By James C. Lin (auth.), James C. Lin (eds.)

Ever because the early 1940's, electromagnetic strength within the nonionizing spectrum has contributed to the improved caliber of lifestyles in quite a few methods. other than their famous roles in communique, leisure, and technological know-how, electromagnetic power has come into broad unfold use in biology and drugs. as well as the meant reasons, those energies have other results which were proven to persuade the existence approaches of residing organisms. it's noteworthy that those energies aren't merely risk free in traditional amounts yet are literally useful for contemporary lifestyles, certainly with no which existence as we all know it'd be very unlikely. the aim of this e-book is to provide a succinct precis of the interplay of electromagnetic fields and waves with organic structures as they're referred to now. the subject material is interdisciplinary and relies totally on shows scheduled for a joint symposium on the XXII common meeting of the overseas Union of Radio technology, held in Tel Aviv, Israel from Tuesday, August 25 to Wednesday, September 2, 1987. The symposium used to be together backed via the Bioelectromagnetics Society in cooperation with the foreign Radiation safety organization. the alternative of subject matters was once made to facilitate the appliance and to stimulate using nonioni zing electromagnetic power in biology and medication, and to extend the notice and to advertise the respect of radiation security through electric engineers and experimental physicists.

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Van de Velde, and B. A. S. n0287 - Bat. P4 Universite des Sciences et Techniques de Lille Flandres Artois 59655 Villeneuve D'Ascq Cedex - France INTRODUCTION Based on the measurement of the electromagnetic thermal noise generated by living tissues, microwave radiometry is a starting point for a non invasive thermometric process in a depth of the subcutaneous tissues of up to several centimeters. Thermological investigations are carried out in order to find ways of defining new processes of interest to medicine and especially for diagnostic methods and for a non invasive thermometric control in hyperthermia.

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