Food, Trends & Microwave Ovens: Industry Experts Share Insight

Contact: Molly Poisant (804) 559-6667 molly.poisant@impi.org For Immediate Release September 30, 2015 September 30, 2015—Home cooks, culinary professionals, food and appliance companies, foodservice and convenience retailers want to be on-trend, dishing up the innovation of the day. Industry pros want to know what to eat, how to prepare it and what the latest trends are […]

Perytons and PSN in Microwave Ovens

In April of this year, widespread global publicity—both print and electronic, including even NPR in the U. S.—was given to a report that an Australian radio astronomy (RA) facility had suffered some RFI, dubbed Perytons, because of its mysterious mimicking of sought-after distant extra-galactic signals (FRB—fast radio bursts) and —(Roll of Drums!!!!)—the culprit was found […]

An Infrared controlled Microwave oven

A recent article on Slate.com “The Microwave Gets Its First (and Possibly Best) New Feature in Decades”, and elsewhere under different titles, described work done by an engineer Mark Rober who put an infrared sensor in the top of a microwave oven and installed the screen in the oven-door claiming that it provides a “heat […]

Rebuttal of “Shield Your Body” Statements

Recent publicity about a start-up company in Las Vegas, named “Shield Your Body”, has produced much misinformation about EM( electromagnetic) energy and its exposure hazards. We single out here one particularly offensive set of statements but we point out that this is just one example of a fairly wide-spread electrophobia, which nowadays is focused on […]

Dr. Peter Glaser Remembered

Dr. Peter Glaser, Microwave Power Visionary, Passes Away by Dr. John M. Osepchuk, IMPI Fellow Dr. Peter Glaser, the key visionary and inventor behind the proposed Space Solar Power System (SSPS), passed away in Lexington, MA on May 29. Dr. Glaser first published the proposal in Science in 1968. Soon thereafter, he was joined by […]

George Freedman Obituary

George Freedman Remembrance on June 11th Remembering Wayland’s Leonardo da Vinci  There was a remembrance and celebration of the life of George Freedman on June 11th at 7:30 pm at the home of friends in Wayland.  Mr. Freedman died at the Briarwood in Needham on March 21st. In many ways, George was Wayland’s very own […]

DoE Issues Regulation on Standby Power of Microwave Ovens

Editor’s Note: IMPI Fellow Dr. John Osepchuk has provided this analysis of the new DoE Regulations. Background: In the past the DoE (Department of Energy) had investigated the option of issuing a regulation to limit the efficiency of microwave ovens above some minimum. This idea was dropped by DoE because of difficulty in obtaining reproducible […]