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Waveguides and Plumbing

One of the older gentlemen there was a World War 2 veteran who had worked on radar systems during and after the war. He used to tell me that assembling those systems made him a very good plumber. When I asked what he meant, he said that many of the waveguides were made of copper pipe (Figure 1) that was similar to that used for distributing water within homes in the US. Continue reading

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