ABSTRACT Different metals were tested to determine if microwave irradiation can heat liquid
metals. Temperature profiles of different molten metals under microwave radiation
revealed that molten metals are primarily microwave reflectors. To explain this
phenomenon, microwave heating mechanisms and skin depths of conductors have been
introduced. The influences of resistivities on metal skin depths are also discussed.
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