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February 01, 2012
An article about "study of effects of electromagnetic wave, release of dataset Japanese average adult male and female voxel model for free begins from today"has been appeared in Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun.(in Japanese)
January 25, 2012
Release of dataset Japanese average adult male and female voxel model for free has began from February 1, 2012.(in Japanese)
June 01, 2011
A paper on "A Head-Local-Exposure System for Rats Using a Figure-8 Loop Antenna in the 2 GHz Band"(by Expert Researcher, Kawai, et al.) has been published.
May 26, 2011
The evaluation of WiMAX terminal unit effect to a pacemaker and the like has been announced by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. (in Japanese)
May 19, 2011
IEC 62232 "Determination of RF field strength and SAR in the vicinity of radiocommunication base stations for the purpose of evaluating human exposure" has been issued.
May 17, 2011
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Information and Communications Council has submited a revision of the guidelines to protect against a radio wave.(in Japanese)
March 01, 2011
An article explaining "Exposure Assessment in Epidemiological Studies on Mobile Phone Use and Brain Tumors - Effect of Heterogeneity of Tissues of the Brain on RF Energy Absorption -" (by Senior Researcher, Kanako Wake) has been published in NICT NEWS.
December 01, 2010
A paper on "Temperature Compensation of Complex Permittivities of Biological Tissues and Organs in Quasi-Millimeter-Wave and Millimeter-Wave Bands"(by Expert Researcher, Taiji Sakai , et al.) has been published.
November 18, 2010
"GUIDELINES FOR LIMITING EXPOSURE TO TIME-VARYING ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS (1 Hz TO 100 kHz)"(reviesed) has been issued by ICNIRP.
Fact sheet
"Whole-body voxel human models" developed by NICT is quoted as grounds of the guidelines.
October 01, 2010
A paper on "Development of the Measurement System for low and Intermediate Frequency Magnetic Field Using Multiple Sensors"(by Trainee, Tomohito Hosono , et al.) has been published.(in Japanese)
July 30, 2010
A paper on "Parameter variation effects on temperature elevation in a steady-state, one-dimensional thermal model for millimeter wave exposure of one- and three-layer human tissue "(by Trainee, Akio Kanezaki , et al.) is published.
June 16, 2010
IEC 62479 "Assessment of the compliance of low-power electronic and electrical equipment with the basic restrictions related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields (10 MHz to 300 GHz)" has been issued.
May 17, 2010
The evaluation of mobile phone(HSUPA systemj effect to a pacemaker and the like has been announced by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. (in Japanese)
May 17, 2010
The Interphone Study Group of WHO (which NICT was involved with) published their results of analyses of brain tumour (glioma and meningioma) risk in relation to mobile phone use in all Interphone study centres combined.
FACT Sheet from WHO
NOTE from the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection(ICNIRP)
March 30, 2010
IEC 62209-2 "Human exposure to radio frequency fields from hand-held and body-mounted wireless communication devices - Human models, instrumentation, and procedures - Part 2: Procedure to determine the specific absorption rate (SAR) for wireless communication devices used in close proximity to the human body (frequency range of 30 MHz to 6 GHz) "has been issued.
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This standard reflects the study of NICT.
March 10, 2010
IEC/TR 62630 "Guidance for evaluating exposure from multiple electromagnetic sources" has been issued.
March 01, 2010
An article explaining "Biomedical EMC Ensuring the safety of human body exposed by radio waves" (by Research Manager, Souichi Watanabe) has been published in NICT NEWS.(pp.1-4)
March 01, 2010
An article explaining "Human-body Numerical Models for Estimating Absorption of Radio Waves Inside the Body" (by Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka) has been published in NICT NEWS.(pp.5-6)
December 21, 2009
Release of dataset of a pregnant-woman voxel model to to corporations and other commercial entities has began.(in Japanese)
December 10, 2009
A paper on Computational dosimetry in embryos exposed to electromagnetic plane waves over the frequency range of 10 MHz?1.5 GHz (by Expert Researcher, Hiroki Kawai) has been published.
December 01, 2009
A paper on "Voxel-Based Variable Posture Models of Human Anatomy" (by Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka) has been published in "Proceedings of the IEEE",@which was special issue of IEEE Journal.
The commentary of this journal introduced "Whole-body voxel human models" developed by NICT.
September 23, 2009
A paper on "Effects of dielectric permittivities on skin heating due to millimeter wave exposure" (by Trainee, Akio Kanezaki, et al.) has been published.
September 16, 2009
Former Assistant Researcher, Nadege Varsier, Senior Researcher, Kanako Wake and Research Manager, Soichi Watanabe won IEICE Communications Society Best Letter Award.
An article from NICT NEWS(p.10)
September 01, 2009
A paper on "The estimation of 3D SAR distributions in the human head from mobile phone compliance testing data for epidemiological studies" (by Senior Researcher, Kanako Wake, et al.) has been published.
September 01, 2009
A paper on "An FDTD Modeling of Semi-Infinite Lossy Ground for Electromagnetic Scattering Problem" (by Short-Term Researcher, Takuji Arima , et al.) has been published. (in Japanese)
August 28, 2009
IEC 62577 "Evaluation of human exposure to electromagnetic fields from a stand-alone broadcast transmitter (30 MHz - 40 GHz) "has been issued.
August 14, 2009
ICNIRP STATEMENT ON THE gGUIDELINES FOR LIMITING EXPOSURE TO TIME-VARYING ELECTRIC, MAGNETIC, AND ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (UP TO 300 GHz)h is issued by ICNIRP.
"Proportion-corrected@scaled voxel models for Japanese children and their application@to the numerical dosimetry of specific absorption rate@for frequencies from 30 MHz to 3 GHz.", the study of NICT has been quoted.
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July 22, 2009
Review of the scientific evidence on dosimetry, biological effects, epidemiological observations, and health consequences concerning exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields (100 kHz to 300 GHz) has been issued by ICNIRP. A part of the review is written and editted by Research Manager, Souichi Watanabe.
April 14, 2009
A paper on "Specific Absorption Rates of Anatomically Realistic Human Models Exposed to RF Electromagnetic Fields From Mobile Phones Used in Elevators" (by Expert Researcher, Simba, A.Y.) has been published.
November 18, 2008
A paper on "Postured voxel-based human models for electromagnetic dosimetry " (by Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka, et al.) has been published.
November 01, 2008
A paper on "Categorization of Mobile Phones for Exposure Assessment in Epidemiological Studies on Mobile Phone Use and Brain Cancer Risk" (by Assistant Researcher, Nadege Varsier, et al.) has been published.
September 23, 2008
A paper on "Categorization of Mobile Phones for Exposure Assessment in Epidemiological Studies on Mobile Phone Use and Brain Cancer Risk" (by Assistant Researcher, Nadege Varsier, et al.) has been published.
August 28, 2008
IEC 62369-1 "Evaluation of human exposure to electromagnetic fields from short range devices (SRDs) in various applications over the frequency range 0 GHz to 300 GHz - Part 1: Fields produced by devices used for electronic article surveillance, radio frequency identification and similar systems "has been issued.
"Whole-body voxel human models" developed by NICT has been quoted in the standard.
July 11, 2008
A paper on "Proportion-corrected scaled voxel models for Japanese children and their application to the numerical dosimetry of specific absorption rate for frequencies from 30 MHz to 3 GHz " (by Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka, et al.) has been published.
July 4, 2008
Press announcement: Release of dataset of a pregnant-woman voxel model begins.(in Japanese)
July 4, 2008
Click here for information on the provision of data on whole-body voxel human models.
June, 18, 2008`
Study meeting about the bioelectromagnetic environment(in Japanese)
June 1, 2008
A paper on the calibration method of SAR probes using an antenna inside the phantom liquid (by Guest Researcher, Nozomu Ishii, et al.) is published.
April 1, 2008
A paper on an electromagnetic exposure device used in pregnant rats (by Senior Researcher, Kanako Wake, et al.) is published.
March 18, 2008
ICNIRP STATEMENT ON EMF-EMITTING NEW TECHNOLOGIES has been issued by ICNIRP. A part of the statement has been written by Research Manager, Souichi Watanabe.
February 5, 2008
A paper on the findings of epidemiological studies conducted in Japan on the use of mobile phones and cerebral carcinogenesis (by Senior Researcher, Kanako Wake, et al.) is published in the British Journal of Cancer, a sister journal of Nature, and released globally via Reuters and BBC.
Reuters article
BBC article
February 1, 2008
A paper on dosimetry for epidemiological studies (by Short-term Technical Staff, Nadege Varsier) is published. Also, Research Manager, Soichi Watanabe served as the Guest Editor of the special issue of the journal that carried this article.
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February 1, 2008
A paper on the analysis of SAR in pregnant women resulting from exposure to radio waves emitted by mobile phones (Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka, et al.) is published.
January 17, 2008
A report is released by the National Academies of the United States on the potential biological or adverse health effects of wireless communications devices. The report also incorporates the findings of NICTfs research (Invited Advisor, Chiyoji Okubo and Research Manager, Soichi Watanabe) that were presented at a workshop held by the National Academies.
April 27, 2007
A report by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communicationsf Committee to Promote Research on the Possible Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (a report on researches to investigate the safety of radio frequency radiation exposure on the living body through animal experiments, epidemiological surveys, etc.)(in Japanese)
December 1, 2006
An article on the International Symposium on the Bioelectromagnetic Environment is published in NICT News.
November 8, 2006
The International Symposium on the Bioelectromagnetic Environment - Guidelines for Electromagnetic Wave Safety -
August 24, 2006
Development of a pregnant woman voxel model(in Japanese)
August 15, 2006
A paper on "Mobile phone use and acoustic neuroma risk in Japan"(by T Takebayashi, S Akiba, Y Kikuchi, M Taki, K Wake, S Watanabe, N Yamaguchi) has been published.
August 1, 2006
Workshop on the Applications of Body Area Radiowaves(in Japanese)
March 28, 2006
Provision of whole-body voxel human models for value(in Japanese)
March 01, 2006
NICT Journal, Special Issue on EMC has been published.
2005
A patent on the "figure-8" loop antenna is established (Patent Publication No. Tokukai 2005-204098)
January 1, 2005
A paper on the development of whole-body voxel human models of Japanese adult males and females (Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka) is chosen as the best paper of 2004 by the Physics in Medicine and Biology.
December 01, 2004
The article explaining "Release of dataset Japanese average adult male and female voxel model for free" (by Expert Researcher, Tomoaki Nagaoka) has been published in NICT NEWS.(in Japanese)
November 10, 2004
Release of dataset Japanese average adult male and female voxel model for free has began.(in Japanese)
2001
Development of voxel human-body models(in Japanese)
  • Research on high-precision dosimetric technology: Development of whole-body voxel human models
  • Research on technology to evaluate compliance with RF protection guidelines
  • Research on the development of exposure devices and the dosimetry for medical and biological experiments
  • Whole-body voxel human models: Information on data provision
  • Press announcements and reports on medical and biological studies
  • Key words for understanding biomedical EMC
  • EMC
  • NiCT
  • AERC