Armenian Journal of Physics

Millimeter-Wave Radiation of the Water and Biomedicine

Lalayan, A.A. and Aghbalyan, Y. (2019) Millimeter-Wave Radiation of the Water and Biomedicine. Armenian Journal of Physics, 12 (1). pp. 28-32. ISSN 1829-1171

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Abstract

Much of the recent interest in terahertz radiation stems from its ability to penetrate deep into many organic materials, without the damage associated with ionizing radiation such as X-rays and its applications in modern medical therapy and imaging. In this work we report the results of studies related to radiative properties of moving and standing water in the terahertz spectral range. The transmission of such radiation through holes of various sizes (0.2-4mm) was analyzed by detecting it on the photographic film. Emission of millimeter-wave radiation can be explained by the transition of water molecule from the higher rotational states to the lower one. Terahertz emission from different liquids which have strong rotational transitions have been registered.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Physics > 41.Electromagnetism; electron and ion optics
Physics > 81.Materials science
ID Code:1030
Deposited By:Prof. Vladimir Aroutiounian
Deposited On:06 Apr 2019 03:06
Last Modified:06 Apr 2019 03:06

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