Enhanced microwave system employing inductive iris

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9681500
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13799561

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A microwave heating system configured to heat a plurality of articles is provided. The microwave heating system includes a microwave splitter, a pair of microwave launchers, and at least one inductive iris disposed between the splitter and the launch opening of one of the launchers. A microwave launcher suitable for use in such a heating system is also provided. The launcher includes an inductive iris disposed within the interior of the launcher, spaced between its inlet and outlet and obstructing at least a portion of the microwave pathway.

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MICROWAVE MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES INC10537 LEXINGTON DRIVE KNOXVILLE TN 37932

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Kimrey,, Jr Harold Dail Knoxville, US 44 34

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