publication . Article . 2009

SAR calculation using FDTD simulations

Ferro, Francisco Nabais; Pinto, Guilherme Taveira; Pinho, Pedro;
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  • Published: 01 May 2009
  • Publisher: Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
  • Country: Portugal
The main intend of this work, is to determinate the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) on human head tissues exposed to radiation caused by sources of 900 and 1800MHz, since those are the typical frequencies for mobile communications systems nowadays. In order to determinate the SAR, has been used the FDTD (Finite Difference Time Domain), which is a numeric method in time domain, obtained from the Maxwell equations in differential mode. In order to do this, a computational model from the human head in two dimensions made with cells of the smallest possible size was implemented, respecting the limits from computational processing. It was possible to verify the very g...
free text keywords: FDTD, SAR
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