By Valerica Raicu, Yuri Feldman

ISBN-10: 0199686513

ISBN-13: 9780199686513

The research of dielectric houses of organic platforms and their elements is critical not just for basic clinical wisdom but additionally for its purposes in medication, biology, and biotechnology. The linked process - referred to as dielectric spectroscopy - has enabled researchers to quick and safely collect time- or frequency-spectra of permittivity and conductivity and accepted the derivation and trying out of real looking electric versions for cells and organelles. this article covers the theoretical foundation and functional facets of the learn of dielectric houses of organic platforms, corresponding to water, electrolyte and polyelectrolytes, suggestions of organic macromolecules, cells suspensions and mobile structures. The authors' mixed efforts supply a accomplished and cohesive e-book that takes benefit of the services of a number of scientists keen on state of the art study within the particular sub-fields of bio-dielectric spectroscopy whereas retaining its self-consistency via a number of discussions.

The first six chapters hide theoretical, methodological and experimental facets of rest and dispersion in organic dielectrics at molecular, mobile and mobile combination point. purposes are provided within the following chapters that are equipped within the order of elevated complexity, starting with natural water, amino acids and proteins, carrying on with with vesicles and easy cells reminiscent of erythrocytes, after which with extra advanced, organelle-containing cells and mobile aggregates. as a result of its huge assurance, the textual content might be used as a reference publication by way of researchers, and as a textbook for upper-level undergraduate sessions and graduate periods in (bio) physics, scientific physics, quantitative biology, and engineering.

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