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Micro battery and capacitive energy harvesting workshop

One-day WORKSHOP, Berlin April 27th 2015.
 
Workshop Profile
 
Rechargeable micro batteries are an enabling technology for energy autarkic systems such as wireless sensor nodes and medical sensors. This workshop presents two related developments: the Fraunhofer integrated micro battery alongside with flexible capacitive energy harvesting and battery technology developed in FP7 MATFLEXEND. In both cases, numerical simulations have been performed to optimize both the battery and the harvester design.
 
The entire production chain is discussed, including novel materials for battery electrodes and printable separators, high-k dielectrics and flexible electrodes, micro battery packages based on ceramics (LTCC), silicon and flex laminate technologies, and ultra-low power electronics for harvester and battery management. Battery integration and prototype devices are demonstrated.
 
Durable flexible energy harvesters developed in MATFLEXEND are especially intended for wearables including smart textiles, shoes and other applications where mechanical compliance is needed. The harvesters will be designed such that they can scale to a variety of sizes, and can be mass-produced in a continuous process.
 
 
The workshop will offer a platform to discuss device opportunities and applications of this innovative micro energy technology.
 
Registration
 
Please register by April 10th, 2015 with our web tool:
 
Contact: Georg Weigelt - Phone: +49 30 46403-279
 
Venue
Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany
 
Who should attend?
 
  • Materials researchers for rechargeable micro batteries and nano-materials for energy harvesters
  • Developers of power supplies for miniaturized and wearable electronics
  • Product and application developers and designers
 
 
 
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