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dc.title SAR evaluation of wireless antenna on implanted cardiac pacemaker en
dc.contributor.author Kovář, Stanislav
dc.contributor.author Spano, Ivan Luigi
dc.contributor.author Gatto, Gianluca
dc.contributor.author Valouch, Jan
dc.contributor.author Adámek, Milan
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
dc.identifier.issn 0920-5071 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 31
utb.relation.issue 6
dc.citation.spage 627
dc.citation.epage 635
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/09205071.2017.1301831
dc.relation.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09205071.2017.1301831?journalCode=tewa20
dc.subject CST studio suite en
dc.subject half-wave antenna en
dc.subject Pacemaker en
dc.subject SAR en
dc.description.abstract For many people, a pacemaker represents something scary because it is related to heart disease. However, that is not the main purpose of this paper, the object of the article is the technical aspect of pacemakers, in particular, their calculation of specific absorption rate values, to which the pacemaker is exposed. A pacemaker generates electrical discharges that are transferred into the heart via a lead wire and electrodes. Authors focus on the impact of Wi-Fi signal antennas on a pacemaker. A dipole antenna working in the frequency range around 5 GHz is chosen as a source of electromagnetic radiation because this kind of antennas is relatively new and it is not widely used yet. Nevertheless, it represents a potential for the future. The experiment is performed through electromagnetic simulation software called CST Microwave Studio that provides tools for SAR calculation and it allows to visualise the scatter of the resulting SAR values around the pacemaker or human torso. © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Applied Informatics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007155
utb.identifier.obdid 43877266
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85015646434
utb.identifier.wok 000399608200005
utb.identifier.coden JEWAE
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-01T08:27:21Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-01T08:27:21Z
dc.description.sponsorship CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089, ERDF, European Regional Development Fund
dc.description.sponsorship Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University [IGA/CebiaTech/2016/005]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic [LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014)]; European Regional Development Fund [CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089]
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kovář, Stanislav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Valouch, Jan
utb.contributor.internalauthor Adámek, Milan
utb.fulltext.affiliation Stanislav Kovar a, Ivan Spano b, Gianluca Gatto b, Jan Valouch a and Milan Adamek a a Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic; b Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy CONTACT Stanislav Kovar skovar@fai.utb.cz
utb.fulltext.dates Received 22 December 2016 Accepted 27 February 2017
utb.fulltext.sponsorship The work was funded with the support of the Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University [grant number IGA/CebiaTech/2016/005]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic [grant number LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014)]; within the National Sustainability Programme and also by the European Regional Development Fund [grant number CEBIA-Tech Number CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089].
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