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Ear prosthesis evaluation: specific absorption rate levels in the head due to different angles and frequencies of electromagnetic exposure

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posted on 25.02.2015, 10:21 authored by Mohd H. Mat, M.F.A. Malek, William WhittowWilliam Whittow, Richard BibbRichard Bibb
This study presents a numerical analysis of the specific absorption rate in a head model exposed to electromagnetic fields when a real implant-retained prosthetic ear is attached to the side of the head. A set of dipole antennas operating at 900, 1800 and 2100 MHz were rotated to investigate the effect of frequency and polarisation. The maximum average 1 and 10 g specific absorption rates (SAR) have been presented to show the relative enhancement factor of the implant. A comparison of the mass-averaged SAR in the head with the implanted ear prosthesis shows that the 1 g SAR is doubled at 900 and 1800 MHz with different polarisations.

Funding

This work was supported by Ministry of Education Malaysia.

History

School

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Published in

Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications

Citation

MAT, M.H. ... et al., 2015. Ear prosthesis evaluation: specific absorption rate levels in the head due to different angles and frequencies of electromagnetic exposure. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 29(4), pp.514-524.

Publisher

© Taylor and Francis Ltd.

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2015

Notes

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications on 21 Jan 2015, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/09205071.2014.1003982

ISSN

0920-5071

eISSN

1569-3937

Language

en