Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Evaluation of pulsed microwave influence on isolated hearts. med./bio.

Published in: IEEE Trans Microw Theory Tech 1996; 44 (10): 1935-1941

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To analyze the effects of 2450 MHz pulsed microwave exposure on the electrical activity of isolated hearts from chicken embryos.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 2.45 GHz
Modulation type: pulsed
Exposure duration: 20 min
Exposure 2: 2.45 GHz
Modulation type: pulsed
Exposure duration: 20 min

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 2.45 GHz
Exposure duration 20 min
Modulation
Modulation type pulsed
Duty cycle 20 %
Additional info

modulation frequency: 1.54 Hz

Exposure setup
Exposure source
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 30 W/m² peak value cf. remarks - 10 mm from the antenna axis

Exposure 2

Main characteristics
Frequency 2.45 GHz
Exposure duration 20 min
Modulation
Modulation type pulsed
Duty cycle 20 %
Additional info

modulation frequency: 1.56 Hz

Exposure setup
Exposure source
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 30 W/m² peak value cf. remarks - 10 mm from the antenna axis

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

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

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

If exposed with pulsed 2450 MHz microwaves, isolated chicken embryo hearts showed the tendency to follow pulse repetition rate. While exposed to CW microwaves this phenomena was not observed.

Study character:

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