Theory of Resonant Effects of RF and MW Energy

  • Friedemann Kaiser
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 49)


The absorption of non-ionizing electro-magnetic radiation is predominantly determined by the bulk dielectric properties (bulk complex permittivity ε(ω) and bulk attenuation function α(ω)) of the irradiated system. Since water represents a most important constituent of biological systems, microwaves, and particularly millimeter waves, are strongly absorbed in these systems.


Free Oscillation Stable Focus Large Amplitude Oscillation Steady State Amplitude Resonant Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Friedemann Kaiser
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  1. 1.3. Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgart - 80Germany

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