Wireless power transfer enhanced by metamaterials
Japan firm marks one small step for solar energy in space
A major Japanese machinery company said Friday that it has succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly, marking a step toward making solar power generation in space a reality.
Got a phone charger? No, just a wireless pad on a desk
"Got a phone charger you can lend me? No, I need the new type.... Oh, forget it."
Meeting power needs with wireless recharging
If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won't need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged—just get the option for wireless power transfer that lets you drive into your garage and have your battery automatically ...
New oscillator for low-power implantable transcievers
Arash Moradi and Mohamad Sawan from Polytechnique Montreal in Canada discuss their new low-power VCO design for medical implants. This oscillator was implemented to provide the frequency deviation of frequency-shift-keying ...
Versatile design pilotage for wireless power transfer systems
Wireless power transfer (WPT) is expected to be a huge market for in-motion electric motor car powering as the fourth-generation personal mobility.
Intel wireless charging in a bowl coming sooner than later
Researchers develop new wireless power transfer technique
A wireless power transfer technique that uses miniaturised receivers suitable for real-world use has been demonstrated by researchers in Korea. Hyoungjun Kim and Chulhun Seo from Soongsil University used ...
Qi wireless charging standard offers more design freedom
Record ADC for next-generation software defined radio
Nanoelectronics research centre imec will present at this week's VLSI circuits symposium 2014 (Honolulu, June 13) a low power pipelined SAR (successive-approximation register) ADC (analog to digital converter) in 28nm digital ...
Research leads to sensor breakthrough, promises safer structures
UH Mānoa Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor David Ma and Graduate Student Hui Zhang have achieved a long-sought technical breakthrough by proving an efficient method of harvesting mechanical energy ...
Grad students explore wireless power transfer
A new course in spring 2014 used the concept of wireless power transfer to give electrical and computer engineering graduate students a primer in hands-on research and prototyping.
Engineers invent a way to beam power to medical chips deep inside the body
A Stanford electrical engineer has invented a way to wirelessly transfer power deep inside the body, and then use this power to run tiny electronic medical devices such as pacemakers, nerve stimulators, or ...
Three-year battery life for wireless human interface devices with new ultra-low-power 2.4-GHz wirelessUSB NX transceiver
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today introduced its fourth-generation 2.4-GHz WirelessUSB radio-on-a-chip. The new WirelessUSB NX transceiver delivers Cypress's hallmark robust performance along with ultra-low power consumption, ...