News - 15 Oct 2012
A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the...
News - 20 Aug 2021
Any time you turn on a light at home or in the office, you are expending energy. But what if flipping the light switch meant producing energy too?
We usually think of solar, or photovoltaic...
News - 15 May 2013
Touchstone Semiconductor, a leading developer of high-performance, low-power analog integrated circuit solutions, today announced the TS3300 boost regulator.
The TS3300 uses only 3.5µA of...
News - 30 Nov 2012
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe and Solliance (ECN, imec, TNO, Holst Centre, TU/e, Forschungszentrum Jülich) are counting on a highly promising form of power generation: organic photovoltaics (OPV)....
News - 21 Nov 2015
Research Frontiers, At the November 17-19 NBAA show in Las Vegas, Nevada, and at the November 8-12 Dubai Airshow in Dubai, UAE, the growing use of SPD-Smart electronically dimmable windows (EDWs) for...
News - 6 Jun 2012
University of Maryland’s Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials research team has developed a new type of sensitive detector of infrared light called hot electron bolometer that is...
News - 25 Aug 2010
IDTechEx has published a report titled ‘Active RFID and Sensor Networks 2011-2021’, investigating at length the key players, the markets, the technologies, cost price per unit, tag numbers...
News - 31 May 2010
Location tracking, condition monitoring, environmental monitoring, industrial controls, and building automation systems use wireless sensor networks (WSNs) that are powered by energy harvested...
Article - 23 Oct 2020
This multidisciplinary project aims at demonstrating an energy-autonomous miniature wireless sensor node that is powered with a 3 segment PV-cell and a solid-state battery.
Article - 5 Jun 2018
By equipping robotic devices with sensors, robotics have become increasingly capable of performing a multitude of complex and sophisticated tasks for various industrial purposes.