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This paper presents a novel technique for efficient evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-induced electric fields or induced voltages in the vicinity of implanted metallic leads. The technique is based on the reciprocity theorem in conjunction with the Huygens Principle. This approach allows one to decouple the micro-scale metallic lead(More)
We show that the enhanced directivity phenomenon for light passing through a subwavelength aperture in a silver film with corrugations on the exit face, is due to a leaky wave that decays exponentially from the aperture. We show quantitatively that the field along the interface of the silver film is dominated by the leaky wave, and that the radiation of the(More)
Until recently, patients with active implantable medical devices (AIMDs) have been contraindicated for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Current efforts to demonstrate safety of these devices separate the interaction of the device and MRI into several hazards. For several of these hazards, computational human phantoms (CHPs) are used to provide conservative(More)
— This paper describes a methodology to extract effective electrical properties for periodic composite medium. The extraction algorithm is based on a periodic finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. The results are compared with conventional mixing theories and 3D Fourier series expansion methods. Two results show satisfactory agreement. With the(More)
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