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Micropelt raises funds to expand energy harvest work

5/4/2012 11:25 AM EDT
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krisi
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krisi   5/4/2012 6:05:29 PM
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Any idea how much power can be harvested using these devices? Kris

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wlad01   5/5/2012 3:12:01 AM
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The output power ranges from about 100 uW to 10 mW, depending on the available temperaute gradient and can power wireless sensors and actuators. Micropelt.

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krisi   5/5/2012 1:57:28 PM
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thank you @wlad01...10mW is very impressive, I am used to microwatts levels with any harvesting device...how much temperature gradient do you need to get 10mW?

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GREAT-Terry   5/7/2012 1:27:22 AM
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It depends on how large (how many peltier cells are connected) as each just generate 250uV and current is limited due to form factor. I've seen some people are using one of Micropelt product for a temperature gradient of 2C but it is in 0.1mW range.

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wlad01   5/7/2012 5:41:11 PM
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Please have a look to: http://www.micropelt.com/down/thermo_generator_package.pdf , describes both output power of generator components and combined with a practical heat sink. Micropelt.

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krisi   5/7/2012 5:52:03 PM
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thank you @wlad01...if anyone from Micropelt would be interested in presenting this technology at emerging technologies conference in Vancouver in July (www.cmoset.com) pls let me know, kris.iniewski@cmoset.com

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