Examples of microwave applications research in Canada are described to help illustrate the reasons for the adoption of this energy efficient electrotechnology. Microwave processing of advanced ceramics, minerals, chemical synthesis and environmental wastes is being pursued as well as the more traditional common applications in the food and rubber industries.
This article is from 'Ceramic Transactions. Volume 21. Proceedings of the Symposium on Microwave Theory and Application in Materials Processing Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society (23rd) Held in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 29 - May 3, 1991,' AD-A253 631, p3-15.