Welcome to the LEXNET project : Low EMF Exposure Networks

Over the past 30 years, wireless communications systems that are using electromagnetic fields (EMF), have been increasingly used. The versatile use of new mobile phones, and the development of home wireless networks, as well as the emergence of pervasive wireless systems, are strengthening this tendency.

To date, no adverse health effects have been established, although questions still exist. In order to respond to the public concern, some national or local authorities have recommended some practices and measures to minimise EMF exposure, but these actions focus mainly on cellular network base stations and access points. Since the exposure is induced by the downlink (from the network to the phone), but also from the uplinks (from the phone to the network), these actions do not correctly respond to the relevant questions and even can induce a rise of exposure.

17 leading telecommunications operators, vendors, research centers and academic institutions have launched the LEXNET project (Low EMF Exposure Networks), a research project supported by the European Commission under the FP7 workprogram, to develop effective mechanisms to reduce 50% (at least) of the public exposure to EMF, without compromising the quality of service.

 

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28 February 2014 LEXNET convened session in EuCAP’2014 on "Low Exposure in Mobile and Wireless Communications Systems"

LEXNET will have a convened session in EuCAP’2014  The Hague, The Netherlands, Thursday, April 10th, 2014, 9h00-10h20/11h00-12h20, Room Asia.Ten papers will be presented covering aspects ranging from SAR prediction to EMF...[more]


12 December 2013 LEXNET quoted in the report "Développement des usages mobiles et principe de sobriété" to the French Prime minister

The report on mobile usage development, "Développement des usages mobiles et principe de sobriété", which was delivered to the French prime minister in November 2013, has been released. LEXNET is often quoted...[more]


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