If a microwave is off does it still emit radiation?
I was wondering was the microwave carrying any radiation that stays off even still after I turn the circuit breaker off
- .Lv 78 months ago
Microwaves ARE SAFE bro on or off.
- Born YesterdayLv 78 months ago
Microwave ovens don't really use radiation in the
normal interpretation. Cell phone traffic radiates
at about 1 Gigahertz and microwaves at about 2.5
There is no physical source of energy in a
microwave oven. Heating is accomplished by
converting electrical power into something like
- R KLv 78 months ago
no, it doesn't
- 8 months ago
Everything emits radiation by virtue of being at a temperature above absolute 0, but your microwave oven should not emit microwave radiation when it is off. It requires energy to generate those photons and without a power source it can't do that.
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- Anonymous8 months ago
I'm sure if it are still plugged into the wall, it should give off radiation.
- Master ShakeLv 48 months ago
No, it emits electromagnetic radiation which means it needs a power source