Size of the Pores Created by an Electric Pulse: Microsecond vs Millisecond Pulses

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Modeling studies have revealed that the pulse of nanosecond-duration should create smaller pores than the pulse of micro-millisecond duration. It can be expected, that similar differences should also exist between the pore populations created by the pulses of micro- and millisecond-durations. Here, we compared the size of the pores created by a square-wave electric pulse with the duration of 100 us and 2 ms. For the cells studied, short 100 us-duration pulse created smaller pores than longer 2 ms-duration pulse

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Nanotechnology 2010: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy
Published: June 21, 2010
Pages: 226 - 229
Industry sector: Medical & Biotech
Topics: Biomaterials
ISBN: 978-1-4398-3415-2