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US20110018396 POWER GENERATION UNIT AND LIGHT EMITTING TOOL  
A flexible vibration board (12), a piezoelectric element (13) fixed to at least one side of the vibration board (12), and a fixed board (14) and a weight (16) for promoting deformation of the...
US20100295322 FLOOR SUITABLE FOR GENERATING, CONVERTING AND/OR STORING ENERGY  
The invention concerns a floor suitable for generating, converting and/or storing energy, wherein this energy can be generated, converted and/or stored by placing and/or displacing mass thereon,...
US20150022005 Hybrid Energy Harvesting Device and Fixed Threshold Power Production  
Systems and methods here are described for harvesting energy, certain embodiments including a power generator, a rotatable base attached to the power generator, one or more protruding blades...
US20140062093 BUILDINGS WITH WIND-ENERGY-CONVERSION SYSTEMS  
An embodiment of a building may include a wind-energy-conversion system with a duct that may be a substantially vertical converging nozzle. An energy extractor may be fluidly coupled to the duct....
US20140292145 ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM  
A system, in certain embodiments, includes a joint and an energy harvesting system. The energy harvesting system includes an energy conversion system configured to convert kinetic energy from...
US20140311544 POWER GENERATOR  
A power generator includes layered-polymer piezoelectric element that is arranged on an object to be a heat source and a vibration source, and that generates electric power according to vibration...
US20130300345 Jaw Powered Electric Generator  
An electric generator powered by the opening and closing of a user's jaw. In one embodiment, a portion of an electric generator is mechanically stressed by a user's teeth when the user opens or...
US20150145376 ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME  
According to embodiments of the present invention, an energy harvesting device is provided. The energy harvesting device includes a plurality of energy harvesting elements, each energy harvesting...
US20130229089 POWER COLLECTOR STRUCTURE AND METHOD  
A power collector structure connected to a base is repetitively deformed or bent. The power collector structure is bar-like, and is connected to the base in an essentially rigid manner. A power...
US20110298215 NEAR SHORE WEC SYSTEM  
Systems are described for obtaining energy from water movements in shallow waters, using panels (4) that are pivotally mounted (13) near the sea floor in shallow water and that extend up to the...
US20130207520 POWER GENERATOR  
An electrical power generator has one or more serpentine elements that are made of a poled piezoelectric or electrostrictive ceramic, one or more electrically conductive shims or foils and at...
US20150207436 PLEZOELECTRIC GENERATOR FOR SUPPLYING POWER TO PORTABLE TERMINAL  
A piezoelectric generator for power supply of a portable terminal is provided. The piezoelectric generator includes: a portable terminal case which has a battery mounting part formed on one...
US20150061375 ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
An energy harvesting system for an aircraft includes an energy storage device, and an energy harvesting member electrically connected to the energy storage device and mechanically linked to the...
US20130328446 PIEZOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR  
Provided is a piezoelectric power generator that has an overall compact size and in which a plurality of piezoelectric elements having a low natural frequency of vibration and that generate a...
US20120068576 ENERGY HARVESTING ELECTRIC DEVICE  
Provided is an energy harvesting electric device capable of increasing output power. The energy harvesting electric device includes an energy harvester array including a plurality of energy...
US20130119826 VORTEX RESONANCE WIND TURBINE  
Wind turbine consisting of an anchoring to the ground or to a base and a mast, the natural oscillation frequency of which is purposely adjusted to the frequency of appearance of the air vortices...
US20120119624 POWER GENERATOR EMPLOYING PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENTS  
An efficient electrical power generator employs a plurality of piezoelectric devices in a rigid container. The top cover of the rigid container is capable of moving and in direct contact with a...
US20130293068 ASYNCHRONOUS FLUIDIC IMPULSE STRAIN-BASED ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM  
Energy harvesting systems and devices are provided that harvest energy from external asynchronous force impulses using fluidic force transfer of the external force impulses to a plurality of...
US20130293067 SYSTEM FOR HARVESTING ENERGY FROM DOOR OR DOOR HARDWARE MOVEMENT  
An electrical generation system for a doorway including a door includes a lock mechanism movable between an engaged position and a disengaged position to allow the door to move between a closed...
US20130119825 ASSEMBLY FOR CONVERTING MOTION INTO ELECTRICAL POWER  
An assembly for converting motion into electrical power includes a piezoelectric crystal which is deformed in response lateral movements of a rotating mass. A hydraulic force transmission unit can...
US20140312740 ENERGY HARVESTER DEVICE FOR IN-EAR DEVICES USING EAR CANAL DYNAMIC MOTION  
An energy harvester device located into an in-ear device and harvesting energy from dynamic motion of the wall of the outer ear canal receiving the in-ear device therein, with an external sheath...
US20150115775 PIEZOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR USING WIND POWER  
A piezoelectric power generator using wind power is provided. To elaborate, the piezoelectric power generator has a central axis unit with a charger, a piezoelectric film supporting frame engaged...
US20140028151 GENERATOR  
A generator includes a sliding member, a first power generation element and a second power generation element. The sliding member is made of a biomass-containing material. The first power...
US20120234095 ENERGY HARVESTING POWER SOURCES FOR GENERATING A TIME-OUT SINGAL FOR UNEXPLODED MUNITIONS  
A method for generating electrical power from an acceleration of an object is provided. The method including: vibrating a mass-spring unit upon an acceleration of an object; transmitting a force...
US20150179922 TWO-DIMENSIONAL ZINC-OXIDE NANOSHEET-BASED POWER GENERATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME  
The present invention relates to a two-dimensional zinc-oxide nanosheet-based piezoelectric power generation device. More specifically, the present invention relates to a piezoelectric power...
US20120181796 Method and system for energy harvesting  
A power-recapture method and system converts mechanical energy, which would otherwise be dissipated, into available electrical energy. A plurality of computer-coordinated Electric Generators are...
US20120068577 Power Harvesting Scheme Based on Piezoelectricity and Nonlinear Deflections  
An energy harvesting device (FIG. 1) and a method of using the energy harvesting device to generate an electrical charge are described. The energy harvesting device comprises a mass (2) and at...
US20150015114 Piecewise Piezoelectric Energy Harvester  
A piezoelectric energy harvester device has a cantilevered structure with a rectangular proof mass portion defined by holes through a substrate along three sides of a proof mass portion and...
US20110204751 Generators For Very-High-G Energy Harvesting  
A method for harvesting energy from a high-G acceleration of a munition. The method including: proving a vibrating mass-spring unit in a housing of an energy harvesting device; and reducing an...
US20110140578 PIEZOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR  
Provided is a small piezoelectric power generator applied to a wireless sensor network system of a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) for monitoring an internal environment of a tire such as...
US20130147317 MEMS KINETIC ENERGY CONVERSION  
The present disclosure provides a micro device. The device has a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) movable structure, a plurality of metal loops over the MEMS movable structure, a...
US20110296906 Piezoelectric Generator  
A piezoelectric generator includes a piezoelectric element, a spring element, a mass element, and at least one stop. The piezoelectric element, the spring element, and the mass element form a...
US20120256427 Temperature-Activated Voltage Generator  
An illustrative embodiment of a temperature-activated voltage generator includes a generator housing having housing interior; a flexible, temperature-sensitive bimetallic element disposed in the...
US20120161583 PIEZOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR FOR FEEDING EMERGENCY POWER  
A piezoelectric power generator for feeding emergency power, includes a frame; a fixing unit comprising a left fixing body coupled to an upper left side of the frame and a right fixing body...
US20120161582 MEMS KINETIC ENERGY CONVERSION  
The present disclosure provides a micro device. The device has a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) movable structure, a plurality of metal loops over the MEMS movable structure, and a...
US20130175902 Pavement Interlayer  
A pavement interlayer, suitable for laying between layers of pavement, includes: at least one layer of interlayer material, a plurality of piezoelectric elements; at least one transmission line,...
US20120013223 MICRO ELECTRIC GENERATOR, METHOD OF PROVIDING THE SAME, AND ELECTRIC GENERATING DEVICE  
A micro electric generator is disclosed, which comprises: at least one electrically conductive fiber, and at least one piezoelectric ceramic layer covering on the surface of that at least one...
US20120038250 WIND ENERGY GENERATOR USING PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIAL AND AUXILIARY MECHANISM THEREOF  
A wind energy generator using a piezoelectric material and an auxiliary mechanism thereof are disclosed. The wind energy generator comprises the auxiliary mechanism and the piezoelectric material....
US20150008797 NANOMETER ELECTRICAL GENERATOR  
A piezoelectric generator is developed by providing a closed vessel within which piezoelectric powders of nanometer sizes are placed with an inert impact material and a viscous inert liquid which...
US20150008791 NANOMETER ELECTRICAL GENERATOR  
A piezoelectric generator is developed by providing a closed vessel within which piezoelectric powders of nanometer sizes are placed with an inert impact material and a viscous inert liquid which...
US20150188028 SELF-POWERED GENERATOR, METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME AND PIEZOELECTRIC ENERY-HARVESTING DEVICE USING THE GENERATOR  
A self-powered generator is provided. The generator includes a piezoelectric nanorod member layer that includes a first layer; a second layer; and a plurality of piezoelectric nanorods disposed...
US20120326448 RAIL BARREL DIRECT ENERGY TRANSFEROR PIEZOELECTRICITY  
The rail barrel direct energy transferor is a modified rail barrel within which a flywheel consisting of two propellers rotate and traverse back and forth in order to transfer rotational energy to...
US20110304239 Electromechanical Energy converter for Generating Electric Energy From Mechanical Movements  
An electromechanical energy converter for generating electric energy from mechanical vibrations has a bending bar, which is clamped at a fastening point to a holder that can be set in vibration...
US20130069487 ELECTRICAL ENERGY GENERATOR USING PIEZOELECTRIC CRYSTALS  
An electrical energy generator and a method of generating electrical energy are provided. The electrical energy generator has a rotating drive shaft, a first member connected to the rotating drive...
US20140210313 ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE HAVING SELF-POWERED TOUCH SENSOR  
Provided is an energy harvesting device having a self-powered touch sensor so that the energy harvesting device is capable of sensing pressure due to an external touch without using external power...
US20120119625 ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE  
A piezoelectric energy harvesting device (PEHD) comprising a driving element, conducting element, piezoelectric layer and non-piezoelectric layer capable of converting ambient mechanical energy...
US20110291526 PIEZOELECTRIC STACK COMPRESSION GENERATOR  
A stack of piezoelectric elements, in the form of an elongated rod divided in to segments, for generating electric energy in response to compressive stress is provided comprising: piezoelectric...
US20120230021 ADAPTIVE HYDROKINETIC ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM  
An adaptive system for harvesting hydrokinetic energy from flowing fluid uses a hydrofoil-type vane in a flow-way and an electrical power generator to convert torque generated by the oscillating...
US20110210554 High-Efficiency MEMS Micro-Vibrational Energy Harvester And Process For Manufacturing Same  
The present invention relates generally to a High Efficiency MEMS Micro-Vibrational Energy Harvester (╬╝VEH) having a thick beam bimorph architecture. The disclosed architecture is capable of...
US20100294976 COMPOSITION FOR ENERGY GENERATOR, STORAGE, AND STRAIN SENSOR AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Compositions and devices for harvesting electrical energy from mechanical and thermal energy, storing such produced energy, and sensing strain based on low cost materials and processes. In...

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