TITLE

ENERGY SCAVENGING OFFERS ENDLESS POWER POSSIBILITIES

AUTHOR(S)
Quinnell, Richard A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Electronic Design;4/9/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of an energy harvesting system that extracts energy from the environment to power electronic devices. It notes that this system which minimize the industry's wiring cost and installation time stems from microcontrollers, wireless networking and the ability to capture and utilize minute amount of power by various means. It also states that the system has two elements which are the electricity-producing energy converters and power management blocks.
ACCESSION #
37808550

 

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