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Title: Indicative SAR levels due to an active mobile phone in a front trouser pocket in proximity to common metallic objects
Authors: Whittow, W.G.
Panagamuwa, C.J.
Edwards, R.M.
Ma, Lei
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: © Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: WHITTOW, W. G. ... et al, 2008. Indicative SAR levels due to an active mobile phone in a front trouser pocket in proximity to common metallic objects. 2008 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, Loughborough, UK, 17-18 March, pp. 149-152
Abstract: This paper investigates Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) in the human body with a realistic mobile phone source positioned in a ‘front trouser pocket’ of a truncated male heterogeneous anatomical body model. A Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) code was used to analyse the SAR in the body in the mobile communication frequency range 0.9 to 4GHz. Realistic everyday metallic objects, including a coin, a ring and a zip were added to the model. These objects increased the SAR in the body at different frequencies. The cumulative effect of the three objects generally increased the SAR in the waist section over the frequency range considered.
Description: This is a conference paper [© 2008 IEEE]. It is also available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/ Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3340
ISBN: 9781424418947
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering)

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