non-ionizing radiation


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non-ionizing radiation

Electromagnetic radiation, the photons of which lack the energy required to ionize atoms or induce ion formation; NIR includes sound, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light, microwaves, and radiowaves. Cf Ionizing radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation

Rays of energy that move in long, slow wave patterns and do not penetrate cells.t
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The results revealed that mobile services including GSM, UMTS and LTE within the measured sites have emission levels well below the international ICNIRP guidelines for exposure, including the levels of exposure for the general public and Non-Ionizing radiations.
We have invested efforts and money to ensure that the maximum radiation frequency exposure is in line with the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) limit guidelines which is at 4.
ICNIRP(International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection).
Also in Finland, the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority discovered that exposing human cells to the non-ionizing radiation emitted by cell phones causes a response that normally only occurs when cells are being damaged.
As for cancer, the weapon uses non-ionizing radiation that does not have the ability to initiate the disease, Miller said.
SAR is a measure of the rate of radio energy absorption in body tissue, and the SAR limit recommended by the International Commission of Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection is 2 W/kg.
The Home Office says the masts are safe and meet regulations set by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection and the National Radiological Protection Board.
The watchdog recommended that Britain should follow guidelines issued in 1998 by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP)and already adopted by many countries.
All our base station emissions meet safety levels set out by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection,' she said.
When hundreds of passengers in a packed train dial others after an accident and tell them they'll be late, the resultant power of radiofrequency (RF) emissions would be comparable to the radiation generated by a microwave oven or a satellite broadcasting station--well above the safety standard set by an affiliate of the World Health Organization called the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), according to Hondou.
He found that when 50 passengers use their phones with maximum output, the average level of electromagnetic waves reaches the ''reference level'' fixed by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), which works with the World Health Organization (WHO).
16] Hz) and non-ionizing radiation (frequencies below this figure).

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