2. Microwaves – Theory

  1. Manoj Gupta and
  2. Wong Wai Leong, Eugene

Published Online: 8 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470822746.ch2

Microwaves and Metals

Microwaves and Metals

How to Cite

Gupta, M. and Wai Leong, Eugene, W. (2007) Microwaves – Theory, in Microwaves and Metals, John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd, Singapore. doi: 10.1002/9780470822746.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470822722

Online ISBN: 9780470822746

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Keywords:

  • microwaves - theory;
  • microwaves, part of electromagnetic spectrum - from 300MHz to 300 GHz;
  • common terminology - equations, related to microwave heating;
  • electromagnetic theory, by Maxwell - mathematical framework, combined effects of electricity and magnetism;
  • summary of equations and symbols - in electromagnetic theory;
  • penetration depth of selected metals - and microwave frequencies;
  • microwave–material interaction;
  • microwave interaction with materials - categories;
  • electromagnetic field and material interaction;
  • different polarization mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals

  • Microwave–Material Interactions

  • Summary

  • References