Patent Number: 6,169,277

Title: Apparatus for the selective heating of foods disposed on a tray using a gyrotron for microwave heating of the foods

Abstract: In an apparatus for the selective heating of foods disposed on a serving tray to serving temperature by means of a microwave oven having a gyrotron as a heat source, individual guide means are provided for guiding the microwave radiation individually to particular dishes on the tray and a control computer controls the radiation of, and the heat generated in, the dishes during passages of the tray with the dishes through the microwave oven.

Inventors: Feher; Lambert (Linkenheim-Hochstetten, DE), Schnack; Manfred (Ritterhude, DE), Schnack; Sven (Ritterhude, DE)

Assignee: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH

International Classification: B64D 11/00 (20060101); B64D 11/04 (20060101); H05B 6/80 (20060101); H05B 006/68 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018