1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Can microwave em radiation interferes with radiowave em radiation?

  1. Aug 11, 2013 #1
    Just a thought because of the anomalous planck satellite cmb data, and the second largest continuous structure in our solar system that almost fried the pioneer probe... Jupiter's magnetosphere which is known emitting radiowaves.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 11, 2013 #2

    mfb

    User Avatar
    2016 Award

    Staff: Mentor

    Radiowaves from Jupiter do not influence microwave measurements at Planck.
     
  4. Aug 13, 2013 #3
    Yes, that's what ESA said, all possible causes of measurement goofs were systematically eliminated.
     
  5. Aug 13, 2013 #4

    Drakkith

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    It's not just that. Detecting radio and microwaves require different sized antennas/detectors. Small detectors used for microwaves are very bad at detecting long wavelength radio waves and vice versa. Also, if they are using waveguides to get the microwaves to the detectors, then practically all of the radio waves energy would be absorbed by the waveguides before they could arrive at the detector anyways.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Can microwave em radiation interferes with radiowave em radiation?
  1. EM radiation (Replies: 6)

  2. Em radiation (Replies: 4)

Loading...