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EVALUATION OF MICROWAVE MICRODOSIMETRY FOR HUMAN EYES WITH GLASSES EXPOSED TO WIRELESS EYEWEAR DEVICES AT PHONE CALL STATE

By J. Lan, T. Hong, X. Liang, and G. Du

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Abstract:
This paper evaluates the effect of glasses on the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) and the absorbed power in the human head exposed to microwave from wireless eyewear device at phone call state. Due to the sensitivity of eyes to microwave, this paper mainly concentrate on the SAR and the absorbed power in ocular tissues. The calculated results indicate that wearing glasses can obviously increase the maximal SAR and the absorbed power in ocular tissues. Glasses has almost doubled the maximal SAR in ocular tissues. The absorbed power with glasses is about 3.1-4.5 times as big as that without glasses. Furthermore, we find that the maximal SAR and absorbed power are sensitive to the width of glass leg and the thickness of spectacle lens, while variation trends with the varying glasses size are quite different. Hypermyopia patient might suffer from higher risk of getting the oculopathy due to the larger SAR caused by the thicker spectacle lens. In conclusion, wearing glasses may pose higher health risk on eyes of wireless eyewear device user. This paper would provide valuable reference data for the future evaluation of microwave biological effect on eyes.

Citation:
J. Lan, T. Hong, X. Liang, and G. Du, "Evaluation of Microwave Microdosimetry for Human Eyes with Glasses Exposed to Wireless Eyewear Devices at Phone Call State," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 63, 71-81, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17080802

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