Experimental RF and MW Resonant Nonthermal Effects

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


There exist a few experiments which show a resonant response of biological systems to an applied radiofrequency or microwave irradiation. In other words, the effects observed in these cases vary distinctly with small changes of the irradiation frequency. Thus the important experimental question arises whether this resonant behavior is either inherent in the biological system, or whether it only reflects a resonant behavior of the employed irradiation system. Of course the latter is not of any fundamental interest. In this lecture I want to point out some theoretical and experimental criteria to solve this question.


Microwave Irradiation Resonant Behavior Laser Interferometry Microwave Exposure Nonthermal Effect 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Keilmann
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. Germany

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