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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., Curto, S., Bao, X., McEvoy, P.: Antenna design considerations for high specific absorption rate in local hyperthermia treatment. IEEE International Symposium Antennas and Propagation Society, pp.1-4. San Diego, California, 5-11 July, 2008.