Cold Plasma in Food and Agriculture: Fundamentals and Applications is an essential reference offering a broad perspective on a new, exciting, and growing field for the food industry. Written for researchers, industry personnel, and students interested in nonthermal food technology, this reference will lay the groundwork of plasma physics, chemistry, and technology, and their biological applications.
Food scientists and food engineers interested in understanding the theory and application of nonthermal plasma for food will find this book valuable because it provides a roadmap for future developments in this emerging field. This reference is also useful for biologists, chemists, and physicists who wish to understand the fundamentals of plasma physics, chemistry, and technology and their biological interactions through applying novel plasma sources to food and other sensitive biomaterials.
- Examines the topic of cold plasma technology for food applications
- Demonstrates state-of-the-art developments in plasma technology and potential solutions to improve food safety and quality
- Presents a solid introduction for readers on the topics of plasma physics and chemistry that are required to understand biological applications for foods
- Serves as a roadmap for future developments for food scientists, food engineers, and biologists, chemists, and physicists working in this emerging field