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Table 1 Thermal and electric properties of the materials.

From: Effect of variable heat transfer coefficient on tissue temperature next to a large vessel during radiofrequency tumor ablation

Finite element region Material ρ(kg*m-3) c(J*kg-1*K-1) k(W*m-1*K-1) σ(S*m-1)
Electrode Nickel-Titanium 6450 840 18 1.108
Trocar Stainless steel 21500 132 71 4.106
Insulated trocar Polyurethane 70 1045 0.026 1.10-5
Tissue Blood 1000 4180 0.543 0.667
Tissue Liver 1060 3600 0.512 0.333