Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Absence of ocular effects after either single or repeated exposure to 10 mW/cm(2) from a 60 GHz CW source. med./bio.

Published in: Bioelectromagnetics 1999; 20 (8): 463-473

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To examine ocular effects associated with exposure to millimeter waves (60 GHz).

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 60 GHz
Modulation type: CW
Exposure duration: single exposure for 8 h
Exposure 2: 60 GHz
Modulation type: CW
Exposure duration: repeated exposure: 5 x 4 h on consecutive days

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 60 GHz
Type
Waveform
Exposure duration single exposure for 8 h
Modulation
Modulation type CW
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Distance between exposed object and exposure source 0.15 m
Additional info One eye was exposed and the other served as control.
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 100 W/m² unspecified measured - -

Exposure 2

Main characteristics
Frequency 60 GHz
Type
Waveform
Exposure duration repeated exposure: 5 x 4 h on consecutive days
Modulation
Modulation type CW
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Distance between exposed object and exposure source 0.15 m
Additional info One eye was exposed and the other served as control.
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 100 W/m² unspecified measured - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

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

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Neither single nor repeated exposure to 10 mW/cm² from a 60 GHz CW source results in any observable ocular changes to the components of the anterior chamber in either the rabbit or nonhuman primate.

Study character:

Study funded by

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