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US20120176000 TEMPERATURE-ACTIVATED VOLTAGE GENERATOR  
An illustrative embodiment of a temperature-activated voltage generator includes a generator housing having a housing interior; a flexible, temperature-sensitive bimetallic element disposed in the...
US20130175952 MEMS ACTUATOR DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED TEMPERATURE SENSORS  
An electro-thermal actuator which includes a unit cell comprising at least one thermal bimorph, the thermal bimorph comprising at least two materials of different thermal expansion coefficient...
US20110093987 MEMS ACTUATOR DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED TEMPERATURE SENSORS  
An electro-thermal actuator which includes a unit cell comprising at least one thermal bimorph, the thermal bimorph comprising at least two materials of different thermal expansion coefficient...
US20150022054 THERMAL ENERGY HARVESTING OPTIMISATION WITH BISTABLE ELEMENTS AND COLLABORATIVE BEHAVIOR  
System for converting thermal energy into electrical energy (S1) intended to be arranged between a hot source (SC) and a cold source (SF), comprising means for converting thermal energy into...
US20150042205 DEVICE FOR CONVERTING THERMAL POWER INTO ELECTRIC POWER  
A device for converting thermal power into electric power includes many conversion cells arranged inside and on top of a substrate. Each conversion cell includes a curved bimetal strip and first...
US20120133245 RADIANT ENERGY IMAGER USING NULL SWITCHING  
In some aspects, the present invention embodies both the method and apparatus for converting a pattern of irradiation to a visible image. An embodiment of the present invention provides an array...
US20150255705 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING BISTABLE STRIPS HAVING DIFFERENT CURVATURES  
A method of manufacturing bistable strips having different curvatures, each strip including a plurality of portion of layers of materials, wherein at least one specific layer portion is deposited...
US20110169372 ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE USING PYROELECTRIC MATERIAL  
Provided is an energy harvesting device using pyroelectric materials. The energy harvesting device includes a first heat source; a second heat source having a temperature higher than a temperature...
US20080278029 ELECTROLESS PLATING PRODUCTION OF NICKEL AND COLBALT STRUCTURES  
A method comprising forming a structural element 115 on a surface 620 of a layer 510 via an electroless plating of nickel or cobalt 130 onto the surface, the layer being rigidly fixed to an...
US20150115769 SYSTEM FOR CONVERSING THERMAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY  
An assembly converting thermal energy into electrical energy including: at least one temperature sensitive bimetallic strip arranged in a space delimited by a hot source and a cold source facing...
US20080278030 DRIVE UNIT AND DRIVE MODULE  
A drive unit and drive module which use a shape memory alloy as a drive source to move a driven member, and which can drive at a high speed, independently of the ambient temperature and the...
US20070241635 Apparatus Comprising a Thermal Bimorph with Enhanced Sensitivity  
A thermal bimorph that exhibits improved layer adhesion and an enhanced bending response is disclosed. The thermal bimorph incorporates corrugations that extend fully through the bimorph to its...
US20090261688 MICROACTUATOR HAVING MULTIPLE DEGREES OF FREEDOM  
A MEMS vertical displacement device for vertically displacing and tilting a vertically displaceable platform. The vertically displaceable platform may be displaced using a plurality of recurve...
US20110122203 THERMAL BEND ACTUATOR WITH CONDUCTION PAD AT BEND REGION  
A thermal bend actuator includes: a first active cantilever beam for connection to drive circuitry, the first beam having a bent planar beam element; a second passive cantilever beam fused to the...
US20070103029 Self-assembling mems devices having thermal actuation  
The present disclosure is broadly directed to a method for designing new MEMS micro-movers, particularly suited for, but not limited to, CMOS fabrication techniques, that are capable of large...
US20100213790 ELECTROSTRICTIVE COMPOSITE, METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME AND ELECTROTHERMIC TYPE ACTUATOR  
An electrostrictive composite includes a first material layer and a second material layer. The first material layer and the second material layer are stacked to each other. The thermal expansion...
US20100149506 Actuator System, Lithographic Apparatus, Method of Controlling the Position of a Component and Device Manufacturing Method  
An actuator system is provided that is configured to move a component relative to a base of the actuator system. The actuator system may include first and second actuating elements, each including...
US20170005253 Radiance Capture Techonolgy  
I. Radiance Capture Technology [RCT] uses established science, in thermal and wave generated energy, which is “captured” in and through a central “Capture Core” of a totally new design and aided...
US20160025078 ELECTROTHERMAL ACTUATORS  
An electrothermal actuator includes at least one connecting portion; at least two operating portions; and at least two electrodes. Each of the at least one connecting portion and the at least two...
US20150300328 THERMOELECTRIC GENERATOR COMPRISING A DEFORMABLE BY-LAYER MEMBRANE EXHIBITING MAGNETIC PROPERTIES  
An electrical generator is composed of a bi-layer membrane enabling the conversion of a thermal energy into electrical energy. The bi-layer membrane is deformable and includes at least two layers...
US20110096421 Drive Device, Lens Barrel, Imaging Device, Lens Drive Method and Method of Producing Shape Memory Alloy  
A lens barrel, an image pickup apparatus, a lens drive method and a method of producing a shape memory alloy used for the drive device are disclosed. A drive device includes: a lens group for...

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