Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
Artificial light-harvesting method achieves 100% energy transfer efficiency
Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
Energy harvesting skin generates power from air conditioners
How to make a "perfect" solar absorber
The key to creating a material that would be ideal for converting solar energy to heat is tuning the material's spectrum of absorption just right: It should absorb virtually all wavelengths of light that ...
Quick jolt of energy could improve energy harvesting by a factor of 40
Ancient effect harnessed to produce electricity from waste heat
A phenomenon first observed by an ancient Greek philosopher 2,300 years ago has become the basis for a new device designed to harvest the enormous amounts of energy wasted as heat each year to produce electricity. ...
High-performance FRAM with integrated counter function slashes energy consumption
Fujitsu Semiconductor America today announced the release of MB85RDP16LX, an ultra-low-power FRAM device with an integrated binary counter function.
Researchers demonstrate new technique for generating electricity
Research scientists at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have demonstrated a new technique for generating electrical energy. The new method can be used in harvesting energy from mechanical vibrations ...
Powering space craft of the future
Engineers at Lancaster University are working on powering future 'giant leaps' for mankind.
Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
Piezoelectric chin device harvests jaw movements for energy
'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada.
Disney researchers harvest energy from rubbing, tapping paper-like material
Electric current sufficient to light a string of LEDs, activate an e-paper display or even trigger action by a computer can be generated by tapping or rubbing simple, flexible generators made of paper, thin ...