Posts Tagged ‘piezoelectric devices’

A New System that Harvest Electricity from Nature’s Motions

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 12:27 No Comments

Scientists at the Duke University have developed a novel approach that they believe can help generate electricity from nature’s motion. Energy harvesting is the process of converting one form of energy, such as motion, into another form of energy, in this case electricity. Strategies range from the development of massive wind farms to produce large [...]

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Kinetic Energy Generated from Marching Soldiers to be Converted into Energy

Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:37 No Comments

Researchers at the University of Leeds aims to develop a system that can harness kinetic energy from marching soldiers. The $1.5 million plan will focus on finding a way to convert human energy into usable power for military field applications. It is part of the larger “battery-free soldier” project that also includes development of solar [...]

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New nanogenerator that can convert movement into electricity

Friday, March 27, 2009 15:05 1 Comment

This new nanogenerator that can convert the energy of body movements into electricity was developed by the scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology. The obtained energy can be used to power a broad range of electronic devices such iPods and cellphones without using batteries.

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