News tagged with power electronics

Nanogenerator's output triples previous record

(—Taking an important step forward for self-powered systems, researchers have built a nanogenerator with an ultrahigh output voltage of 209 V, which is 3.6 times higher than the previous record of 58 V. The nanogenerator, ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Nanophysics feature
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MEMS device generates power from body heat

( -- In an attempt to develop a power source that is compact, environmentally friendly, and has an unlimited lifetime, a team of researchers from Singapore has fabricated an energy harvesting device that generates ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Engineering feature
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Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost

Wearable electronic devices for health and fitness monitoring are a rapidly growing area of consumer electronics; one of their biggest limitations is the capacity of their tiny batteries to deliver enough power to transmit ...

dateJul 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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