Electromagnetic radiation towards adult human head from 900MHz handheld mobile phone

Mat, D.A.A. and Franky, W.T. and Kipli, K. and Joseph, A. and Sahrani, S. and Lias, K. and Suhaili, S. (2010) Electromagnetic radiation towards adult human head from 900MHz handheld mobile phone. IEEE 9th Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC), 2009. ISSN Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-5531-7

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Abstract

Electromagnetic radiation produce by mobile phone and the relationship with the human's health is not a new issue nowadays. Since the used of mobile phone had increased rapidly over the past few years, people are becoming more concern with their health when dealing with the so-called electromagnetic radiation. This type of radiation would leads to heating of body tissue at specific rate called the thermal radiation. Thermal radiation depends on the frequency of the energy, the power density of the radio frequency field that strikes the body and the polarization of wave. This paper will discuss on the result collected from the thermal radiation generated by handheld mobile phone with frequency of 900 MHz towards adult human head. The analysis is conducted in a laboratory with average of 45 minutes talking hour with two different types of mobile phone, internal and external antenna. The results show an increased of heat especially at the place near the ear skull after 45 minutes of operation. When comparing both different types of mobile phone, mobile phone with external antenna produce more heat compared to mobile phone with internal antenna.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: thermal radiation, electromagnetic, mobile phone, human head, internal and external antenna, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 06:52
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 06:52
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17805

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