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Title: Apparatus and method for microwave processing of materials using field-perturbing tool

Abstract

A variable frequency microwave heating apparatus designed to allow modulation of the frequency of the microwaves introduced into a multi-mode microwave cavity for heating or other selected applications. A field-perturbing tool is disposed within the cavity to perturb the microwave power distribution in order to apply a desired level of microwave power to the workpiece.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Raleigh, NC
  2. Cary, NC
  3. Oak Ridge, TN
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873690
Patent Number(s):
US 6222170
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
apparatus; method; microwave; processing; materials; field-perturbing; tool; variable; frequency; heating; designed; allow; modulation; microwaves; introduced; multi-mode; cavity; selected; applications; disposed; perturb; power; distribution; apply; desired; level; workpiece; microwaves introduced; allow modulation; desired level; frequency microwave; variable frequency; microwave power; microwave cavity; microwave heating; power distribution; heating apparatus; selected applications; microwave processing; multi-mode microwave; -mode microwave; microwave process; wave cavity; /219/118/

Citation Formats

Tucker, Denise A, Fathi, Zakaryae, and Lauf, Robert J. Apparatus and method for microwave processing of materials using field-perturbing tool. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Tucker, Denise A, Fathi, Zakaryae, & Lauf, Robert J. Apparatus and method for microwave processing of materials using field-perturbing tool. United States.
Tucker, Denise A, Fathi, Zakaryae, and Lauf, Robert J. 2001. "Apparatus and method for microwave processing of materials using field-perturbing tool". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873690.
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Importance of ?casketing? for microwave sintering of materials
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Microwave Sintering of Zirconia-Toughened Alumina Composites
journal, January 1990


Frequency Agile Sources for Microwave Ovens
journal, January 1979


Microwave sintering of titanium diboride
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