Harvesting from environment

Nowadays energy harvesting is a hot topic. The possibility to collect energy from environment otherwise wasted has been investigated by several research groups. Around us there is a lot of unused electromagnetic radiation emitted by electronic devices, wi-fi points, telecom transmitting  antennas, and so on. This energy wandering in the air can be collected by suitable receiving antennas, built up also with inkjet technologies above paper. Recent achievements in the field gained in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering are discussed here.

Energy harvesting in general

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About Francesco Buonocore

Francesco Buonocore is an Italian solid state theoretical physicist, staff scientist of the Italian government agency ENEA. Francesco likes Physics, thinking about Physics and how Physics and life are related.
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