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Title: Effects of metallic semi-rimmed spectacles on SAR in the head from a 900MHz frontal dipole source
Authors: Stergiou, Konstantinos
Panagamuwa, C.J.
Whittow, W.G.
Edwards, R.M.
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Loughborough University / © IEEE
Citation: STERGIOU, K. ... et al, 2009. Effects of metallic semi-rimmed spectacles on SAR in the head from a 900MHz frontal dipole source. IN: 2009 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, 16-17 November 2009, Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough University, UK, pp. 721-724.
Abstract: This paper examines the effects of metallic semirimmed spectacles on the specific absorption rate (SAR) inside the head when illuminated by a frontal dipole source representing a PDA held in front of the face. The frequency considered is 900MHz. Both children’s and adult’s spectacles are investigated using the Loughborough SAM (Specific Anthropomorphic Mannequin) head incorporated into a DASY4 robot measurement system. The spectacles are tested with and without their arms. For comparison, simulations of the SAM head using FDTD have been conducted. Results show children’s semi-rimmed spectacles may be resonant at 900MHz and may have a focusing effect that redistributes the SAR in the head.
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Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/LAPC.2009.5352432
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5728
ISSN: 9781424427208
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