Microwave Fun

In December 2002 we had an old micorwave that we were about to throw away for various reasons. Before disposing of it, however, we decided to do an experiment with creating a plasma by microwaving a flame. The results were quite spectacular, as this video shows:

 

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Some other interesting web sites with microwave plasmas are:

Microwave Grape Plasma

Funny Things to Do with a Microwave

A Huge List of Microwave Experiments (Also here)