Archive for the “Millimeter waves” Category

It seems that some of the best thinking on these millimeter wave machines is that they are not a panacea, and require more detailed evaluations before we spend too much money on them. The National Academies’ 2007 National Academies Press publication, Assessment of Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Technology for Detection and Identification of Concealed Explosives and […]

Use of millimeter waves for airport screening is ramping up, and some will be either concerned, curious, or both, about potential health effects of these full body scanners. The Transportation Security Administration, TSA, indicates in a simple graphic that radiation from these devices is minimal: The graphic implies that a millimeter wave machine exposes people […]