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Solutions Search - Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

LTC3331 Dual ±5V Power Supply

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 UPS System for Wireless Mesh Networks with Output Supercapacitor Energy Storage

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Charging a Battery with Harvested Energy

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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DC2080A - Energy Harvesting (EH) Multi-Source Demo Board with Transducers

Brian Shaffer - Applications Manager - Boston Design Center Jul 18th 2013
The DC2080 is a versatile energy harvesting demo board that is capable of accepting piezoelectric, solar, 4mA to 20mA loops, thermal powered energy sources or any high impedance AC or DC source. The board contains four independent circuits consisting of the following EH ICs: • LTC3588-1: Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting ...

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MicroGen’s Piezo-MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesters Enable Linear Technology SmartMesh IP Wireless Sensor Network

Jim Drew - Sr Apps Engineer Jun 25th 2013
MicroGen Systems, Inc. announced today that vibration energy harvesting BOLT Power Cells (see Figure 1) enabled a live wireless sensor network (WSN) using Linear Technology’s Dust Networks LTC5800-IPM SmartMesh IP mote-on-chip at the Sensors Expo and Conference exhibition in Rosemont, IL on June 5-6, 2013. The Linear mote ...

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Solar & Piezo Energy Harvester and Battery Life Extender

Mar 18th 2013
The LTC3330 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a DC/DC converter powered by a primary cell battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. The energy harvesting power supply, consisting of an integrated full-wave bridge rectifier and a high voltage buck converter, harvests ...

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LTC3129 Energy Harvesting Converter Operates from a Variety of Weak Sources

Feb 4th 2013
The LTC3129 is a high efficiency, 200mA buck-boost DC/DC converter with a wide VIN and VOUT range. It includes an accurate RUN pin threshold to allow predictable regulator turn-on and a maximum power point control (MPPC) capability that ensures maximum power extraction from non-ideal power sources such as photovoltaic panels. ...

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LTC3588-1 Piezo Energy Harvesting Power Supply - Video Product Brief

Tony Armstrong - Director of Product Marketing Jun 29th 2010
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. An ultralow quiescent current undervoltage lockout (UVLO) mode allows charge to accumulate on ...

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Energy Harvester Operates from Small Temperature Differentials of Either Polarity

Jun 11th 2010
The LTC3109 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter ideal for harvesting surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (thermoelectric generators) and thermopiles. Its unique, proprietary autopolarity topology allows it to operate from input voltages as low as 30mV, regardless of polarity. In this circuit, ...

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LTC3109/LTC4070 Unipolar Energy Harvester Charges Battery Backup

Jan 29th 2010
The LTC3109 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter ideal for harvesting surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (thermoelectric generators) and thermopiles. Its unique, proprietary autopolarity topology allows it to operate from input voltages as low as 30mV, regardless of polarity. In this circuit, ...

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Energy Harvesting Applications

Jim Drew - Sr Apps Engineer Jan 15th 2010
Energy harvesting applications are finding their way into many remote monitoring applications where utility power is not available. New developments in ultralow power microcontrollers with their high level of integration are enabling monitoring systems which draw sub milliwatts of power. Various energy sources that were not ...

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LTC3588-1 Small Solution Size 1.8V Low Voltage Input Piezoelectric Power Supply

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. ...

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LTC3588-1 3.3V Piezo Energy Harvester with 9V Battery Backup

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. ...

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LTC3588-1/LTC3388 Piezoelectric Energy Harvester and 1.2V Secondary Rail

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC3388-1/LTC3388-3 are high efficiency step-down DC/DC converters with internal high side and synchronous power switches that draw only 720nA typical DC supply current at no load while maintaining output voltage regulation.The EN pin can be used to activate the LTC3388-1/LTC3388-3. For instance, in this circuit the LTC3388-1 ...

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LTC3588-1 3.3V Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Powering a Microprocessor with a Wireless Transmitter and 50mA Load Step Response

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. ...

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LTC3588-1 Dual (3.6V/1.8V) Rail Power Supply with Single Piezo and Automatic Supply Sequencing

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. ...

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LTC3588-1/LTC4071 Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with Battery Backup

Jan 6th 2010
The LTC4071 allows simple charging of Li-Ion/Polymer batteries from very low current, intermittent or continuous charging sources. A near-zero current low battery latching disconnect function protects even the lowest capacity batteries from deep discharge and potentially irreparable damage. The 550nA to 50mA operating current ...

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LTC3588-1/LT3009 Piezoelectric 3.3V Power Supply with LDO Post Regulator for Reduced Output Ripple

Apr 30th 2007
The LTC3588-1 integrates a low-loss full-wave bridge rectifier with a high efficiency buck converter to form a complete energy harvesting solution optimized for high output impedance energy sources such as piezoelectric transducers. ...

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