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Biological effects of electromagnetic waves

Biological effects of electromagnetic waves

selected papers of the USNC/URSI annual meeting, Boulder, Colorado, October 20-23, 1975

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration, Bureau of Radiological Health, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electromagnetism -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Curtis C. Johnson and Moris L. Shore ; sponsored by U.S. National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science, National Academy of Sciences.
    SeriesHEW publication ; (FDA) 77-8010-8011, DHEW publication ;, no. (FDA) 77-8010-8011.
    ContributionsJohnson, Curtis C., Shore, Moris L., U.S. National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82.2.E43 B56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4691177M
    LC Control Number77602747

    The basic principles which may be used while determining the safe exposure limits are elucidated. It suggests a possible serious interaction between EMF and consolidation phase of the recognition memory processes. Free radicals in the body are eliminated through two pathways. The radon gas that is produced slowly escapes from the ground and gradually seeps into homes and other structures above.

    It presents the collection data found in literature on experimental facts and observations on biological effects of microwaves. However, in these studies, it s stated that a definite correlation can not be established due to the scarcity of leukemia cases and due to the fact that no measurements were performed in leukemia patients on exposure to radiofrequency waves. It includes the basic phenomenon of formation of electromagnetic wave, set of parameters that characterize the electromagnetic waves such as frequency, velocity, wavelength, Electric and magnetic field vectors, relation between the two and the characteristic impedance. The Electroencephalogram EEG measures such kind of electrical signals.

    Biological effects of electromagnetic waves book technique only heats tissues that are good electrical conductors, such as blood vessels and muscle. Forty-eight subjects with a mean age 28 years first underwent a 3 hours of controlled exposure prior to sleep — PM; active or shamfollowed by a full-night polysomnographic recording in a sleep laboratory. The BioInitiative Report is based on an international research and public policy initiative to give an overview of what is known of biological effects that occur at low-intensity electromagnetic fields EMFs exposure. ORT recognition memory was only present during the ITI phase, and it was performed at post natal day 72 with radiation. There have been occasional reports of associations between health problems and presumed exposure to electromagnetic fields, such as reports of prematurity and low birth weight in children of workers in the electronics industry, but these have not been regarded by the scientific community as being necessarily caused by the field exposures as opposed to factors such as exposure to solvents.


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The causality of this association is uncertain. Reported symptoms include headaches, anxiety, suicide and depression, nausea, fatigue and loss of libido. Exposures to higher levels that might be harmful are restricted by national and international guidelines. The main analysis focused on hour magnetic field measurements or calculated fields Biological effects of electromagnetic waves book residences.

However, in the far-field EM radiation which is described by the two source-free Maxwell curl operator equations, a more correct description is that a time-change in one type of field is proportional to a space-change in the Biological effects of electromagnetic waves book.

This chapter is designed in such a fashion that the reader who wants to enter in this field but have forgotten some of the basic concepts of physics related to the microwaves. Lowden et al. Time-of-day effects were evident for the tests on divided, selective attention, and working memory.

UV generated by a welding arc can similarly cause damage to the cornea, known as "arc eye" or welding flash burn, a form of photokeratitis. A quantum theory of the interaction between electromagnetic radiation Biological effects of electromagnetic waves book matter such as electrons is described by the theory of quantum electrodynamics.

Despite the feeling of some people that more research needs to be done, scientific knowledge in this area is now more extensive than for most chemicals. This effect is a response of the skin called erythemawhich is caused by a sufficient strong dose of UV-B.

The authors have done extensive literature survey for this book and cite more than references which may prove helpful for the reader for further studies in this subject. This volume clearly brings out with various case studies, experiments, applications and illustrations on the Biological effects of Electromagnetic Radiations.

Glassblower's cataract is an example of a heat injury that damages the anterior lens capsule among unprotected glass and iron workers. No pronounced power Biological effects of electromagnetic waves book were observed in SWS or for the third hour of scored Stage 2 sleep.

Some sources state that there is no minimum safe distance for exposure to these radiation emissions without adequate eye protection. The first pathway is the non-enzymatic pathway including glutathione, vitamins, carotenoids and flavonoids, while the second pathway relies on the activity of the enzyme, which is the most effective pathway.

Further going ahead, the next paper by Habib Massoudi, Carl H Durney, and Curtis C Johnson shows the calculations of the power absorbed by an ellipsoidal model of man are given for six different orientations of the ellipsoid with respect to the incident plane wave field vectors.

Reviews From the reviews: "This text brings together a series of examinations regarding the effects of electromagnetic fields, with particular reference to mechanism, modelling, biological effects, therapeutic effects, international standards and exposure criteria.

In virtually all ordinary environments, the levels of induced currents inside the body are too small to produce obvious effects. In fact, in reviewing these reports, we find that children absorb up to 60 percent more energy per pound of body weight than adults do. A common misconception is that the E and B fields in electromagnetic radiation are out of phase because a change in one produces the other, and this would produce a phase difference between them as sinusoidal functions as indeed happens in electromagnetic inductionand in the near-field close to antennas.

The federal communications commission begun to check the findings. Together, these fields form a propagating electromagnetic wave, which moves out into space and need never again interact with the source.

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