Integrated capacitive power-management circuit for thermal harvesters with output power 10 to 1000µW

@article{Doms2009IntegratedCP,
  title={Integrated capacitive power-management circuit for thermal harvesters with output power 10 to 1000µW},
  author={Inge Doms and Patrick Merken and Robert P. Mertens and Chris Van Hoof},
  journal={2009 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference - Digest of Technical Papers},
  year={2009},
  pages={300-301,301a}
}
  • I. Doms, P. Merken, C. Hoof
  • Published 29 May 2009
  • Engineering
  • 2009 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference - Digest of Technical Papers
Energy harvesters [1] power energy-autonomous wireless sensor systems by converting ambient environmental energy into electrical energy. Thermoelectric generators (TEG's) are a suitable compact power supply for both on-the-body and industrial sensors. Due to changing conditions, the generated power and voltage vary. Therefore a power management circuit (PMC) has to store the generated energy in a rechargeable battery or capacitor. It contains a DC/DC-converter with variable conversion factor… 
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