Habash, RWY and Kumar, A (1994) Fields due to open-ended waveguide applicators for microwave hyperthermia. In: Proceedings of APSYM - CUSAT - 94. National Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 17-19 Jan. 1994, Cochin, India, pp. 53-56.Full text not available from this repository.
This paper demonstrates that in microwave hyperthermia, while a single open-ended rectangular waveguide antenna (ORWA) applicator may be used for the treatment of only the superficial cancerous tumours, an ORWA array may possibly be used for heating of deep-seated tumours. By applying the Kirchhoff-Huygens principle and scalar theory of diffraction, the near-field distributions due to a single ORWA and ORWA arrays in an adjacent homogeneous human muscle are calculated. ORWA array applicators have better performance because of their field focusing effect which depends on the number of elements
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||Copyright of this article belongs to Cochin University of Science & Technology.|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering|
|Date Deposited:||07 Nov 2007|
|Last Modified:||11 Jan 2012 09:30|
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