C2.4 - Micro Energy Harvesting: Research After the First Decade

M. Kröner, P. Woias, Ch. Eichhorn, M. Wischke & F. Goldschmidtböing
From today’s perspective, micro energy harvesting has seen a tremendous start in the last decade, concerning basic research, fabrication technologies and the outcome of first products and applications. The main driver of this success is the on-going application of distributed and embedded microsystems in almost every area of our daily living. More and more wireless sensors are used in logistics, environmental and building technologies or automotive applications, with their need of a reliable power supply...