How can I generate cold plasma?

What can I use to generate cold plasma and play with it using magnets

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iceng5 years ago
Any amount of plasma will melt 2" steel faster then you can move unless
there is a throttling device of the fourth state matter unknown to you.

Cold and plasma are a contradiction of terms but Play makes it all work.

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kelseymh iceng5 years ago
Actually, they aren't. It is possible to ionize a gas with an electric field, without heating it to high temperature. "Cold plasma" is used in dentistry, among other things.
iceng kelseymh5 years ago
In the referenced texts  I  surmise  our own ionic nerve conduction,
which can be and has been demonstrated to be affected by magnetism,
can be considered a lukewarm plasma ! ! !

But..... and this is my personal EE interpretation,
I am not a being running on four states of matter, just three...

Even if the MIBs can decipher my magnetic pathways...

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kelseymh iceng5 years ago
I think that's an overgeneralization. A plasma exists at low density, not in a dense fluid like the intracellular medium. Your interpretation would apply equally well to the separated charges in a battery or fuel cell.
iceng kelseymh5 years ago
While being far more complex then a mere fuel cell and reiterating that
we are organisms functioning on only three states of matter.

The case for nerve conduction ionic flow being a lukewarm cold plasma
is based in part ( one stool leg ) on the nerve density being within the
Debye length of 10-11 through 105 as referenced by Caltech physics
table data of eight years ago.

I chafe at the notion of a lukewarm plasma NTP...
Irregardless of how interesting food processing or dental applications
of cold plasma may be.

To this EE, only the violent matter altering plasmas are worthy of the name,
referring to the fourth state of matter,
Though I'm not sure of where to classify those pretty Plasma globes.
nerd7473 (author)  iceng5 years ago
thatls funny I just laughed I don't know why
iceng nerd74735 years ago
Most perceptive of you :-)
Thank you...

It was meant to be mirth worthy...
In a friendly EE manner.
kelseymh5 years ago
Did you try doing any research? Start with the Wikipedia article, then try typing your question into Google. If you have specific, detailed questions about how to implement the solutions you find, come on back.
nerd7473 (author)  kelseymh5 years ago
ok thanks
rickharris5 years ago
1. Do you understand the term Plasma?

2. Do you have the finance time and expertise to undertake such a project?

3. Me thinks not!

4. PS your looking for the wrong thing to play with, buy a "plasma ball."
nerd7473 (author)  rickharris5 years ago
at least thats what I heard on modern marvles it is an inert gas
Plasma is a gas of charged particles, you need to pump gas (e.g. air) with energy, like high voltage or RF.
Lightning is plasma
Fluorescent lights "is plasma"
Neon lights "is plasma"
Sparks are plasma
etc.

But to manipulate with magnets you need movement so there's a flow of electrical current, like a wire.

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nerd7473 (author)  lemonie5 years ago
thanks
nerd7473 (author)  rickharris5 years ago
I keep forgetting the definition fo plasma so there you go could you remind me of what it is and what gasses I could use. oh can I use argon? you know its commonly found in a lightbulb the ordinary type not the flourescent or led bulbs
nerd7473 (author)  rickharris5 years ago
I would but I want video games indstead
Vyger5 years ago
Its the opposite process of making super heated ice.