Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

J. P. Trelles, “Viewpoint on ‘A collisional-radiative model of iron vapour in a thermal arc plasma’ by M Baeva, D Uhrlandt and A B Murphy (2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 22LT02)”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2017), Vol. 50, 431001 , Vol. 50, 431001. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa8ac8

C. Chazelas, J. P. Trelles, I. Choquet, A. Vardelle, “Main issues for a fully predictive plasma spray torch model and numerical considerations”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing (2017) , Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 627-651. DOI: 10.1007/s11090-017-9808-8

C. Chazelas, J. P. Trelles, A. Vardelle, “The main issues to address in modeling plasma spray torch operation”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (2016), Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 3-11. . DOI: 10.1007/s11666-016-0500-y

S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, J. P. Trelles, “Solar photo-thermochemical reactor design for carbon dioxide processing”, Solar Energy (2017), Vol. 142. pp. 253–266. DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2016.12.031

A. Vardelle, C. Moreau, J. Akedo, H. Ashrafizadeh, C. C. Berndt, J. Oberste Berghaus, M. Boulos, J. Brogan, A. C. Bourtsalas, A. Dolatabadi, M. Dorfman, T. J. Eden, P. Fauchais, G. Fisher, F. Gaertner, M. Gindrat, R. Henne, M. Hyland, E. Irissou, E. H. Jordan, K. A. Khor, A. Killinger, Y.-C. Lau, C.-J. Li, L. Li, J. Longtin, N. Markocsan, P. J. Masset, Jiri Matejicek, G. Mauer, A. McDonald, J. Mostaghimi, S. Sampath, G. Schiller, K. Shinoda, M. F. Smith, A. Ansar Syed, N. J. Themelis, F.-L. Toma, J. P. Trelles, R. Vassen, P. Vuoristo, “The 2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (2016), Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 1376–144. DOI: 10.1007/s11666-016-0473-x

J. P. Trelles, “Finite Element Methods for Arc Discharge Simulation”, Plasma Processes and Polymers (2016), Vol. 14, No. 1-2, 1600092.  DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201600092

Invited contribution to the special issue on ‘Plasma modeling’

J. P. Trelles, Pattern Formation and Self-Organization in Plasmas interacting with Surfaces, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2016), Vol. 49, No. 39, 393002. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/39/393002 (Preprint)

Invited topical review

S. M. Modir Khazeni and J. P. Trelles, Algebraic Approximation of Sub-Grid Scales for the Variational Multiscale Modeling of Transport Problems, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2016) No. 306, pp. 276-298.DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2016.03.041 (Preprint)

M. Gautier, V. Rohani, L. Fulcheri, J. P. Trelles, “Influence of Temperature and Pressure on Carbon Black Size Distribution during Allothermal Cracking of Methane”, Aerosol Science and Technology (2016), Vol. 50, No. 1, 26-40.DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1123214 (Preprint)

R. O. Castro, J. P. Trelles, “Spatial-Angular Finite Element Method for Radiative Transfer in Participating Media”, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (2015) Vol. 157, pp. 81-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.02.008 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, S. M. Modir Khazeni, “Variational Multiscale Method for Nonequilibrium Plasma Flows”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2014) No. 282, pp. 87-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2014.09.001 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, “Electrode Patterns in Arc Discharge Simulations: Effect of Anode Cooling”, Plasma Sources Science and Technology (2014), Vol. 23, No. 5, 054002. DOI: 10.1088/0963-0252/23/5/054002 (Preprint)

Invited to the special issue on ‘Spots and patterns on electrodes of gas discharges’

J. P. Trelles, “Identification of Coherent Flow Structures in Non-Equilibrium Plasmas”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2014), Vol. 42, No. 10, pp. 2852-2853. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2345063 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, “Computational Study of Flow Dynamics from a DC Arc Plasma Jet”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2013) Vol. 46, No. 25, 255201. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/46/25/255201 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, “Formation of Self-Organized Anode Patterns in Arc Discharge Simulations”, Plasma Sources Science and Technology (2013) Vol. 22, 025017. DOI: 10.1088/0963-0252/22/2/025017 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, “Non-Equilibrium Thermal Plasma Jet Impinging on a Substrate”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2011) Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 2870-2871. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2011.2153879 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, C. Chazelas, A. Vardelle and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Arc Plasma Torch Modeling”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (2009) Vol. 18, No. 5/6, pp. 728-752. DOI: 10.1007/s11666-009-9342-1 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Thermal Non-Equilibrium Simulation of an Arc Plasma Jet”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2008) Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1026-1027. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2008.922422 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, J. V. R. Heberlein, and E. Pfender, “The Reattachment Process in Non-Equilibrium Arc Simulations”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2008) Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1024-1025. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2008.922420 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Non-Equilibrium Modeling of Arc Plasma Torches”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2007) Vol. 40, pp. 5937-5952. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/40/19/024 (Preprint)

Research Highlight of the Articles Published in 2007

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Modeling of the Arc Reattachment Process in Plasma Torches”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2007) Vol. 40, pp. 5635-5648. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/40/18/019 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Simulation Results of Arc Behavior in Different Plasma Spray Torches”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (2006) Vol. 15, pp. 563-569. DOI: 10.1361/105996306X147252 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Multiscale Finite Element Modeling of Arc Dynamics in a DC Plasma Torch”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing (2006) Vol. 26, pp. 557-575. DOI: 10.1007/s11090-006-9023-5 (Preprint)

J. P. Trelles and J. J. Duffy, “Numerical Simulation of Porous Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage for Thermoelectric Cooling”, Applied Thermal Engineering (2003) Vol. 23, pp. 1647-1664. DOI: 10.1016/S1359-4311(03)00108-X (Preprint)

 

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

J. P. Trelles, “Advances and Challenges in Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Plasma Flows”, 15th International High-Tech Plasma Processes Conference (HTPP15), Toulouse, France, July 2 – 6, 2018.

Plenary speaker presentation

S. Mohsenian, J. P. Trelles, “Microwave Plasma Reactor for Atmospheric-Pressure Carbon Dioxide Decomposition”, 15th International High-Tech Plasma Processes Conference (HTPP15), Toulouse, France, July 2 – 6, 2018.

V. G. Bhigamudre, J. P. Trelles, “Thermodynamic Nonequilibrium Effects in the Arc in Crossflow”, 15th International High-Tech Plasma Processes Conference (HTPP15), Toulouse, France, July 2 – 6, 2018.

J. P. Trelles, “Nonequilibrium Plasma Flows Simulations: Kinetics, Patterns, and Turbulence”, 10th International Symposium on Advanced Plasma Science and its Applications for Nitrides and Nanomaterials / 11th International Conference on Plasma-Nano Technology & Science, Meijo University, Aichi, Japan, March 4 – 8, 2018.

Invited speaker presentation

S. M. Modir Khazeni, V. G, Bhigamudre, J. P. Trelles, “Stability and Turbulence in Nonequilibrium Plasma Flow Simulations”, 10th International Symposium on Advanced Plasma Science and its Applications for Nitrides and Nanomaterials / 11th International Conference on Plasma-Nano Technology & Science, Meijo University, Aichi, Japan, March 4 – 8, 2018.

D. Nagassou, S. Mohsenian, R. Elahi, J. P. Trelles, “On the Potential for Enhancement of Solar Thermochemical Synthesis Processes by Nonequilibrium Plasma”, Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2017 AIChE Annual Meeting) - Symposium on Solar Power and Chemical Systems in Honor of Prof. Edward A. Fletcher, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2017.

S. Bhatta, J. P. Trelles, “Reactor Design and Evaluation for the Solar Photo-Thermochemical Processing of Carbon Dioxide and Methane”, Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2017 AIChE Annual Meeting) - Symposium on Solar Power and Chemical Systems in Honor of Prof. Edward A. Fletcher, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2017.

S. M. Modir Khazeni, J. P. Trelles, “Simulation of the Turbulent Flow from a Non-Transferred Arc Plasma Torch”, 23rd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 23), Montreal, Canada, July 30 – Aug. 4, 2017.

V. G. Bhigamudre, J. P. Trelles, “Thermodynamic Nonequilibrium Simulation of an Arc in Crossflow”, 23rd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 23), Montreal, Canada, July 30 – Aug. 4, 2017.

J. P. Trelles, “Advances and Challenges in Fluid Flow Models of Low-Temperature Plasmas”, Special Session at: International Conference on Plasma Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG 2017), Estoril/Lisbon, Portugal, July 9 – 14, 2017.

Invited special session

S. M. Modir Khazeni, J. P. Trelles, “Coarse-Grained Simulation Method for Turbulent Nonequilibrium Plasma Flows”, International Conference on Plasma Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG 2017), Estoril/Lisbon, Portugal, July 9 – 14, 2017.

V. G. Bhigamudre, J. P. Trelles, “Variational Multiscale Finite Element Simulation of a Nonequilibrium Atmospheric-Pressure Arc in Crossflow”, IEEE 44th International Conference on Plasma Science, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, May 21 – 25, 201.

J. P. Trelles, “Modeling and Simulation of Nonequilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Flows”, American Vacuum Society AVS 63rd International Symposium & Exhibition, Nashville, TN, November 6-11, 2016.

Invited speaker presentation

S. M. Modir Khazeni, J. P. Trelles, “Preliminary Results of a Consistent and Complete Approach for the Coarse-Grained Simulation of Turbulent Nonequilibrium Plasmas”, Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, Andover, NH, July 24-29, 2016.

C. Chazelas, A. Vardelle, J. P. Trelles, “The main issues to address in modeling plasma spray torch operation”, 2016 International Thermal Spray Conference (ITSC 2016), Shanghai, China, May 10 - 12, 2016.

S. M. Modir Khazeni, J. P. Trelles, “Towards a Comprehensive Modelling and Simulation Approach for Turbulent Nonequilibrium Plasma Flows”, 22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 22), Antwerp, Belgium, July 5 - 10, 2015. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Simulation of Anode Pattern Formation in Arc Discharges”, 22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 22), Antwerp, Belgium, July 5 - 10, 2015. (PDF)

M. Gautier, J. P. Trelles, V. Rohani, L. Fulcheri, “Computational Study of Carbon Nanoparticle Formation during Thermal Decomposition of Methane”, 22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 22), Antwerp, Belgium, July 5 - 10, 2015. (PDF)

S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, J. P. Trelles, “Direct Receiver-Reactor for Solar Photo-Thermochemical Processing”, 2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference, ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, San Diego, California, June 28 -July 2, 2015. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Capturing Pattern Formation in Plasma Flow Simulations”, Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, Smithfield, RI, July 27-August 1, 2014. (PDF)

R. O. Castro, J. P. Trelles, “Analysis of Radiative Heat Transfer in Parabolic Solar Concentrators using a Spatial-Angular Finite Element Method”, ASME 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Boston, Massachusetts, June 30-July 2, 2014. (PDF)

S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, J. P. Trelles, “High-Flux Solar Simulator and Solar Photo-Thermal Reactor: Design and Analysis”, ASME 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Boston, Massachusetts, June 30-July 2, 2014. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Emergence of Self-Organized Patterns in Arc Discharges by Anode Cooling”, IEEE 41st International Conference on Plasma Science, Washington DC, May 25-29, 2014. (PDF)

Invited Oral Presentation

J. P. Trelles, “Simulating the Spontaneous Formation of Self-Organized Anode Spot Patterns in Arc Discharges”, APS 66th Gaseous Electronics Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, September 30 - October 4, 2013. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Flow Dynamics from a Nonequilibrium Atmospheric-Pressure Arc Discharge Jet”, APS 66th Gaseous Electronics Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, September 30 - October 4, 2013. (PDF)

R. A. Arakoni, J. P. Trelles, D. Kim, M. Khabibullin, S. Nikonov, and D. Zierath, “Feature-Scale Modeling of Diffusion Barrier and Metal Seed Physical Vapor Deposition Processes”, AVS 58th International Symposium & Exhibition, October 30 – November 4, 2011. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles and S. S. Liao, “Fluid Flow Effects in ALD for Semiconductor Manufacturing”, 11th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 26-29, 2011, Proceedings p. 84. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Three-Dimensional Time-Dependent Non-Equilibrium Modeling of Arc and Jet Dynamics in DC Plasma Torches”, IEEE 35th International Conference on Plasma Science, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 15-19, 2008. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Comparison Between Non-Equilibrium and Equilibrium Modeling Results of an Arc Plasma Torch”, American Physical Society (APS) 60th Gaseous Electronics Conference, Arlington, Virginia, October 2-5, 2007, Proceedings p.6. Student Excellence Award Finalist (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Finite Element Modeling of the Arc Reattachment Process in DC Plasma Torches”, IEEE Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 17-22, 2007, Proceedings p. 81. (PDF)

J. V. R. Heberlein, J. P. Trelles, D. Outcalt, M. Hallberg, P. Strykowski, E. Pfender, “Control of Fluid Dynamic Instabilities in Plasma Torches – Key to Reproducible Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Spray Coatings”, 10th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 10-15, 2006.

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “3D Finite Element Modeling of Arc and Jet Dynamics in a DC Plasma Torch”, APS 59th Gaseous Electronics Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 10-13, 2006, Proceedings p. 45.

J. P. Trelles, E. Pfender and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Dynamic Arc Behavior in a DC Plasma Torch”, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Traverse City, Michigan, June 4-8, 2006, Proceedings p. 277.

J. P. Trelles and J. V. R. Heberlein, “Simulation Results of Arc Behavior in Different Plasma Spray Torches”, ASM International Thermal Spray Conference & Exposition, Seattle Washington, May 15-18, 2006.

 

Invited Presentations

J. P. Trelles, “Computational Fluid Modeling of Plasma Flows: Advances and Challenges”, High Temperature and Plasma Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Oct. 30, 2017.

J. P. Trelles, “Modeling & Simulation of Nonequilibrium Thermal Plasma Flows. Part I: Methodologies and Applications. Part II: Research Frontiers”, State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, School of Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, 710049, Shaanxi, China, March 17 – March 23, 2016.

J. P. Trelles, “Predictive Simulation of Pattern Formation and Self-Organization in Plasmas”, Frontiers of Plasma Science Workshops, Online Town Meeting, Self-Organization Subpanel, August 12, 2015.

J. P. Trelles, “ UMass High Performance Computing Day (UMass HPC Day), UMass Darmouth, Darmouth, MA, November 14, 2014”, UMass High Performance Computing Day (UMass HPC Day), UMass Darmouth, Darmouth, MA, November 14, 2014. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Frontiers in Computational Plasma Modeling: Turbulence and Radiation”, Center for Atmospheric Research, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, October 18, 2013. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Multi-Scale Methods for Plasma Simulation”, Center for Atmospheric Research, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, September 28, 2012. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Atomic Layer Deposition in Semiconductor Manufacturing”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Vancouver, WA, November 7, 2011. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Understanding Clean Energy: From Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics to Sustainable Design”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, May 20, 2011.

J. P. Trelles, “Finite Element Modeling of Thermal Plasma Flows”, Process Technology Modeling, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, August 3, 2007. (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Stabilized Finite Element Modeling of Plasma Flow Instabilities”, Computer Science Research Institute (CSRI), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, December 7, 2006 (PDF)

J. P. Trelles, “Service-Learning in Action: The PerUML Project”, Department of Mathematics, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, October 12, 2005. (PDF)