Introduction to RF Solid State Microwave Heating

1.1 Introduction Microwave heating is the use of RF (Radio Frequency) energy in the microwave spectrum (typically 2.45GHz) to heat an item. Although microwave cooking of food is the most common application, microwave heating and drying has widespread use in industry. 1.1.1 Magnetron Figure 1: Magnetron from Domestic Microwave Oven Although you probably don’t recognise [...]