Sensing Local Temperature and Conductivity Changes in a Brain Phantom Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry

Author(s): Evangelos Groumpas, Maria Koutsoupidou, Irene Karanasiou and Nikolaos Uzunoglu
Source: FERMAT, Volume 20, Communication 19, Mar.-Apr., 2017


Abstract: Knowledge of thermal and/or conductivity local changes inside the brain may provide useful information about brain activity. Microwave radiometry may be able to monitor such changes. Based on previous research in brain mapping using microwave radiometry a new prototype near field radiometry system has been used to detect local changes of temperature and conductivity in brain phantom experiments which are herein presented.

Index Terms: microwave radiometry; local temperature; conductivity; brain phantom, brain monitoring


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Sensing Local Temperature and Conductivity Changes in a Brain Phantom Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry









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