Millimeter wave propagation through a chiral medium model of human trunk

  • Yan Yi
  • Dong Shuyi
  • Huang Jiying


That millimeter wave propagation through a chiral medium of human trunk has been discussed by obtaining the electromagnetic filed, absorbent power, specific absorption rate, temperature field and their distribution in a human trunk model with plane strati calate homogeneous tissues under a normal incidence plane wave. The chiral medium is described electromagnetically by the constitutive relationsD=εE+εβB andB=μH+μβE. The constantsε, μ andβ ate real and have values that are fixed by the size, the shape, and the spatial distribution of the elements that collectively compose the medium. Also, the principle of thermal therapeutics for millimeter wave is discussed preliminaryly.

Key words

Millimeter wave chiral medium biology effect thermal therapeutics 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yan Yi
    • 1
  • Dong Shuyi
    • 1
  • Huang Jiying
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsXi'dian UniversityXi'anPeople's Republic of China

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