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A microwave bowl is placed in a plastic microwave-
Focusing microwave "guns" (magnetron and waveguide)
surround the clamp from all sides.
A camera inspects the 3D dimensions of the food.
Preset programs for various types of food and cooking
are used to achieve "baking"
even "broiling" like effects on the food.
In the expensive versions, an ultrasound image
determines the inner textures, so that a better
preciseness can be achieved.
Areas that would heat up to undesired high temperatures
in a regular microwave oven, are heated for less time or
with lower energy. Areas where an overheating effect is
desired are heated for longer periods. The heat loss of
the food's textures will also be taken into consideration.
A precursor to this idea
[pashute, May 28 2014]
Similar, but without the microwaves
[normzone, May 28 2014]
||This idea was inspired by thoughts about the
drawbacks in a "microwave pot" that I was going to
put here, along with an "egg cooker" (stay tuned).
While writing this idea and searching for the correct
category, (after failing to find Microwave Oven under
Category::Home) I discovered [codesuidae]'s
Microwavepot (c link)
||You could use this to microwave eggs and acheive a set white and a runny yolk (or vice versa).
||This is done for cancer treatment already. One laser
alone won't damage tissue, but where 3 intersect,
you burn away the tumor.
||The equipment is expensive, but could easily be
used for food.