Specifies measurement protocols and test procedures for the reproducible measurement of the peak spatial-average specific absorption rate (psSAR) induced inside a simplified model of a human head or body by radio-frequency (RF) transmitting devices, with a specified measurement uncertainty. Requirements are provided for psSAR assessment using vector measurement-based systems. Such systems determine the psSAR by three-dimensional (3D) field reconstruction within the volume of interest in accordance with the requirements herein for the measurement system, calibration, uncertainty assessment and validation methods. The protocols and procedures apply for the psSAR assessments covering a significant majority of people including children during use of wireless communication devices operated in close proximity to a human head or body. This document is applicable to wireless communication devices intended to be used at a position near the human head or body at distances up to and including 200 mm. This document may be employed to evaluate SAR compliance of different types of wireless communication devices used next to the ear, in front of the face, mounted on the body, combined with other RF-transmitting or non-transmitting devices or accessories (e.g. beltclip), or embedded in garments. The overall applicable frequency range is 600 MHz to 6 GHz. The system validation procedures provided within this document cover frequencies from 600 MHz to 6 GHz. With a vector measurement-based system, this document may be employed to evaluate SAR compliance of different types of wireless communication devices. The wireless communication device categories covered include but are not limited to mobile telephones, cordless microphones, auxiliary broadcast devices and radio transmitters in personal computers, desktop and laptop devices, and multi-band, multi-antenna, and push-to-talk devices.
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Assessment methods of the human exposure to electric and magnetic fields from wireless power transfer systems - models, instrumentation, measurement and numerical methods and procedures (Frequency range of 1 kHz to 30 MHz)
This standard specifies the assessment methods to evaluate compliance of stationary and dynamic wireless power transfer systems with electromagnetic human exposure guidelines (external electric and magnetic fields, internal specific absorption rate (SAR), induced electric fields or current density including contact currents). The frequency range of this document is from 1 kHz to 30 MHz.