Figure 4. Layered structure of the treated body part.

Figure 4

Layered structure of the treated body part. The layers represent different tissues (e.g., skin and its structures, adipose tissues, muscle tissue, tumor tissue, etc., noted by numeration), characterized by their “d” thicknesses and “Z” impedances, which depends on the “G” reflexion coefficient, “e” dielectric constant, “μ” magnetic permeability, “σ” conduction, “α” attenuation constant, “β” phase-constant, “γ” propagation constant, “δ” penetration depth, “λ” wavelength in the medium.

From: Physical Background and Technical Realizations of Hyperthermia

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