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Electromagnetic fields and microwaves

  1. Dec 30, 2011 #1
    I need some help with properties of electromagnetic fields in the presence of microwaves. specifically will a electromagnets field, powered by an external power supply, function normally in a microwave chamber?
    Will the magnetron induce a current in the copper coil?
    Would the external power supply work over that, basically ignoring any power trying to be pushed back through the wire?
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  3. Dec 30, 2011 #2


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    Welcome to the PF.

    Why are you putting metal inside of a microwave oven?
  4. Dec 30, 2011 #3
    Its an electromagnet, and its meant to contain the plasma im generating.
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