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Tests extremely low frequency magnetic field exposures from power distributing systems. The setup is based on two 4-coil systems that are blindly excited by a fully computer-controlled signal unit.

sXcELF in vitro exposure system


Exposure setup (placed inside incubator) 30 × 55 × 55 cm (d × w × h)
  Signal tower (beside incubator) 60 × 50 × 40 cm (d × w × h)

 Cell Cultures

Cell type cell monolayer or other configurations
  Cell preparation Petri dishes, multi-wells or flasks with diameters of up to 10 cm
  Loading volume for Petri dishes 10 × 10 × 20 cm³


B-field dynamic range 0.02 – 3.6 mTrms
  B-field frequency range 3 – 1250 Hz
  B-field waveform sinusoidal
power line worst case (harmonics up to 1250 Hz)
any waveform with 64000 points
  Intermittent exposure arbitrary on/off cycles with 10 s temporal resolution

 Dosimetric Key

Nonuniformity of the B-field distribution 1%
  Induced E-fields provided to user (dependent on exposure)
  Artifact characterization sham isolation > 43dB
parasitic incident E-fields < 1V/m
vibrations < 0.1 m/s²
no temperature differences for exposure and sham

 Exposure and
 Environmental Control

· full software control of the exposure with self-detection of malfunctions
· sham-sham and open exposure protocols
· blinded exposure protocols
· current monitoring and feedback regulation
· air temperature monitoring by Pt100 probes
· monitoring of fan driving currents
· data logging every 10 s

The complete bundle includes the coil chambers, signal tower, PC with controlling software, and a suitable CO2 incubator. Also included is installation of the setup at the target laboratory as well as personnel training sessions. Pricing and detailed specifications available on request.

For more information please contact us: customized@itis.swiss.