Use of Microwave Radiometry for Hyperthermia Monitoring and as a Basis for Thermal Dosimetry

  • M. Chive
Part of the Clinical Thermology book series (CLIN THERM)


Microwave radiometry originated in Dicke’s work on atmospheric absorption (1946–1947) [1]. The technique he described has been and still is used in radio astronomy, but it can also be applied to other domains, such as:
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    The study of the propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere

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    The teledetection of resources on earth

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    The recovery af avalanche victims

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    Meteorology, glaciology, and oceanography

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    Missile monitoring

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    More recently, medical applications



Reflection Coefficient Ground Plane Black Body Microstrip Line Microwave Radiometry 
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