In-body Path Loss Model for Homogeneous Human Tissues

@article{Kurup2012InbodyPL,
  title={In-body Path Loss Model for Homogeneous Human Tissues},
  author={Divya Kurup and Wout Joseph and Gunter Vermeeren and Luc Martens},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility},
  year={2012},
  volume={54},
  pages={556-564}
}
A wireless body area network (WBAN) consists of a wireless network with devices placed close to, attached on, or implanted into the human body. Wireless communication within human body experiences loss in the form of attenuation and absorption. A path loss (PL) model is thus necessary to identify these losses in homogeneous medium which is proposed in this paper. The model is based on 3-D electromagnetic simulations and is validated with measurements. Simulations are further extended for… CONTINUE READING
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