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Microwave oven EM wave amplitude

  1. Dec 15, 2013 #1
    I don't really know how to quantify EM waves when it comes to amplitude, but I understand that MRI rf waves are measured in units of tesla. What is the amplitude of a typical microwave oven EM wave in Tesla (mT, uT)??
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  3. Dec 16, 2013 #2


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    Tesla is the measurement of a magnetic field strength ( more precisely, magnetic flux density)

    Whereas a RF transmitter like a microwave oven ( or any other transmitter), it would normally be the electric field
    strength that is measured and that is usually in dBuV/m

    Others may expand on that :)

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