Energy harvesting for wearable and portable devices

Ghannam, R. , Hao, Y., Liu, Y. and Xiao, Y. (2020) Energy harvesting for wearable and portable devices. In: Imran, M. A., Ghannam, R. and Abbasi, Q. H. (eds.) Engineering and Technology for Healthcare. Wiley-IEEE: Hoboken, NJ, pp. 129-152. ISBN 9781119644248 (doi:10.1002/9781119644316.ch7)

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Abstract

The aim of this chapter to provide an overview of the different techniques that can be used to harvest energy for portable and wearable electronic devices. These technologies rely on converting ambient energy, or energy from the body into useful electricity. We discuss each technology‘s working principles, as well as its merits for satisfying the power demands of wearable electronic devices.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ghannam, Dr Rami and Liu, Miss Yuchi
Authors: Ghannam, R., Hao, Y., Liu, Y., and Xiao, Y.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Publisher:Wiley-IEEE
ISBN:9781119644248
Published Online:27 November 2020

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