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Monitoring Electromagnetic Field Emitted by High Frequencies Home Utilities

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The aim of this study is to provide measurements of the electromagnetic field due to the ‘electrosmog’ emitted by some home electronic devices in the range of microwaves frequencies. The enormous increase in the use of mobile telephony throughout the world, microwave ovens, cordless phones and other high frequency home utilities suggests accurate measures of microwaves power density emitted by such devices to check that the exposure limits suggested by the In-ternational Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection are not exceeded. Measurements were carried out by a Narda SRM 3000. Spectrum analysis mode was chosen as a preliminary analysis to quantify the frequencies intensities of electromagnetic waves. Time analysis was successively conducted to operate selective and continuous measurements at a fixed frequency, allowing temporal check of power density and the related electromagnetic field components emitted by high frequencies home electronic devices.

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E. Calabrò and S. Magazù, "Monitoring Electromagnetic Field Emitted by High Frequencies Home Utilities," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 9, 2010, pp. 571-579. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.29074.

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