Miniature microwave powered steam sterilization chamber

Atwater, James E.; Dahl, Roger W.; Garmon, Frank C.; Lunsford, Teddie D.; Michalek, William F.; Wheeler Jr., Richard R.; Sauer, Richard L.
October 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct97, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p3924
Academic Journal
Describes a small device for the rapid ultrahigh temperature sterilization of surfaces. Delivery of the microwave power generated by a magnetron via coaxial cable to a silicon carbide block housed within the chamber; Introduction of small quantities of water or aqueous hydrogen peroxide into the chamber.


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