Wounds as probes of electrical properties of skin
Journal article, 2010

We have built a model where we use a wound as a probe of the dielectric properties of skin. In this way one is able to infer infor- mation about skin dielectric properties in situ. We introduce the notion of a skin electrochemical capacitor. This gives good agreement with recent measurements for the electric potential landscape around a wound. Possible diagnostic consequences are briefly touched upon.


Olov Wahlsten

Chalmers, Applied Physics

Peter Apell

Chalmers, Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Theory

Journal of Electrical Bioimpedance

1891-5469 (eISSN)

Vol. 1 63-

Subject Categories

Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified

Condensed Matter Physics

Areas of Advance

Life Science Engineering

Materials Science

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