Analysis of Electromagnetic Radiation Effect on Layered Human Head Model

  • Lanlan Ping
  • Dongsheng Wu
  • Hong Lv
  • Jinhua Peng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


This paper deal with interaction of electromagnetic wave with the human body by using the algorithm of Frequency-Dependent Finite-Difference Time-Domain method ((FD)2 TD method). The detailed algorithms of (FD)2 TD method are presented in this paper when the electromagnetic wave propagates in dispersive medium. Thereby a similar three tiers spherical model of 2-D human head is built which from outside to inside is divided into the skin layer, the bone layer and the brain layer. And more, the distribution of specific absorption rate (SAR) is utilized to analyze the effect of the electromagnetic wave on the human head at 900 MHz job-frequency point. Compared with the usual international safe standards, the simulation results are below the safe standard when human head exposure to electromagnetic radiation in a short time.


(FD)2TD method Dispersive medium Human head SAR Electromagnetic radiation 



Our work is supported by Anhui Colleges and Universities Natural Scientific Research Project (grant No. KJ2011A060), National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant No. 61071001), Doctor/Master Scientific Research Launch Projects, Special Foundation for Young Scientific Research of Anhui Jianzhu University 2011 (grant No. 2011183-13).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lanlan Ping
    • 1
  • Dongsheng Wu
    • 1
  • Hong Lv
    • 1
  • Jinhua Peng
    • 1
  1. 1.School of E&IEAnHui JianZhu UniversityHefeiChina

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