Electromagnetic heating

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Is it possible to approximate the amount of heating in tissue (and other materials) due to electromagnetic radiation?
 

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Yes. If you knew the conductivity and size of your tissue you can easily do a simulation to predict the amount of heating. This is often done using FDTD simulations to estimate the amount of absorbed power by the human head from cell phones and such.
 
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