Energy Harvesting - Others

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Energy Harvesting (EH) also known as Energy scavenging is the use of ambient energy to provide electrical power for small electronic and electrical devices.

An Energy Harvesting System consists of an Energy Harvester Module and a processor/transmitter block. The Energy Harvester module captures milli-watts of energy from light, vibration, thermal or biological sources. A possible source of energy also comes from RF such as emitted from cell phone towers. The power is then conditioned and stored within a battery, an efficient quick charging capacitor or one of the newly developed thin film batteries. The system is then triggered at the required intervals to take a sensor reading, through a low power system. This data is then processed and transmitted to the base station. This kind of EH System eliminates the dependency of the system on battery power and reduces the need to service the system.

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Application Notes (5)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 8 KB 07 Apr 2011 1823
HTM 8 KB 14 Jun 2010 130
HTM 8 KB 18 Sep 2009 1127
HTM 8 KB 24 Mar 2009 900
HTM 8 KB 16 Jul 2002 625
    

Selection and Solution Guides

Selection Guides (4)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 5.8 MB 10 Jun 2016 46465
PDF 5.35 MB 23 Mar 2016 20143
PDF 1.76 MB 11 Oct 2013 1533
PDF 175 KB 11 Jun 2010 944

Solution Guides (2)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1.96 MB 18 Dec 2014 12103
PDF 409 KB 10 Jan 2011 3631

Product Bulletin & White Papers

Product Bulletin (2)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 1.06 MB 08 Nov 2013 1570
PDF 475 KB 31 Jan 2013 1980

White Papers (6)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 960 KB 21 Mar 2016 5780
PDF 776 KB 26 Oct 2015 5570
PDF 393 KB 27 Jun 2014 15167
PDF 1.07 MB 28 May 2014 635
PDF 1.85 MB 19 Sep 2013 3438
PDF 322 KB 25 Jun 2012 531

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