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re: Vibration energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: Assessments and perspectives
docdivakar   4/18/2012 3:30:29 PM
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I wish figures were hyperlinked to their larger size versions; figure 2 which is an important one to understand is unreadable; same problems with figure 5, and 7. I did like the authors' tripartite approach the energy harvesting and utilization problem. Surely, the approach can be extended to multiple spring mass systems; such an ensemble has the advantage of not needing fine tuning to optimize a system as long as the bounds of the dominant resonant frequencies are known. MP Divakar

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re: Vibration energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: Assessments and perspectives
anne-francoise.pele   7/16/2012 3:25:01 PM
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Dear DocDivakar, You can now click on Figures 2, 5 and 7 to getter a larger and more readable view.

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anne-francoise.pele   7/16/2012 3:25:01 PM
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FYI, Stephane Boisseau and Ghislain Despesse at the CEA-Leti (France) also contributed the article, entitled: "Energy harvesting, wireless sensor networks & opportunities for industrial applications". The link to the article is: http://www.eetimes.com/design/smart-energy-design/4237022/Energy-harvesting--wireless-sensor-networks---opportunities-for-industrial-applications

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re: Vibration energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: Assessments and perspectives
anne-francoise.pele   7/20/2012 9:18:06 PM
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Click on the link below to check out the collection of the Design Articles, Case Studies, Product How-To articles, Teardowns, etc... related to energy scavenging that have been published on Smart Energy Designline. Click here: http://www.eetimes.com/design/smart-energy-design/4372778/Energy-harvesting---Design-archive Check back frequently. The list will be updated as new articles arrive.

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re: Vibration energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: Assessments and perspectives
docdivakar   10/8/2012 4:32:47 PM
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@anne-francoise.pele; I appreciate the follow up and the links (& the larger versions of figures in the article!). The need for cost-effective energy harvesting sensor nodes can not be overstated and is critical to deploying sensor networks for infrastructure monitoring. MP Divakar

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Sebastien Boisseau   11/5/2012 8:51:54 AM
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FYI : more information on Electrostatic and electret-based energy harvesters : http://www.intechopen.com/books/small-scale-energy-harvesting/electrostatic-conversion-for-vibration-energy-harvesting

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re: Vibration energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: Assessments and perspectives
krisi   1/30/2013 9:04:36 PM
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Sebastien, great articles...would you be interested in presenting this topic at emerging technologies symposium in Grenoble? www.cmosetr.com, kris.iniewski@gmail.com



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