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Optimization of an Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Device

Optimization of an Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Device
Optimization of an Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Device
This paper presents the modeling and optimization of an electromagnetic-based generator for generating power from ambient vibrations. Basic equations describing such generators are presented and the conditions for maximum power generation are described. Two-centimeter scale prototype generators, which consist of magnets suspended on a beam vibrating relative to a coil, have been built and tested. The measured power and modeled results are compared. It is shown that the experimental results confirm the optimization theory.
0018-9464
3509-3511
Saha, C
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O’Donnell, T
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Loder, H
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Tudor, J
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Saha, C
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O’Donnell, T
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Loder, H
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Saha, C, O’Donnell, T, Loder, H, Beeby, S and Tudor, J (2006) Optimization of an Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Device. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42 (10), 3509-3511.

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This paper presents the modeling and optimization of an electromagnetic-based generator for generating power from ambient vibrations. Basic equations describing such generators are presented and the conditions for maximum power generation are described. Two-centimeter scale prototype generators, which consist of magnets suspended on a beam vibrating relative to a coil, have been built and tested. The measured power and modeled results are compared. It is shown that the experimental results confirm the optimization theory.

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Published date: October 2006
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 263653
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/263653
ISSN: 0018-9464
PURE UUID: d1775cf7-1003-4d60-990b-f9fa0c28e314
ORCID for S Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759

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Date deposited: 05 Mar 2007
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:07

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