Accession Number : ADA282886

Title :   Radiofrequency/Microwave Radiation Biological Effects and Safety Standards: A Review

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jun 1988-May 1993

Corporate Author : ROME LAB ROME NY

Personal Author(s) : Bolen, Scott M.

PDF Url : ADA282886

Report Date : JUN 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The study of human exposure to radiofrequency/microwave (RF/MW) radiation has been the subject of widespread investigation and analysis. It is known that electromagnetic radiation has a biological effect on human tissue. An attempt has been made by researchers to quantify the effects of radiation exposure on the human body and to set guidelines for safe exposure levels. A review of the pertinent findings is presented along with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recommended safety standard and the United States Air Force permissible exposure limit for RF/MW radiation. An overview of research conducted in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe is also included in this report.

Descriptors :   *MICROWAVES, *RADIOFREQUENCY, *RADIATION EFFECTS, USSR, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, STANDARDS, EASTERN EUROPE, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), HUMAN BODY, SAFETY, HAZARDS

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Radiobiology
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE