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Microwave experiments
Attention: Danger!

Always remember:
The reproduction of these experiments is quite dangerous and probably will destroy your microwave oven!

So please don't try such things yourself!!


Introduction History Halogen lamp 1 Halogen lamp 2 Phase tester


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The used defective (!) halogen lamp.

As you can see in the video, the microwave field is powerful enough to ionisate the gas filling of the lamp. It is interesting to see how bright the generated light is (it was too bright to look into it)!
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