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Electrical Sizing of Cells in Suspension

  • N. B. Grover
  • S. A. Ben-Sasson
  • J. Naaman

Abstract

The properties of many materials are strongly influenced by particle size, and the size of a living cell is often a reflection of its physiological state. Thus the development by Coulter (1953, 1955) of an electric transducer for detecting the size of a particle suspended in an electrolytic medium was of major importance as it provided for the first time a rapid and convenient approach to particle size analysis on large samples.

Keywords

High Electric Field Dielectric Breakdown Osmotic Fragility Coulter Electronics Hydrodynamic Field 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. B. Grover
    • 1
  • S. A. Ben-Sasson
    • 1
  • J. Naaman
    • 1
  1. 1.The Hubert H. Humphrey Centre for Experimental Medicine and Cancer ResearchThe Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical SchoolJerusalemIsrael

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