2009

Energy Harvesting Technologies

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ISBN: 978-0-387-76463-4 (Print) 978-0-387-76464-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. Piezoelectric and Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-39

      Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

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      Pages 41-77

      Electromechanical Modeling of Cantilevered Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters for Persistent Base Motions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-105

      Performance Evaluation of Vibration-Based Piezoelectric Energy Scavengers

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      Pages 107-128

      Piezoelectric Equivalent Circuit Models

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      Pages 129-161

      Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting

  3. Energy Harvesting Circuits and Architectures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 165-194

      On the Optimal Energy Harvesting from a Vibration Source Using a Piezoelectric Stack

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-208

      Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensors

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      Pages 209-266

      Energy Harvesting using Non-linear Techniques

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      Pages 267-286

      Power Sources for Wireless Sensor Networks

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 287-321

      Harvesting Microelectronic Circuits

  4. Thermoelectrics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 323-323

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 325-336

      Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting

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      Pages 337-351

      Optimized Thermoelectrics For Energy Harvesting Applications

  5. Microbatteries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 355-363

      Thin Film Batteries for Energy Harvesting

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      Pages 365-385

      Materials for High-energy Density Batteries

  6. Selected Applications of Energy Harvesting Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 387-387

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 389-404

      Feasibility of an Implantable, Stimulated Muscle-Powered Piezoelectric Generator as a Power Source for Implanted Medical Devices

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 405-430

      Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting for Bio MEMS Applications

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 431-458

      Harvesting Energy from the Straps of a Backpack Using Piezoelectric Materials

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 459-492

      Energy Harvesting for Active RF Sensors and ID Tags

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 493-506

      Powering Wireless SHM Sensor Nodes through Energy Harvesting

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 507-517