Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Effect of millimeter-wave irradiation on growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae med./bio.

Published in: IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 1986; 33 (11): 993-999

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate the effects of millimeter wave exposure on the growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 41.65–41.789 GHz
Exposure duration: continuously for 4h
  • power: 20 mW (+/- 0.5mW)

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 41.65–41.789 GHz
Exposure duration continuously for 4h
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power 20 mW - measured - +/- 0.5mW

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • during exposure
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

No statistically significant differences in the growth rate were found at any of the selected frequencies.

Study character:

Study funded by

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