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Efficient EM Simulation of Shielding Mechanisms in Microwave Ovens

Source: CST of America, Inc.
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Microwave ovens need to be shielded well in order to prevent leakage of RF fields to maintain safety. As humans are exposed to a variety of microwave ovens for cooking, sterilization, and even drying, their designs have to meet legal requirements that determine the amount of acceptable power that can leak beyond a certain distance. This article discusses how electromagnetic simulation can be used to design effective shielding mechanisms in order to adhere to these standards.