Advances in Optical Technologies / 2008 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Ultrashort Laser Pulse Heating of Nanoparticles: Comparison of Theoretical Approaches

Table 2

Thermophysical characteristics of the gold particle and surrounding biological tissue.

MaterialSpecific heat Interval of T (K)Thermal conductivity μ0 (W/m K)Thermal diffusivity

Gold129273–373318

Water 273–373

Human prostate37403100.529
Blood3645–3897273–3730.48–0.6
Fat2975273–3730.185–0.233
Tumor31603100.561
Skin273–3730.210–0.410

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