A wet thermal paper method for measuring of mode patterns and heat distributions in a high-power microwave multimode cavity is developed. The exposure time of the paper is evaluated. It is shown that this method allows measuring and recording mode patterns in the loaded and unloaded cavity, and the heat distribution inside the cavity with a load movement. The mode patterns and heat distributions along horizontal and vertical planes of the cavity are presented. Possible applications of the method in medicine and biology are discussed, and a calibration protocol of a microwave oven for microwave radiation exposure on cell cultures in the cavity is given.
S. Kharkovsky and U. C. Hasar, "Measurement of Mode Patterns in a High-Power Microwave Cavity," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2003.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIM.2003.820453
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Calibration; Calibration Protocol; Cavity Resonators; Cell Cultures; Heat Distributions; High-Power Microwave Cavity; Horizontal Planes; Microwave Heating; Microwave Measurement; Microwave Oven; Microwave Radiation Exposure; Mode Patterns Measurement; Multimode Cavity; Optimum Exposure Time; Ovens; Temperature Distribution; Vertical Planes; Wet Thermal Paper Method
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