International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Development of a Novel Switched-Mode 2.45 GHz Microwave Multiapplicator Ablation System

Table 3

Properties of muscle tissue at 2.45 GHz frequency.

Property at 37°CValue

Electrical and mechanical properties
Relative permittivity 45.6
Electrical conductivity (S/m)1.97
Thermal conductivity (W/mK)0.564
Specific heat (J/kgK)3400
Density (kg/m3)1050

Blood perfusion properties
Flow coefficient (W/K/m3)2700
Metabolic rate (W/m3)480