TECHNICAL PAPERS: Fluids/Heat/Transport

Thermodynamic Nonequilibrium Phase Change Behavior and Thermal Properties of Biological Solutions for Cryobiology Applications

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Bumsoo Han

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

John C. Bischof

Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Urologic Surgery and Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

J Biomech Eng 126(2), 196-203 (May 04, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1688778 History: Received August 28, 2003; Revised October 31, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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DSC thermogram and cryomicroscopy images during freezing/thawing 10×PBS (a) DSC thermogram; (b) after pre-nucleation (Point I); (c) after ice crystal growth but before eutectic formation (Point II); (d) after supercooled eutectic formation (Point III)
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DSC thermograms of 1×PBS with chemical additives (a) during freezing; (b) during thawing
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Specific heat of biological solutions (a) water and PBS; (b) 1×PBS+glycerol
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Latent heat absorption patterns of biological solutions (a) PBS; (b) 1×PBS+glycerol




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