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US20150313519 MOTION ENERGY HARVESTING WITH WIRELESS SENSORS  
A system and method for generating power when one or more motion sensitive structures are moved. The system may include one or more sensing components which, acting alone or in combination, are...
US20080277941 Generation of Electrical Power From Fluid Flows  
A device for the generation of electrical power from a fluid flow, and more particularly for harvesting power from flows downhole in oil or gas wells, comprises a cylinder or other blunt body (1)...
US20140174496 HYBRID GENERATOR USING THERMOELECTRIC GENERATION AND PIEZOELECTRIC GENERATION  
A hybrid generator using a thermoelectric generation and a piezoelectric generation are provided. The hybrid generator includes first and second insulating layers spaced apart from each other; a...
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...
US20070188053 Injection molded energy harvesting device  
Embodiments of an injection molded energy harvesting device are described. In one embodiment, a piezoelectric cantilever is produced via an injection molding method to harvest vibration energy...
US20100141095 NANO PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME  
Provided are a nano piezoelectric device and a method of forming the nano piezoelectric device. The nano piezoelectric device includes a lower electrode, a nanowire extending upward from the lower...
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...
US20100171394 ENERGY HARVESTING FOR IMPLANTED MEDICAL DEVICES  
An energy harvesting device positionable within a blood vessel for use in generating energy for powering all or a portion of the functions of a diagnostic or therapeutic medical implant. The...
US20130161957 ENERGY GENERATING SUPPORTS  
Energy harvesting systems are described in which electroactive materials, such as dielectric elastomers, may be utilized to absorb the shocks, bumps, and vibrations from the road or path to...
US20100190198 ASYMMETRIC SYSTEMS  
Among other things, a combination comprises interaction with a system that has a perturbation. In such perturbed system, a non-directional input is applied to a first variable of the system. Based...
US20100317978 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HOUSING MODIFIED FOR PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTING  
Methods, systems, and apparatus for powering and/or recharging medical devices implanted within the body are described. An illustrative implantable sensor for sensing one or more physiologic...
US20100084947 High Efficiency Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Having Spiral Structure  
The present invention relates to a piezoelectric energy harvester having a high energy transformation efficiency and a low natural frequency. The piezoelectric energy harvester includes an elastic...
US20120299441 PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ELECTRIC CIRCUITS ON A GIVEN SURFACE  
A compound (2), and a process to polarize it, are described able to form conductive or isolating tracks. The compound comprises a substrate of solvent, and a dispersion in the substrate. The...
US20120133210 HYBRID ENERGY HARVESTER AND PORTABLE DEVICE THE SAME  
Disclosed are a hybrid energy harvester and a portable device including the same. The hybrid energy harvester according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a...
US20110278989 Power Generation Member, Power Generation Device Using Same and Power Generation System.  
To provide a power generation member having a high power generating capacity, a power generation device using the same, and a power generation system. A power generation member 1 includes: a...
US20090195124 ENERGY HARVESTING FROM AIRPORT RUNWAY  
The present invention relates to an apparatus system and method for power harvesting on roads and highways using a piezoelectric generator. The invention is to provide a system and a method for...
US20060255690 Methods and apparatus for power generation  
An apparatus for generating an electrical power upon an acceleration of the apparatus is provided. The apparatus including: a piezoelectric member having at least a portion thereof formed of a...
US20110109201 Manual control device with power generation function and remote control device with power generation function  
A manual control device with a power generation function includes a manual input unit of a touch sensor type, a control unit that detects a direction input in the manual input unit and performs a...
US20120155758 ELECTRONIC COMPONENT WITH THREE ASSOCIATED FUNCTIONS  
Electronic component which modifies, by electronic re-equilibration, mechanical efficiencies, audio-visual effects, and food products. The electronic component eCRT is a regulator which, like...
US20140028027 Novel Electrical Generators For Use In Unmoored Buoys And the Like Platforms With Low-Frequency and Time-Varying Oscillatory Motions  
A buoy for generating electrical energy from an roll/pitch motion resulting from a passing wave. The buoy including: a body; a pendulum member rotatably disposed on the body at a first end of the...
US20150008798 PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENT, ACTUATOR ELEMENT, ACTUATOR, POWER GENERATING ELEMENT, POWER GENERATING DEVICE AND FLEXIBLE SHEET  
A piezoelectric element is provided which enables superior piezoelectric effects to be attained while having a comparatively simple structure and being easy to produce. The piezoelectric element...
US20110156532 Integrated Piezoelectric Composite and Support Circuit  
A module includes a flexible support member, a first piezoelectric element, a second piezoelectric element, an energy harvesting circuit, and a circuit element. The energy harvesting circuit...
US20160013737 Electrical Energy Generator and Method of Generating Electrical Energy  
Electrical energy generators are provided, and in one embodiment the generator, includes a capture element configured to be situated in a fluid so that a lift force is generated on said capture...
US20100026142 HUMAN ENERGY HARVESTING AND STORAGE SYSTEM  
A human energy harvesting and storage system that captures energy from various human activities and stores that energy on a vehicle to be used for various vehicle applications. In one embodiment,...
US20090230916 System and method for creating a networked infrastructure distribution platform of small wind energy gathering devices  
A roadway system for energy generation and distribution is presented. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, the roadway system comprises a plurality of ground-based wind energy...
US20160111980 ENERGY HARVESTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF HARVESTING ENERGY  
According to embodiments of the present invention, an energy harvesting device is provided. The energy harvesting device includes a microchannel arranged to receive a fluid, a bluff body arranged...
US20050206275 Apparatus and method to generate electricity  
A source of electric power is disclosed. The power source comprises a piezoelectric element configured to generate an electric charge responsive to an applied stress, where that piezoelectric...
US20050127677 Roadway generating electrical power by incorporating piezoelectric materials  
A process for generating electricity from vehicular traffic includes distributing a plurality of piezoelectric elements no higher than an adjacent surface of a roadway. Electric current is...
US20110074249 POLYMER COMPOSITE PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIAL AND PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICE USING THE SAME  
A polymer composite piezoelectric material is formed, which includes a matrix of an organic polymer resin, and a piezoelectric material included in the matrix. The piezoelectric material contains...
US20100295655 Power-generating unit for a tire sensor module  
A power-generating unit for a tire sensor module of a vehicle tire has: a piezoelectric element, which is displaceable between a first stable bent position and a second stable bent position and...
US20100187832 DEVICES FOR RECEIVING AND USING ENERGY FROM A BUILDING ENVIRONMENT  
A device for use in a building automation system includes a first circuit configured to receive non-electrical energy from an environment in which the device is placed and convert the...
US20090212665 Power harvesting scheme based on piezoelectricity and nonlinear deflections  
An energy harvesting device and a method of using the energy harvesting device to generate an electrical charge are described. The energy harvesting device comprises a mass and at least two...
US20130221802 POWER GENERATING MODULE AND MOBILE DEVICE HAVING THE SAME  
A power generating module includes a multipiezoelectric channel unit including a plurality of rods connected to a frame, the rods including a piezoelectric material to generate a voltage in...
US20110304240 HIGH EFFICIENCY PIEZOELECTRIC MICRO-GENERATOR AND ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM  
This present invention provides a power supply for implanting into a patient's body and providing electricity to a load within the body, said power supply comprising an enclosure; adapted for...
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...
US20050134149 Piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting device  
A piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting device which is made up of a first mass, a second, a first spring coupled to the first mass, and a second spring coupled to the second mass. A...
US20080191584 SPRING DISC ENERGY HARVESTER APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An energy harvesting apparatus and method that is especially well suited for harvesting low frequency broadband vibration energy from a vibrating structure is presented. The apparatus includes a...
US20080074002 Piezoelectric energy harvester  
A mechanism for capturing mechanical energy and converting it to electrical energy for use continually charging or providing emergency power to mobile, battery-powered devices comprises a...
US20140077662 PIEZOELECTRIC APPARATUS FOR HARVESTING ENERGY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONICS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME  
This disclosure presents an advanced design of an energy harvester that utilizes a piezoelectric element to convert vibration to electricity. The advanced design is based on a fixed-fixed folded...
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...
US20100164433 Wireless Battery Charging Systems, Battery Systems and Charging Apparatus  
Disclosed is a battery charging system, a battery system, a charging apparatus, wherein the charging apparatus includes an ultrasonic wave generator configured to be in intimate proximity to an...
US20100141094 PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM  
A mechanical energy harvester, such as for an electronic system such as a sensor system. The energy harvester has a spring with one end connected to a support structure, and a piezoelectric...
US20090146534 Piezoelectric Generator  
A piezo-generator is specified with a resonance system which includes a piezoelectric transducer. The generator includes a feedback circuit, which is connected to the output of the piezoelectric...
US20100253632 INPUT MODULE HAVING PIEZOELECTRIC PAD  
One or more piezoelectric pads are disposed into a keyboard and electrically connecting to a rechargeable battery of an electronic device or a portable electronic device. When one button of the...
US20050012434 Robust piezoelectric power generation module  
An electrical power generation system includes a transducer that generates electrical energy under dynamic mechanical loading. A buffer is mechanically coupled to the transducer and adapted to be...
US20160156287 HALF-TUBE ARRAY VIBRATION ENERGY HARVESTING METHOD USING PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS  
A piezoelectric transducer for harvesting ambient vibration energy is made up of a curved substructure beam, two half-tube piezoelectric elements and a mass block. One end of the beam is fixed on...
US20090134747 Piezoelectric Generator  
A piezoelectric generator with a piezoelectric element and a mechanical transducer is specified and includes an oscillation device and an activator for transmitting a mechanical force to this...
US20130163189 Hand-Held Electronic Devices and Related Methods for Improving Thermal Behavior of Such Devices  
Hand-held electronic devices and methods for improving thermal behavior of such devices are provided. In this regard, a representative hand-held electronic device includes: a processor operative...
US20090160294 Piezoelectric Generators Having an Inductance Circuit For Munitions Fuzing and the Like  
A piezoelectric generator for generating power from an acceleration is provided. The piezoelectric generator including: a piezoelectric member capable of producing an output power; means for...
US20120049694 Micromachined Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with Polymer Beam  
A micromachined piezoelectric energy harvester and methods of fabricating a micromachined piezoelectric energy harvester are disclosed. In one embodiment, the micromachined piezoelectric energy...

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