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Microwave/Magnetron question

  1. Feb 7, 2009 #1
    How does microwave produced by magnetron relate to the power?

    For e.g., magnetron produces 3000 MHz microwave and power of the
    magnetron is 100 megawatt, how is this calculated (what is the relationship
    b/w frequency and power?)

    If the power (MW) of the magnetron is increased/or decreased, does that mean
    simply more/less # of microwaves are produced?

    Also, How does the amplitude of the electric field produced by the microwave
    relate to the frequency and power? How can that amplitude be changed
    by the magnetron?

    Thank you.
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 9, 2009 #2
    from what i can tell an increase in the input power leads to a higher rate of wave creation, and by using poyntings vector along with the amount of these waves created (like intensity) you get an idea of the energy flux and how that changes with the amount of wave creators (electrons).
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