Radiation Protection


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How ARPANSA Searches For EMR Literature

New EMR literature is found by searching several databases as well as notification from peers. The databases that are searched are:


PubMed is a database of biomedical journal articles developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information in the US. It is a text-based search and retrieval system so key words like 'radiofrequency' and 'mobile phone' will show bibliographic information of available literature on the subject.

Terms which are searched include: electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic radiation, electric and magnetic fields, EMR, EMF, ELF, static, radiofrequency, mobile phone, cell phone, cellphone, powerlines, non-ionizing, non-ionising.

The database is located at:



EMF-Portal is a database of literature related to electromagnetic fields research developed by RWTH Aachen University in Germany. This database offers text-based search like PubMed as well as search by different topics. The database is located at:


Google Scholar

Google Scholar is another text-based search and retrieval system available on the web that provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Google Scholar is located at:









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