Energy harvesting: a review of recent developments

Energy harvesting: a review of recent developments Purpose – This paper aims to provide details of recent energy harvesting developments. Design/methodology/approach – Following an introduction, this paper first considers mechanical and biomechanical energy harvesting developments. It then discusses hybrid harvesting technologies and self-powered sensors and concludes with a brief discussion. Findings – Energy harvesting is the topic of a major research effort and growing commercial activities. Several advanced technologies are being used to develop sophisticated devices to harvest individual or combined energy sources. These developments are expected to play a central role in many emerging sensor markets. Originality/value – This paper provides technical details of a selection of recently reported energy harvesting developments. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sensor Review Emerald Publishing

Energy harvesting: a review of recent developments

Sensor Review, Volume 35 (1): 5 – Jan 19, 2015

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0260-2288
DOI
10.1108/SR-05-2014-652
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to provide details of recent energy harvesting developments. Design/methodology/approach – Following an introduction, this paper first considers mechanical and biomechanical energy harvesting developments. It then discusses hybrid harvesting technologies and self-powered sensors and concludes with a brief discussion. Findings – Energy harvesting is the topic of a major research effort and growing commercial activities. Several advanced technologies are being used to develop sophisticated devices to harvest individual or combined energy sources. These developments are expected to play a central role in many emerging sensor markets. Originality/value – This paper provides technical details of a selection of recently reported energy harvesting developments.

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Sensor ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 19, 2015

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