In this paper, reduction of peak specific absorption rate (SAR) for handsets with monopole type antenna through R-cards is investigated. While the numerical analysis was performed using finite integration in time domain (FIT), real measurement has been made to validate the simulation results. Both the simulation and measurement results revealed that a minimum SAR Reduction Factor (SRF) of 60% was achieved. The good agreement between the simulation and measurement results has evidenced the effectiveness of the proposed approach for SAR reduction in human head for handset applications.
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