Patent Number: 6,166,361

Title: Actuators released by remote microwave radiation

Abstract: Actuators that generate positional change and external force in response to remote microwave radiation. In a preferred embodiment the actuators remotely release an electrical connector by the heating of a friable metal element; and to the method of using microwave actuators for efficient disassembly of a manufactured hard goods entity.

Inventors: Bettinger; David S. (Grosse Ile, MI)

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International Classification: F03G 7/06 (20060101); H01R 4/01 (20060101); H01H 61/00 (20060101); H05B 006/70 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017