Broadening of the Spectral Atomic Lines Analysis in High Density Argon Corona Plasma by Using Voigt Profile

Studies of spectrum emission from high density argon plasma corona has been done. The analysis of the boardening of spectral atomic lines of Ar-I profile has been curried out by using an empirical approximation based on a Voigt profile. Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of the spectral-lines of 763.5 nm has been determined from atmospheric pressure until liquid state.

The study liquid argon was curried out in a variation of temperature from¬†87.5 K to 151.2 K and hydrostatics pressure from 2.1 MPa to 6.4 MPa. These pressure gives¬†the densities N‚ąě (i.e. density very far from ionization zone) a variation from 1.08 1022 to 2.11¬†1022 cm-3. FWHM of Voigt approximation (Wv) of the line 763,5 nm of ‘Ar I for: the¬†emission lamp very low pressure (Wv = 0,160 nm) and our corona discharge at a pressure of¬†3,5 MPa ( Wv = 0,67 nm) and at a pressure of 9,5 MPa (Wv = 1,16 nm).

In gas, corona plasma has been generated from 0.1 MPa to 9.5 MPa. We found that the broadening spectral line increase by increasing densities both for . the spectral-lines of 763.5 nm and 696.5 nm. We concluded that broadening of spectrum cause of Van der Waals force.