Accession Number : AD0656736

Title :   NON-THERMAL EFFECTS OF ALTERNATING ELECTRICAL FIELDS ON BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. for 1 Jan 66-31 Dec 66,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA

Personal Author(s) : Schwan,Herman P. ; Sher,Lawrence D.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The objective of the study was to investigate experimentally and theoretically non-thermal (and some thermal) effects of alternating electrical fields on biological structures. A theoretical investigation into electrical means for the rapid thawing of frozen blood was also initiated.

Descriptors :   (*BLOOD, FREEZING), MELTING, CONTAINERS, PLASTICS, THICKNESS, STORAGE, DIELECTRIC PROPERTIES, RELAXATION TIME, MELTING, ERYTHROCYTES, ELECTRIC FIELDS

Subject Categories : Biochemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE