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    Power II: Energy Harvesting Electronics

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    Energy Harvesting (also known as energy scavenging) is the process of capturing and converting small amounts of naturally occurring, ambient energy to power anything from small devices, such as sensors, microcontrollers, and wireless transceivers, to residential/commercial building systems. Energy harvesting systems extract and manage power from non-conventional power sources, such as acoustic, electromagnetic, electrostatic, fluidic, solar, thermoelectric, and vibrational energy. The energy captured can be used directly or stored for future use. In this learning module, we will first define these energy harvesting sources, and then take a closer look at photovoltaic systems, one of the most common types of energy harvesting systems, as well as discuss the circuitry used to produce, capture, and store energy, including some adjunct circuitry for power management and protection.

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    Energy Harvesting Dev Kit

     

    Microchip Energy Harvesting Development Kit 16-Bit PIC MCU

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    MAX17710GB20EVKIT# -  Energy Harvesting Charger

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    Energy Harvesting PMIC

     

    Silego GreenPak Configurable Mixed Signal IC

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    Capacitor

     

    Vishay Hybrid Storage 196 HVC ENYCAP™ Capacitors

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    Switching Power Supply

     

    Bel Power Solutions DIN Rail Switching Power Supplies

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    Power Module

     

    Rohm SiC Power Module 

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