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Ultra-wide bandwidth piezoelectric energy harvesting

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dc.contributor.author Hajati, Arman
dc.contributor.author Kim, Sang-Gook
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-05T21:14:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-05T21:14:00Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08
dc.date.submitted 2011-01
dc.identifier.issn 0003-6951
dc.identifier.issn 1077-3118
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/75264
dc.description.abstract Here, we present an ultra wide-bandwidth energy harvester by exploiting the nonlinear stiffness of a doubly clamped microelectromechanical systems (MEMSs) resonator. The stretching strain in a doubly clamped beam shows a nonlinear stiffness, which provides a passive feedback and results in amplitude-stiffened Duffing mode resonance. This design has been fabricated into a compact MEMS device, which is about the size of a US quarter coin. Based on the open circuit voltage measurement, it is expected to have more than one order of magnitude improvement in both bandwidth (more than 20% of the peak frequency) and power density (up to 2 W/cm3) in comparison to the devices previously reported. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher American Institute of Physics en_US
dc.relation.isversionof http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3629551 en_US
dc.rights Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. en_US
dc.source Kim en_US
dc.title Ultra-wide bandwidth piezoelectric energy harvesting en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hajati, Arman, and Sang-Gook Kim. “Ultra-wide Bandwidth Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting.” Applied Physics Letters 99.8 (2011): 083105. Web. © 2011 American Institute of Physics. en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science en_US
dc.contributor.approver Kim, Sang Gook
dc.contributor.mitauthor Hajati, Arman
dc.contributor.mitauthor Kim, Sang-Gook
dc.relation.journal Applied Physics Letters en_US
dc.identifier.mitlicense PUBLISHER_POLICY en_US
dc.eprint.version Final published version en_US
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle en_US
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewed en_US
dspace.orderedauthors Hajati, Arman; Kim, Sang-Gook en


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