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The design of a miniaturised low-profile efficient hyperthermia applicator is presented. The efficiency is attributed to small size, resilience to detuning and wide bandwidth. The antenna provides a high value of SAR and is well matched to tissue, even at close distances.
Ammann, M. et al. (2008) Antenna design considerations for high specific absorption rate in local hyperthermia treatment. IEEE International Symposium Antennas and Propagation Society, San Diego, California, 5-11 July, 2008.