Wout Joseph

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Occupational and public field exposure from communication, navigation, and radar systems used for air traffic control
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 103:750-62. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Determination of the duty cycle of WLAN for realistic radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure assessment
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 111:30-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint In situ occupational and general public exposure to VHF/UHF transmission for air traffic communication
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 151:411-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Between-country comparison of whole-body SAR from personal exposure data in Urban areas
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:682-94. 2012
  5. doi request reprint In situ LTE exposure of the general public: Characterization and extrapolation
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Interdisciplinary Institute for BroadBand Technology IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:466-75. 2012
  6. doi request reprint In situ magnetic field exposure and ICNIRP-based safety distances for electronic article surveillance systems
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 148:420-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint In situ exposure to non-directional beacons for air traffic control
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:274-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of RF exposures from emerging wireless communication technologies in different environments
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 102:161-72. 2012
  9. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurements of ELF electromagnetic exposure of the general public from Belgian power distribution substations
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 94:57-66. 2008

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Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Occupational and public field exposure from communication, navigation, and radar systems used for air traffic control
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 103:750-62. 2012
    ..Cumulative exposure of all present radiofrequency (RF) sources is investigated, and it is concluded that the ATC source dominates the total exposure in its neighborhood...
  2. doi request reprint Determination of the duty cycle of WLAN for realistic radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure assessment
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 111:30-6. 2013
    ..2% (SD = 0.5-7.5%). For a specific example, overestimations up to a factor 8 for electric fields occur, when considering 100% activity compared to realistic duty cycles...
  3. doi request reprint In situ occupational and general public exposure to VHF/UHF transmission for air traffic communication
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 151:411-9. 2012
    ..Fields vary from 0.2 to 21.1 V m(-1) for occupational exposure and from 0.007 to 8.0 V m(-1) for general public exposure. The average fields equal 5.2 V m(-1) for workers, and 0.7 V m(-1) for general public...
  4. doi request reprint Between-country comparison of whole-body SAR from personal exposure data in Urban areas
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:682-94. 2012
    ..Frequency Modulation (FM) caused relatively higher absorptions (up to 80%) in the adult male...
  5. doi request reprint In situ LTE exposure of the general public: Characterization and extrapolation
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Interdisciplinary Institute for BroadBand Technology IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:466-75. 2012
    ..The maximal extrapolated field value for LTE exposure equals 1.9 V/m, which is 32 times below the ICNIRP reference levels for electric fields...
  6. doi request reprint In situ magnetic field exposure and ICNIRP-based safety distances for electronic article surveillance systems
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 148:420-7. 2012
    ..0 A m(-1) were measured from 20 cm on. The exposure ratios varied from 8 to 13 for EM, from 6 to 8 for AM and from 0.008 to 1.8 for RF systems. Safety distances were maximally 111 cm for EM, 77 cm for AM and 35 cm for RF systems...
  7. doi request reprint In situ exposure to non-directional beacons for air traffic control
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:274-7. 2012
    ..Recommendations and compliance distances for workers and the general public are provided...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of RF exposures from emerging wireless communication technologies in different environments
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 102:161-72. 2012
    ..Contributions of the emerging technologies LTE and WiMAX are on average less than 1%. The dominating outdoor source is GSM900 (95 percentile of 1.9 V m(-1)), indoor DECT dominates (95 percentile of 1.5 V m(-1))...
  9. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
    ..As a result, observed differences in exposure levels between study populations may not reflect real exposure differences but may be in part, or wholly due to methodological differences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurements of ELF electromagnetic exposure of the general public from Belgian power distribution substations
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 94:57-66. 2008
    ..5 m was obtained. When comparing the average exposure with the value of 0.4 microT, minimum distances of maximally 5.4 m (average day) and 7.2 m (average year) were obtained...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of mobile phone traffic on base station exposure of the general public
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 99:631-8. 2010
    ..This enables the estimation of maximal and average exposure during a week from short-period measurements using only Erlang data and avoids the necessity of long measurement times...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of personal radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure in different urban areas across Europe
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Res 110:658-63. 2010
    ..Several European countries performed measurement studies in this area of research. However, a comparison between countries regarding typical exposure levels is lacking...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of general public exposure to LTE and RF sources present in an urban environment
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:576-9. 2010
    ..LTE exposure levels up to 0.8 V/m were measured, and the average contribution of the LTE signal to the total RF exposure equals 4%...
  14. doi request reprint Estimation of whole-body SAR from electromagnetic fields using personal exposure meters
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:286-95. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint In-situ measurement procedures for temporal RF electromagnetic field exposure of the general public
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 96:529-42. 2009
    ..Median values of R are 0.92, 0.66, and 0.71 for FM, GSM, and UMTS, respectively. By combining X and R one can estimate the actual maximal and median exposure during longer periods from short-period measurements...
  16. doi request reprint Characterization of personal RF electromagnetic field exposure and actual absorption for the general public
    W Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 95:317-30. 2008
    ..The methodology of this paper enables epidemiological studies to make an analysis in combination with both electric field and actual whole-body SAR values and to compare exposure with basic restrictions...
  17. pmc Exposure assessment of microwave ovens and impact on total exposure in WLANs
    David Plets
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 168:212-22. 2016
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  18. doi request reprint On-body calibration and measurements using a personal, distributed exposimeter for wireless fidelity
    Arno Thielens
    Wireless and Cable Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium Electromagnetics Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Micro electronics and Sensors, ESAT MICAS, KULeuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 bus 2443, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Health Phys 108:407-18. 2015
    ..Using a sample frequency of 2 Hz, an average incident power density of 59 nW m was registered in the WiFi frequency band during this walk. ..
  19. doi request reprint Assessment of outdoor radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure through hotspot localization using kriging-based sequential sampling
    Sam Aerts
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:184-91. 2013
    ..26 in electric-field strength), a correlation coefficient of 0.7, and a specificity of 0.96...
  20. doi request reprint Procedure for assessment of general public exposure from WLAN in offices and in wireless sensor network testbed
    Leen Verloock
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 98:628-38. 2010
    ..By applying the proposed measurement method a relevant reduction in measurement time is obtained...
  21. doi request reprint On-body calibration and measurements using personal radiofrequency exposimeters in indoor diffuse and specular environments
    Reza Aminzadeh
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 37:298-309. 2016
    ..55 and 2.21, respectively. Bioelectromagnetics. 37:298-309, 2016. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  22. doi request reprint Exposure assessment of mobile phone base station radiation in an outdoor environment using sequential surrogate modeling
    Sam Aerts
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:300-11. 2013
    ..g., governmental risk communication and epidemiological studies) are developed by combining the proven efficiency of sequential design with the speed of exposimeter measurements and their ease of handling...
  23. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal RF electromagnetic field exposure of children and adults in indoor micro environments in Belgium and Greece
    Günter Vermeeren
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 113:254-63. 2013
    ..The exposure was higher during daytime than at night due to the increased voice and data traffic on the networks. Total exposure varied the most in Belgian crèches (39.3%) and Greek homes (58.2%). ..
  24. doi request reprint Compliance boundaries for multiple-frequency base station antennas in three directions
    Arno Thielens
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:465-78. 2013
    ..Using the errors on the estimated allowed powers, an uncertainty analysis is carried out for the compliance distances. Uncertainties on the compliance distances are found to be smaller than 122%...
  25. doi request reprint Characterization of on-body communication channel and energy efficient topology design for wireless body area networks
    Elisabeth Reusens
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 13:933-45. 2009
    ..As a cross-layer application, the proposed path loss models are used to evaluate the energy efficiency of single-hop and multihop network topologies...
  26. doi request reprint Assessment of contribution of other users to own total whole-body RF absorption in train environment
    David Plets
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 36:597-602. 2015
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  27. doi request reprint Compliance boundaries for train protection systems
    Sam Aerts
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 158:68-72. 2014
    ..Compliance boundaries for occupational exposure are maximally 0.6 m for KVB to 1 m for TBL1+, while no specific compliance boundary is needed for the general public. ..
  28. doi request reprint On-body calibration and processing for a combination of two radio-frequency personal exposimeters
    Arno Thielens
    Wireless and Cable Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 163:58-69. 2015
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  29. doi request reprint Validation of experimental whole-body SAR assessment method in a complex indoor environment
    Aliou Bamba
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:122-32. 2013
    ..It is found that the DMC may represent an important part of the total absorption rate; its contribution may reach up to 90% for certain scenarios in an indoor environment...
  30. ncbi request reprint FAST ASSESSMENT OF RF POWER ABSORPTION IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS BY ROOM ELECTROMAGNETICS THEORY
    Aliou Bamba
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 171:477-482. 2016
    ..1 dB (51 %). While this difference may appear large, it is outbalanced by a calculation time of less than a second for the proposed method compared with ∼17.5 h for a single full-wave electromagnetic simulation...
  31. doi request reprint Low-cost extrapolation method for maximal LTE radio base station exposure estimation: test and validation
    Leen Verloock
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 155:11-5. 2013
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  32. pmc A Personal, Distributed Exposimeter: Procedure for Design, Calibration, Validation, and Application
    Arno Thielens
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Sensors (Basel) 16:180. 2016
    ..To this aim, the validated PDE is used for indoor measurements in a residential building in Ghent, Belgium, which yield an average incident power density of 0.018 mW/m². ..
  33. doi request reprint Prediction and comparison of downlink electric-field and uplink localised SAR values for realistic indoor wireless planning
    David Plets
    Department of Information Technology, Wireless and Cable, iMinds Ghent University, G Crommenlaan 8 box 201, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:487-98. 2014
    ..However, dependent on the macrocell connection quality and on the user's average phone call connection time, also the macrocell solution might be preferential from an exposure point of view for the considered scenario. ..
  34. doi request reprint Temporal trends of radio-frequency electromagnetic field (RF-EMF) exposure in everyday environments across European cities
    Damiano Urbinello
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Res 134:134-42. 2014
    ....
  35. pmc Impact of a small cell on the RF-EMF exposure in a train
    Sam Aerts
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:2639-52. 2015
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  36. doi request reprint Statistical multi-path exposure method for assessing the whole-body SAR in a heterogeneous human body model in a realistic environment
    Günter Vermeeren
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology IBBT, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:240-51. 2013
    ..This is mainly due to the heterogeneity of the tissues and the irregular shape of the realistic human body model compared to homogeneous spheroid human body models...
  37. doi request reprint The influence of the reflective environment on the absorption of a human male exposed to representative base station antennas from 300 MHz to 5 GHz
    G Vermeeren
    Ghent University INTEC IBBT, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Phys Med Biol 55:5541-55. 2010
    ..7 dB up to 8.0 dB. A worst-case reflective environment could not be determined. ICNIRP reference levels not always showed to be compliant with the basic restrictions...
  38. doi request reprint Drone based measurement system for radiofrequency exposure assessment
    Wout Joseph
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2016
    ..As an application, outdoor measurements are performed as a function of height up to 60 m for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) 900 MHz base station exposure. Bioelectromagnetics. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  39. doi request reprint Analysis of eddy currents induced by transverse and longitudinal gradient coils in different tungsten collimators geometries for SPECT/MRI integration
    Amine M Samoudi
    Department of Information Technology INTEC, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Magn Reson Med 74:1780-9. 2015
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  40. doi request reprint In situ exposure assessment of intermediate frequency fields of diverse devices
    Matthias Van Den Bossche
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 164:252-64. 2015
    ..Large differences of measured field values exist among the various operating modes of the IF equipment. Compliance distances for general public range from 15.3 cm (touchscreen) to 25 cm (fluorescent lamps). ..
  41. doi request reprint Assessment of radio frequency exposures in schools, homes, and public places in Belgium
    Leen Verloock
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium Department of Environment, Nature and Energy LNE, Flemish Government, Koning Albert II laan 20, Box 8, B 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Health Phys 107:503-13. 2014
    ..8%). FM, GSM, and UMTS dominate the total downlink exposure in the outdoor measurements. In indoor measurements, FM, GSM, and WiFi dominate the total exposure. The average contribution of the emerging technology LTE was only 0.6%...
  42. doi request reprint Assessment and comparison of total RF-EMF exposure in femtocell and macrocell base station scenarios
    Sam Aerts
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8 box 201, Ghent B 9050, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:236-43. 2014
    ..In general, the framework presented in this study can be used for any exposure scenario, featuring any number of technologies, base stations and/or access points, users and duration. ..
  43. doi request reprint Radio-frequency electromagnetic field (RF-EMF) exposure levels in different European outdoor urban environments in comparison with regulatory limits
    Damiano Urbinello
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Int 68:49-54. 2014
    ..It may be speculated that precautionary limits affect the base station network in a manner that mean population exposure unintentionally increases...
  44. doi request reprint Stochastic method for determination of the organ-specific averaged SAR in realistic environments at 950 MHz
    Arno Thielens
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:549-62. 2013
    ..There is no fixed worst-case polarization for all organs, and a single plane-wave exposure condition that exceeds 91% of the SARosa values in a certain environment can always be found for the studied organs...
  45. doi request reprint Personal distributed exposimeter for radio frequency exposure assessment in real environments
    Arno Thielens
    Wireless and Cable Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University iMinds, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 34:563-7. 2013
    ..Compared to conventional exposimeters, which only measure in one position on the body, an excellent isotropy of 0.5 dB (a factor of 1.1) and a 95% confidence interval of 7 dB (a factor of 5) on power densities are measured...
  46. doi request reprint Statistical multipath exposure of a human in a realistic electromagnetic environment
    Günter Vermeeren
    Ghent University IBBT, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Information Technology, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, Box 201, B 9050 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Phys 94:345-54. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the whole-body averaged SAR for a realistic exposure exceeds the worst-case single plane wave exposure in approximately 10% of the exposure samples...
  47. doi request reprint Can body-worn devices be used for measuring personal exposure to mm waves¿
    Arno Thielens
    Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2017
    ..This effect is problematic for both occupational measurements and epidemiological studies. We propose to use multiple, dynamic antennas on the body instead. Bioelectromagnetics. 2017;9999:XX-XX. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  48. doi request reprint SAR compliance assessment of PMR 446 and FRS walkie-talkies
    Günter Vermeeren
    Department of Information Technology, iMinds UGent, Ghent, Belgium
    Bioelectromagnetics 36:517-26. 2015
    ..6 W/kg) and 10 g SAR (2 W/kg), respectively. But, an effective radiated power as specified by the Private Mobile Radio at 446 MHz (PMR 446) radio standard can cause localized SAR exceeding SAR limits for 1 g of tissue...