MEMS/NEMS-enabled energy harvesters as self-powered sensors

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dc.contributor.author Tao, K en
dc.contributor.author Chang, H en
dc.contributor.author Wu, J en
dc.contributor.author Tang, Lihua en
dc.contributor.author Miao, J en
dc.contributor.editor Kottapalli, AGP en
dc.contributor.editor Tao, K en
dc.contributor.editor Sengupta, D en
dc.contributor.editor Triantafyllou, MS en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-27T02:05:39Z en
dc.date.issued 2019 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9783030055530 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46528 en
dc.description.abstract Chapter 1 reviews the recent progress in kinetic MEMS/NEMS-enabled energy harvesters as self-powered sensors. Recent advances and challenges in MEMS/NEMS-enabled self-sustained sensor working mechanisms including electromagnetic, piezoelectric, electrostatic, triboelectric, and magnetostrictive are reviewed and discussed. Recent advances in Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor networks reveal new insight into the understanding of traditional power sources with the new characteristics of mobility, sustainability, and availability. Individually, the power consumption of each sensor unit is low; however, the number of units deployed is huge. As predicted by Cisco, trillions of sensors will be distributed on the earth by 2020. Conventional technologies which employ batteries to supply power may not be the choice. Energy harvesting systems as self-sustained power sources are capable of capturing and transforming unused ambient energy into the electrical energy. Intensive efforts during the last two decades toward the development of micro-/nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS)-enabled energy harvesting technologies have yield breakthroughs in self-powered sensor evolutions. en
dc.publisher Springer en
dc.relation.ispartof Self-powered and soft polymer MEMS/NEMS devices en
dc.relation.ispartofseries SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title MEMS/NEMS-enabled energy harvesters as self-powered sensors en
dc.type Book Item en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-030-05554-7_1 en
pubs.begin-page 1 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=k_CKDwAAQBAJ en
pubs.end-page 30 en
pubs.place-of-publication Cham, Switzerland en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.elements-id 765403 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Mechanical Engineering en
pubs.number 1 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-03-02 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019 en


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