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Fig. 5 | BMC Infectious Diseases

Fig. 5

From: Microwave detection and quantification of water hidden in and on building materials: implications for healthy buildings and microbiome studies

Fig. 5

Thin-film interference: the incident microwave will be partially transmitted and partially reflected at each boundary (air-water or water-container) it encounters. The multiple paths taken by the microwave can interfere with one-another, resulting in oscillations in the net transmission and reflection as a function of parameters such as water layer thickness and microwave wavelength

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