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Walleczek, J. (1992) Electromagnetic Field Effects on Cells of the Immune System: The Role of Calcium Signalling. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal, 6, 3177-3185.

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  • TITLE: Connections between the Specific Absorption Rate and the Local Temperature

    AUTHORS: Oliver Szasz, Gyula Szigeti, Andras Szasz

    KEYWORDS: Thermal, Non-Thermal, Athermal, SAR, Non-Equilibrium, Dissipation, Hysteresis

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Biophysics, Vol.6 No.3, June 30, 2016

    ABSTRACT: The specific absorption rate (SAR) characterises the energy intake from outside energy sources. Dominantly, the dosing of electromagnetic radiation uses the SAR, defining the absorbed power in unit mass, measured in W/kg. Ionisation radiation creates a certain distortion in the DNA, which is the goal of radiation in oncology. The dose in this case counts the time duration of the actual SAR, and uses the absorbed energy instead of the absorbed power, measured by Gy (=J/kg). The ionising rate is the desired result, and the developed temperature is only an unwanted side effect. In the case of non-ionising radiation, the same characterisation is used for completely opposite goals. There, the direct interest is the temperature increase, and the excitation processes other than temperature increasing energy consumptions are neglected. Our objective in this work is to clarify the connections of SAR and developed temperature, and discussing the actual debates about non-ther-mal energy absorption.