Articles by Minh-Chau Huynh and Warren Stutzman, Virginia Tech Antenna Group

A Review of Radiation Effects on Human Operators of Hand-held Radios

This article presents a review of biological effects of radio frequency radiation, and radiation safety and regulations. The interaction between handset antennas and biological tissues, quantified by the specific absorption rate (SAR), is explained.
There has been a dramatic increase in the worldwide use of radio frequency (RF) technologies in the last two decades, especially in personal communications. In fact, since the introduction of commercial systems in 1983, cellular telephone service has been one of the fastest growing segments of the US telecommunications...
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