energy harvesting

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energy harvesting

Deriving small amounts of energy from the environment for low-power devices. Motion, body heat, solar rays and electromagnetic radiation are examples of sources of energy.
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The ferroelectric materials are used in sensors, actuators, memories, and energy harvesting devices.
This technological breakthrough now makes it possible to quickly calculate the optimal design for magnetic devices with significantly higher power generation efficiency, and will ultimately contribute to the spread of power generation devices that utilize renewable energy such as energy harvesting devices.
The various applications include structural materials, transducers, sensors, actuators and motors, along with others such as energy harvesting devices, mechanical structures, and sports and leisure.
The next generation of energy harvesting devices will eliminate the need for batteries in a rapidly-growing array of low-power sensors, embedded circuits, and wireless communications devices.
Yue et al., "Power output characteristics of magnetic core in CT energy harvesting devices", High Voltage Apparatus, vol.
Compared to the traditional pavement system, the presence of energy harvesting devices may have a negative influence on the structural integrity, leading to weak mechanical properties and crack developments, which may cause internal moisture damages in operations.
energy harvesting devices, which convert the movements of materials that produce
Luhanga, "Piezoelectric energy harvesting devices: an alternative energy source for wireless sensors," Smart Materials Research, vol.
Section 1 introduces biologically-inspired computing, describing applications of vibration-based energy harvesting devices and biologically-inspired wireless power transmission systems.
The wireless sensor network powered by energy harvesting devices, which can scavenge energy from the surrounding environment and convert it to electrical energy, is called as an Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Network (EHWSN) [4].
Adopting a generic model for the RF energy harvesting devices, the goals are usually related with the scheduling of the harvesting devices in order to maximize the utilization of the RF energy and the frequency band constrained by specific throughput fairness policies [8]; the optimization of the harvester communication task to deal with the multiple tradeoffs associated with the physical and MAC layers [9, 10]; the characterization of the RF-EHN performance (throughput) and stability when RF energy harvesting is adopted [11].