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The Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP) is the largest non-university institute in the field of low temperature plasmas, their basics and technical applications in Europe. The institute carries out research and development from idea to prototype. The topics focus on the needs of the market. At present, plasmas for materials and energy as well as for environment and health are the focus of interest.

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Combination method for cleaning, decontamination, disinfection and sterilization of objects

The invention relates to a process of treating objects, particularly of cleaning and decontaminating or disinfecting or sterilizing objects. A plasma processed gas (PPG) is provided, and by contacting this plasma processed gas (PPG) with a liquid, a sterilizing gas and a sterilizing liquid are generated. The objects to be treated are contacted with the sterilizing liquid in a first treatment step and with a treatment gas in a second treatment step, wherein the treatment gas can be the sterilizing gas or the plasma processed gas (PPG). The invention further relates to a device for the cleaning and decontamination or disinfection or sterilization of objects.

Figure 1 of the Patent Specification.
Figure 1 shows a diagram of the device.

Patent Info
Patent Family
Patent OfficePatent NumberFiledDate of PatentLegal Status
EPEP3146983B122.09.201518.11.2020granted (active in Germany, Switzerland, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands)
Device Info
Plasma Source Application