Herring, Benjamin L.
September 2009
Infonomics;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p46
Trade Publication
The article focuses on energy harvesting where Peter Harrop, chairman of IDTechEx Inc., defines it as the conversion of ambient energy into electricity to power electronic devices. Harrop cites that Harvard University is on the quest of dirt-burning microbial fuel cells that may provide light in third world countries. Other investigations about ways to harvest energy includes Piezoelectric batteries, wireless sensor networks and the battery-free, energy-harvesting radio transmitter.


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