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Calibration of skin hydration measurements

  • Ørjan G. Martinsen
  • Sverre Grimnes
  • J.K. Nilsen
  • C. Tronstad
  • W. Jang
  • H. Kim
  • K. Shin
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 17)

Abstract

A novel method for in vitro calibration of skin hydration measurements is presented. The method combines gravimetric and electrical measurements and reveals an exponential dependency of measured electrical susceptance to absolute water content in the epidermal stratum corneum.

Keywords

Stratum Corneum Skin Sample Dynamic Vapour Sorption Absolute Water Content Deep Skin Layer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ørjan G. Martinsen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sverre Grimnes
    • 1
    • 2
  • J.K. Nilsen
    • 1
  • C. Tronstad
    • 2
  • W. Jang
    • 3
  • H. Kim
    • 3
  • K. Shin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway
  2. 2.Department of Clinical and Biomedical EngineeringRikshospitaletOsloNorway
  3. 3.Samsung Advanced Institute of TechnologySeoulKorea, Democratic People's Republic of

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