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The Reality About Energy Harvesting

Lorandt Foelkel (Field Application Engineer, Wurth Elektronik eiSos GmbH)

Location: Ballroom F

Date: Thursday, January 30

Time: 8:00am - 8:45am

Track: 10. Power Integrity in Power Distribution Networks, 14. Machine Learning for Microelectronics, Signaling & System Design

Format: Technical Session

Pass Type: 2-Day Pass, All-Access Pass, Alumni All-Access Pass - Get your pass now!

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Advanced

Introduction to Energy Harvesting, what type of ambient energies are available, what are the challenges in converting (& storing) these energies into usable energy? Examples of real life use cases demonstrating that Energy Harvesting has already progressed from the laboratory to commercial applications. Some power electronics related applications for Energy Harvesting. How to convert the ambient energy to usable energy? In case that are problems with energy & voltage levels & their sporadically, how can be solved.


Low Power, Energy Harvesting, Thermal Electric Generator, TEG, Solar, Piezo,

Intended Audience

Electronic design engineers, low power designer,