High-Voltage Pulse Source for Cell Electroporation

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 644)


Electroporation is a experimental non-thermal technique for treatment of tumors. The principle of the method lies in delivering of short high-voltage pulses into the treated tissue. The article is focused on development and test process of impulse power source for these purposes. At first, the property of electroporation device is defined and construction variants are discussed. Next, the used topology of power stage and control circuits is presented. Finally, the power source is tested and measured waveforms are presented.


Impulse power source High voltage transformer NanoKnife Electroporation 



This research work has been carried out in the Centre for Research and Utilization of Renewable Energy (CVVOZE). Authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic under NPU I programme (Project No. LO1210).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Power Electrical and Electronic EngineeringFEEC BUTBrnoCzech Republic

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