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Old 04-15-2004, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by lektrikpuke
I always thought that microwave ovens were tuned to the resonant frequency of water, but I read that this is not correct on
No, microwave ovens are not tuned to any particular resonance of water. I did a Staff Report that touches on this subject. The upshot is that if the oven were tuned thusly, the absorption of microwave energy would be so great as to prevent the interior of most foods from cooking at all.
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