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Microwave thawing package and method

United States Patent

March 16, 2004
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A package for containing frozen liquids during an electromagnetic thawing process includes: a first section adapted for containing a frozen material and exposing the frozen material to electromagnetic energy; a second section adapted for receiving thawed liquid material and shielding the thawed liquid material from further exposure to electromagnetic energy; and a fluid communication means for allowing fluid flow between the first section and the second section.
Fathi; Zakaryae (Cary, NC), Lauf; Robert J. (Oak Ridge, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Knoxville, TN)
10/ 120,753
April 11, 2002
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and UT-Battelle, LLC.