CST – Computer Simulation Technology

Compact Patch Antenna for Electromagnetic Interaction With Human Tissue at 434 MHz
Sergio Curto, Patrick McEvoy, Xiulong Bao, Max J. Ammann
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Volume: 57, Issue: 9, Sept. 2009
2564 - 2571
Human tissue, Hyperthermia applicator, specific absorption rate (SAR)
Single element loop, dipole and conventional square patch antennas have been used as hyperthermia applicators in the treatment of cancerous human cells at superficial depths inside the body. A smaller novel patch antenna in very close proximity to a phantom tissue model produces an enhanced specific absorption rate pattern without significant frequency detuning or impedance mismatch. The new patch increases its coupling aperture by supporting a combination of resonances that are also typical for loop, dipole and square patch antennas. For computation efficiency and clarity in the synthesized hyperthermia treatment conditions, simplified planar tri-layered tissue models interfaced with a waterbolus are used to study the permittivity loading on the antennas and the resultant specific absorption rates

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