The maximum electric field:
c is the speed of light.
Peak magnetic field:
On its highest power setting, a microwave oven can increase the temperature of 0.425 kg of spaghetti by 45°C in 120 seconds. If the average intensity of the microwaves absorbed by the spaghetti is 2.23 × 104 W/m2:
A) What is the peak electric field strength, in volts per meter, absorbed by the spaghetti?
B) What is the corresponding peak magnetic field strength, in teslas?
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