High frequency and low concentration – limitation for impedance measurements

  • U. Pliquett
  • T. Nacke
  • K. Schoenbach
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 17)


The feasibility of impedance measurement as tool for detecting changes in plasma membranes is well accepted. Especially the changes due to electrical treatment of cells are easy detectable. It was postulated, that the impedance at higher frequency reveals the influence of electrical treatment on organelles like mitochondria.


Impedance Measurement Jurkat Cell Time Domain Reflectometry Suspension Medium Complex Dielectric Constant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Pliquett
    • 1
  • T. Nacke
    • 1
  • K. Schoenbach
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Bioprozess- und Analysenmesstechnik e.V.Heilbad HeiligenstadtGermany
  2. 2.Frank Reidy Research Center for BioelectricsOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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