Apparatus and Method for Energy Harvesting

March 25, 2020


Converting vibrations into power for electronic devices

Technology Overview

An energy harvesting apparatus and method have been developed to convert environmental vibrations into electrical energy for the purpose of powering electronic devices. The design includes a piezoelectric component that can generate an AC voltage, an AC-DC converter configured to convert the generated AC voltage to a DC voltage, an output for sending the generated current to an electronic device, and a feedback loop.