The present invention relates to a sensor assembly (105) for a cooking chamber of a microwave oven and a method for controlling such a sensor assembly. The sensor assembly comprises: at least one energy consuming part including a first sensor (108); an energy harvesting part (102) configured to harvest energy from microwave radiation within the cooking chamber; and an energy supply part (106) for supplying energy from the energy harvesting part (102) to the at least one energy consuming part (108). The sensor assembly (105) being configured to: obtain first information indicative of availability of microwave radiation at the energy harvesting part (102); and control at least one energy consuming operation of at least one of the at least one energy consuming (108) part in response to the first information.
|Country/Territory||International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|