Some Electrical and Structural Properties of Lipid-Water Systems

  • Ingemar Lundström
Part of the Nobel Foundation Symposia book series (NOFS, volume 34)


The rather general title of this paper hides the results of some experiments which have been performed at our laboratory during the last two years. I will describe measurements of the lateral conductivity of a lamellar lipid-water system and relate these results to Raman spectroscopic studies on the same system. Furthermore I will discuss inelastic light scattering experiments on mono-molecular lipid films on water. All these experiments appear to yield new information on biologically interesting properties of lipid-water systems.


Capillary Wave Gold Wire Lateral Conductivity Water Layer Thickness Swedish Natural Science Research Council 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingemar Lundström
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  1. 1.Research Laboratory of ElectronicsChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden

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