1-D Fluid Modeling of Methane Dissociation in Radiofrequency Capacitively Coupled Plasma

  • Abdelatif GadoumEmail author
  • Djilali Benyoucef
  • Mohamed Habib Allah Lahoual
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The use of the hydrogen gas as a fuel for the energy produced by fuel cells is increasingly being studied in several areas. Among techniques of hydrogen production is the dissociation of methane in cold plasma. This work represents the modelling of methane dissociation in radio frequency capacitively coupled plasma by using fluid model, and by considering 21 species (i.e. in total; neutrals, radicals, ions, and electrons) and more than 30 reactions (electronic impact with CH4, neutral-neutral, neutral-ions and surface reactions).


Radiofrequency capacitively coupled plasma Fluid model Methane Hydrogen 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelatif Gadoum
    • 1
    Email author
  • Djilali Benyoucef
    • 1
  • Mohamed Habib Allah Lahoual
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Génie Electrique et Energies RenouvelablesChlef UniversityChlefAlgeria

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