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How to Make Microwaves on a Chip to Replace X-rays for Medical Imaging and Security


May 29, 2008

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Is microwave radiation the nondestructive imaging technology of the future? Microwaves with frequencies from a few hundred gigahertz, up to slightly over 1 terahertz, penetrate just a short distance into surfaces without the ionizing damage caused by X-rays. The technology could be used to detect skin cancer or image dental flaws beneath the enamel. Full Story

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