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Microwave warming of biological tissue and its control by IR fiber thermometry
Author(s): S. Drizlikh; Albert Zur; Frank Moser; Abraham Katzir
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Paper Abstract

The fiber-optic radiometric thermometry of surfaces with non-uniform temperature distribution was analyzed theoretically and optimization of fibers positioning was considered. An infrared fiber-optic multi-channel radiometer was used to monitor and control the temperature of samples in a microwave (MW) heating system. Several heater control algorithms were investigated and the optimal control mode was obtained. Preliminary results of biological tissue warming by microwave heating were obtained. This novel control system is reliable and precise. Such a system should be very useful for medical and industrial applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1420, Optical Fibers in Medicine VI, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43866
Show Author Affiliations
S. Drizlikh, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Albert Zur, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Frank Moser, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1420:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VI
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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