International Microwave Power Institute

The International Microwave Power Institute (IMPI) is an organization devoted to microwave energy and its usage. The organization has conducted surveys [1] as well as educated the public to dispel microwave myths[2]

Founded in Canada in 1966, it is now headquartered in Mechanicsville, Virginia. It was initially created for industrial and scientific purposes, however in 1977, IMPI's purpose was expanded to deal with the evolution of microwave oven for the home.

Its professional journal is the Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy


  1. ^ Frozen Entrees Give Microwaves a Cold Shoulder. Wall Street Journal. 26 Mar 2013.
  2. ^ 'American Hustle’ Didn’t Get Its Microwave Facts Straight, Posted by Marc Silver of National Geographic Magazine on January 9, 2014,

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