Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Investigation of brain potentials in sleeping humans exposed to the electromagnetic field of mobile phones. med./bio.

Published in: Crit Rev Biomed Eng 2001; 29 (1): 125-133

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate 8-hour EEG tracings of sleeping humans exposed to the electromagnetic field of a GSM-standard mobile phone.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1:
Modulation type: pulsed
Exposure duration: continuous for 8 h

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Exposure duration continuous for 8 h
Modulation type pulsed
Additional info


Exposure setup
Exposure source
Additional info Test persons were exposed to "simulated (sham) and actual EMF of a mobile phone" in random order in two runs of experiments.

No parameters are specified for this exposure.

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

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

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The electromagnetic field of a mobile phone affects the sleep structure and reduces slow-wave and REM (rapid eye movement)-stage sleep percentage.

Study character:

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