Investigation of microwave antennas in lossy media for medical applications

Fdo, Michael J. (2012) Investigation of microwave antennas in lossy media for medical applications. Doctoral thesis, Northumbria University.

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Abstract

For several years, microwave engineers have dreamed of using non-ionising electromagnetic waves in medical imaging applications. The rate of evolution of microwave techniques for medical application has been immense and shows no signs of relenting. Since the limitations of X-ray mammography are well reported, alternative techniques using microwaves for breast cancer detection are developed. Some of these techniques have progressed to the point where positive clinical experience has emerged.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Uncontrolled Keywords: microwave security applications, medical technology
Subjects: B800 Medical Technology
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
University Services > Graduate School > Doctor of Philosophy
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 12:44
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 16:05
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5848

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