Wireless power transfer achieved at five-meter distance

The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades, from wired to non-wired. Users today enjoy all kinds of wireless electronic gadgets including cell phones, mobile displays, ...

Space station SPHERES run circles around ordinary satellites

(Phys.org) —These are, in fact, the droids that NASA and its research partners are looking for. Inspired by a floating droid battling Luke Skywalker in the film Star Wars, the free-flying satellites known as Synchronized ...

Wireless Power Supplies Using Magnetic Resonance

(PhysOrg.com) -- Until now domestic manufacturers and research institutions have only been focused on the concept that magnetic resonance could be used for wireless power supplies. Companies like Sony Corp. and Toshiba Corp. ...

Near-field routing of hyperbolic metamaterials

Near-field light is invisible light at the subwavelength scale. Harnessed for a variety of practical applications, such as wireless power transfer, near-field light has an increasingly significant role in the development ...

A new measure for wireless power transfer

Wireless power transfer has many promising applications, such as contactless powering, electric vehicles, and energy harvesting. To construct a wireless power-transfer system, a "wireless transfer coupler" is necessary to ...

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