Harvesting energy from vibrations

Taylor, Colleen
June 2007
Electronic News;6/25/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 26, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement made by the Belgium-based research center IMEC-NL that it fabricated an energy harvester that it said generates energy from mechanical vibrations by using micromachining technology. According to IMEC, the harvester has obtained output power as high as 40 micro-Watts, purportedly achieving the range of required power for wireless sensor applications.


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