Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basics


  • Sverre Grimnes, Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Orjan Martinsen, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway

Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basics is unique in providing all the information needed to follow the interdisciplinary subjects of bioimpedance and bioelectricity without having to be a graduate student in the relevant fields. For the first time, one book offers the broadest possible introduction to all use and effects of electrical fields in tissue, dealing with the most basic chemical and physical functions of life. Very few books have covered the dielectric and electrochemical side of the subject, despite its importance; Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basics does. It also includes the electrical engineering concepts of network theory and the complex math needed. Up to now, there has been work done by physicists and engineers on one side, doctors and biologists on the other, this book fills the gap, providing the knowledge for both groups.
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Graduate-level students, researchers and practitioners in physics, biophysics, instrumentation, and biomedical engineering.


Book information

  • Published: March 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-303260-7

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Electrolytics. Dielectrics. Electrical properties of tissue. Geometrical analysis. Instrumentation and measurement. Data and models. Selected applications. History of bioimpedance and bioelectricity. Appendix. References and further reading. Index.