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Thermotherapeutic waveguide applicator for cancer treatment
Author(s): Jakub Cvek; Jan Vrba
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Paper Abstract

Thermotherapy is one of the standard methods of the complex cancer treatment. In many studies, the improvement in local tumor control and free life survival has been shown. Goal of this project was realization of Evanescent Mode Waveguide applicator and its comparison with Waveguide Applicator, which is clinically used. The optimization of the Evanescent Mode Applicator has been studied with aid of numerical methods (FDTD).

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 April 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5445, Microwave and Optical Technology 2003, (7 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560773
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Jakub Cvek, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Jan Vrba, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5445:
Microwave and Optical Technology 2003

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