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[6, 2011] 

Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol 62, 6 (2011) 349-354 DOI: 10.2478/v10187-011-0055-6

EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD OVER A HUMAN BODY, SAR SIMULATION WITH AND WITHOUT NANOTEXTILE IN THE FREQUENCY RANGE 0.9-1.8 GHz

Boyan TOMOVSKI – Frank GRÄBNER – Axel HUNGSBERG
– Christian KALLMEYER – Mario LINSEL

   Within only the last decade, usage of mobile phones and many other electronic devices with high speed wireless RF connection is rapidly increasing. Modern life requires reliable, quick and high-quality information connections, which explains the widely spreading craze for electronic mobile devices of various types. The vast technological advances we are witnessing in electronics, electro-optics, and computer science have profoundly affected our everyday lives. Meanwhile, safety concerns regarding the biological effects of electromagnetic (EM) radiation have been raised, in particular at a low level of exposure which we everyday experience. A variety of waves and signals have to be considered such as different sine waves, digital signals used in radio, television, mobile phone systems and other information transfer systems. The field around us has become rather complicated and the ``air space’’ is getting more and more dense with RF. The establishing of safety recommendations, law norms and rules augmented by adequate measurements is very important and requires quite an expertise. But as many scientific researches suggest, what we are currently witnessing is very likely to generate a great public danger and a bad influence over the human body. There are many health organisations warning the public for possible development of cancer, mental and physical disorders etc [7,8]. These suggestions are quite serious and should not be neglected by the official bodies and the test laboratories. In the following work, the effects of electromagnetic field over a virtual model of a human head have been simulated in the frequency range from 900 MHz to 1800 MHz (commonly created in the real life by mobile GSM system) with the help of the program MEFiSTo 2D Classic [1]. The created virtual models using the 2D simulation & computation software proved that the use of new high tech nanotextile materials for shielding layers around the human body can reduce the effects of EM fields dramatically if chosen properly according to the area of application.

Keywords: specific absorption rate, SAR testing


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