Bioeffects of mobile communications fields: possible mechanisms for cumulative dose

  • W. Ross Adey
Part of the Telecommunications Technology & Applications Series book series (TTAP)


Spectacular developments in radio engineering technology over the past decade have created striking new options in personal communication devices and systems. Through miniaturization born of computer chip technology, there has been a step function increment in device reliability and user convenience. User acceptance of these new technologies has been immediate and worldwide. In the perspective of human health, a population base of millions of daily users are now exposed to RF fields under near-field conditions, with expectations that these newly evolved behavioral patterns will continue on a lifelong basis.


Microwave Field Specific Absorption Rate Magnetic Field Exposure Microwave Exposure Sinusoidal Electric Field 
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