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Title Micro and nano energy harvesting technologies / Bin Yang, Huicong Liu, Jingquan Liu, Chengkuo Lee.
Imprint Boston : Artech House, [2015]
©2015

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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Series Artech House microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) library
Microelectromechanical systems series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Energy harvesting.
Energy conversion.
Power resources.
Nanotechnology.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Preface; 1 Piezoelectric MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesting; 1.1 Working Principle; 1.2 Mechanical and Electrical Modeling; 1.3 Fabrication of Piezoelectric MEMS Energy Harvesters; 2 Electromagnetic MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesting; 2.1 Basic Principle and Modeling; 2.2 Characterization of Coils and Magnets; 2.3 Review of Existing Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters; 3 Electrostatic MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesting; 3.1 Basic Principles; 3.2 Electret-Free Electrostatic Microharvesters; 4 Triboelectric Energy Harvesting; 4.1 Working Principle; 4.2 Materials and Fabrication.
4.3 Development of Triboelectric Energy Harvesters5 Strategies for High-Performance Vibration Energy Harvesters; 5.1 Hybrid Energy Conversion Strategies; 5.2 Frequency Broadening Strategies; 6 Microelectronic Circuits for Vibration Energy Harvesting; 6.1 Overview of Energy-Harvesting Electronics; 6.2 Case Study of Energy-Harvesting Electronics; 7 MEMS Acoustic Energy Harvesting; 7.1 Working Principle; 7.2 Acoustic Microharvester; 7.3 Application of Acoustic Energy Harvester; 8 MEMS Wind-Flow Energy Harvesting; 8.1 Small-Scale Windmills for Energy Harvesting.
8.2 Wind-Belt Fluttering for Energy Harvesting8.3 Vortex-Induced Vibration for Energy Harvesting; 8.4 Helmholtz Resonance for Energy Harvesting; 8.5 MEMS-Based Air-Flow Energy Harvesting; 9 MEMS Thermal Energy Harvesting; 9.1 Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting; 9.2 Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting; 10 Nano-Based Energy Harvesting; 10.1 Piezoelectric Effect in Nanowires and Nanofibers; 10.2 ZnO Nanowire Harvesters; 10.3 Organic PVDF-Based Nanofiber Harvesters; 10.4 PZT Nanofiber Harvesters; 11 Applications of Energy Harvesters; 11.1 Bio-MEMS Applications.
11.2 Tire Pressure Monitoring in Automobiles11.3 Structural Health Monitoring; About the Authors; Index.
Summary Seeking renewable and clean energies is essential for releasing the heavy reliance on mineral-based energy and remedying the threat of global warming to our environment. In the last decade, explosive growth in research and development efforts devoted to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology and nanowires-related nanotechnology have paved a great foundation for new mechanisms of harvesting mechanical energy at the micro/nano-meter scale. MEMS-based inertial sensors have been the enabler for numerous applications associated with smart phones, tablets, and mobile electronics. This is a valuable reference for all those faced with the challenging problems created by the ever-increasing interest in MEMS and nanotechnology-based energy harvesters and their applications.nnThis book presents fundamental physics, theoretical design, and method of modeling for four mainstream energy harvesting mechanisms -- piezoelectric, electromagnetic, electrostatic, and triboelectric. Readers are provided with a comprehensive technical review and historical view of each mechanism. The authors also present current challenges in energy harvesting technology, technical reviews, design requirements, case studies, along with unique and representative examples of energy harvester applications. Publisher abstract.
Other Author Liu, Huicong, author.
Liu, Jingquan (Professor), author.
Lee, Chengkuo, author.
Other Title Print version: Yang, Bin (Associate professor). Micro and nano energy harvesting technologies. Boston : Artech House, [2015] 9781608078141