic and metallic gears

2- Improve the mechanic and the chemical properties of the spare parts of cars, planes and the war industries

3- Improve the mechanic and the chemical properties of the needles which are used in the loom factories

4- Improve the mechanic, the chemical and the biological properties of the medical needles which are used in surgery

5- Improve the mechanic and the chemical properties of the sharp machines

6- Improve the mechanic and the chemical properties of shave razors

7- Improve the mechanic, the chemical and the biological properties of the tools which are used orthopedic surgeries and the heart valves

8-Imporiove the quality of printing on the medical boxes and cosmetic tools

9-improve printing on the textiles

10-the dry and rapid sterilization of the medical tools

11–the dry and rapid sterilization of the agricultural seeds

12- Keep the organic components for a long time

 

 

 

2- in the training field

 

Train on applying on the static methods in quality testing field

Train on assuring from the validation of test methods

Train on how to estimate the uncertainty of the different measurements

Tran on testing quality in the testing laboratories

Train on the internal audit according to the international specifications

Train on measuring the sickness of the sendamented layers

Train on the microscopic check of the samples

Train on measuring the chemical erosion resistance

Train on measuring the mechanic erosion resistance and measuring the friction coefficient

 Train on measuring the surface hardness

 Train on analyzing the samples

Train on measuring the free energy by using the angle of contingence

Train on measuring  the coefficients and luminous constants

Train on using the plasma technology in the different applications