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Measurements on Modern Wireless Communication Technologies and Estimation of Human Exposure

  • Dimitrios Stratakis
  • Andreas Miaoudakis
  • Evangelos Pallis
  • Traianos Yioultsis
  • Thomas Xenos
  • George Mastorakis
  • Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis
Part of the Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies book series (MOST, volume 3)

Abstract

The evolution of wireless networking technologies in recent years leads to a faster, safer and more efficient knowledge transfer with the demand of growing up the volume of information handled. The ultimate aim of improving the living standards of citizens, requires a new foundation to evaluate and improve the existing to the present relevant measurement techniques and possibly the introduction of new ones. Also, new wireless information propagation models have to be proposed in the future and the old models have to be evaluated and modified for their improvement. This will be achieved by conducting reliable measurements and experimental tests. A key element of such measurements is the estimation of the present uncertainty. In this context, the purpose of this chapter is to study how the electromagnetic fields generated by modern wireless communication base stations can be measured and evaluated in terms of exposure.

Keywords

Channel power method electromagnetic field measurements electromagnetic field exposure reference levels spectrum analyser 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Stratakis
    • 1
  • Andreas Miaoudakis
    • 1
  • Evangelos Pallis
    • 1
  • Traianos Yioultsis
    • 2
  • Thomas Xenos
    • 2
  • George Mastorakis
    • 3
  • Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Informatics EngineeringTechnological Educational Institute of CreteCreteGreece
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of Business AdministrationTechnological Educational Institute of CreteCreteGreece
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of NicosiaEngomi, NicosiaCyprus

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