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A broadband electromagnetic energy harvester with a coupled bistable structure

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This paper investigates a broadband electromagnetic energy harvester with a coupled bistable structure. Both analytical model and experimental results showed that the coupled bistable structure requires lower excitation force to trigger bistable operation than conventional bistable structures. A compact electromagnetic vibration energy harvester with a coupled bistable structure was implemented and tested. It was excited under white noise vibrations. Experimental results showed that the coupled bistable energy harvester can achieve bistable operation with lower excitation amplitude and generate more output power than both conventional bistable and linear energy harvesters under white noise excitation

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Zhu, Dibin and Beeby, Steve (2013) A broadband electromagnetic energy harvester with a coupled bistable structure At PowerMEMS 2013, United Kingdom. 03 - 06 Dec 2013. , pp. 1-5.

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Published date: December 2013
Venue - Dates: PowerMEMS 2013, United Kingdom, 2013-12-03 - 2013-12-06
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 360259
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/360259
PURE UUID: a4367d8d-4197-40cb-9101-a5830f1a0075
ORCID for Steve Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759

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Date deposited: 05 Dec 2013 09:04
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 03:14

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Author: Dibin Zhu
Author: Steve Beeby ORCID iD

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