Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology

Bioelectrics

Bioelektrik IHM
Bioelectrics

Scientific focus in Bioelectrics is the interaction of pulsed electric fields (PEF) with biological cells, tissue and organisms. 

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Nanosecond time-resolved measurement of membrane charging

Membrane charging is a necessary condition for subsequent membrane permeabilization.

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Pulsed electric field treatment of microalgae

Microalgae are agreed to be a promising and sustainable future biomass feedstock.

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Electrophysiological analysis of permeabilization processes

Commonly used electrode configurations in treatment chambers for PEF processing do not allow a direct measurement of the field-induced transmembrane voltage.

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Plant stress responses due to ns pulse exposure

Electric field pulses with a short rise time and a duration in the sub-microsecond domain allow for penetration of the electric field inside the cell and for interaction with intracellular organelles.

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Treatment chambers for industrial-scale operation

Industrial applications of pulsed electric field treatment require for long-lifetime and failure-free operation of PEF treatment devices. 

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DiWal

Development of a resource-efficient water management and plant concept for pretreatment and dip coating plants using electro-pulse technology for the decontamination of industrial water and paint.

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