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  • Grabell is referring to millimeter-wave scanners, which rely on low-energy radio waves and perform the exact same function as X-ray scanners without the potential harm to health.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • In the new system, Toyota uses cameras and a super sensitive radar called "millimeter-wave," both installed in the front of the vehicle, to detect possible crashes such as a pedestrian crossing the road.

    The Seattle Times

  • The next talk was on the ground-breaking work done with millimeter-wave VLBI and was given by Shep Doelman of MIT Haystack.

    Archive 2009-01-08

  • Lucy Ziurys of the University of Arizona presented some of the science already being done with ALMA technology on other millimeter-wave telescopes in Arizona.

    URSI Update #1

  • Currently, there are roughly 250 X-ray scanners and 264 millimeter-wave scanners in U.S. airports, largely funded by Obama's stimulus plan.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • At a minimum, the X-ray scanners need to be replaced with radio-frequency millimeter-wave scanners, which, unlike their counterparts, have not been shown to cause cancer in humans.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • The millimeter-wave band is in the extremely high frequency part of the radio spectrum, from 30 to 300 GHz.

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  • Two types of machines are currently in use: the backscatter X-ray type, and the newer millimeter-wave scanner.

    Say cheese

  • In February, the TSA announced it would begin testing millimeter-wave scans “in the place of the walk-through metal detector at six airports” (San Francisco, Miami, Albuquerque, Tulsa, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas).

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  • However, Manchester airport, which uses scanners that deploy low-level x-ray beams, said millimeter-wave scanners were less efficient.

    Heathrow trials privacy-friendly bodyscanners


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