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Extremely low frequency magnetic fields at electric facilities of a hospital

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-6093-1
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventProgress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


ConferenceProgress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium
Period1/01/00 → …


This paper presents the investigation of extremely low frequency magnetic fields at electric facilities of a hospital. We conducted 21 measurements (at electric facilities and other areas, for example, in the lobby and in the corridor). The magnetic fields were from 0.2 µT to 62.0 µT. The highest value was measured near the main circuit-breaker of the distribution board. Based on the measurements, the magnetic fields can be more than 50 µT in the technical areas of a hospital, which can cause disturbances in some medical devices.


  • Area measurement, Buildings, Electric variables measurement, Electromagnetics, Hospitals, Magnetic circuits, Magnetic devices

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