ResearchMoz

Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting 2012-2022: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx
Published Date » 2012-07-31
No. Of Pages » 138
   
 Piezoelectric energy harvesters generate electricity depending on the amount of force used in compressing or deforming the material, the amount and type of deformation of the material's crystal structure and the speed or frequency of compressions or vibrations to the material. There are more than 200 appropriate materials which need careful selection for the particular application. 
   
 This report is the first to assess the progress, applications, players, challenges and forecasts of piezoelectric energy harvesters. Many companies are developing piezoelectric energy harvesters to power consumer electronics, sensors and much more. Already the huge success for this type of energy harvester is in creating the electrical arcs in cigarette lighters, but the future for this...
Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

2. INTRODUCTION TO PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTING 
2.1. What is piezoelectric energy harvesting? 
2.2. How piezoelectricity works 
2.3. How piezoelectric materials are made 
2.4. PZT - leading piezoelectric material used today 
2.5. Single Crystal Piezo 
2.6. Piezo Fibre Composites PFCs and IDEPFC 
2.6.1. Piezo and pyroelectric energy sources 
2.7. Power requirements of different devices 
2.8. Piezoelectric energy harvesting compared with alternatives 

3. PIEZOELECTRICS AS AN ENERGY HARVESTER 
3.1. Vibration harvesting 
3.1.1. Wideband 
3.1.2. Damping 
3.1.3. Remote controllers 
3.2. Movement harvesting options 
3.2.1. Application Case Study: Power paving 
3.2.2. Application Case Study:: Duke University Harvesting energy from natural motion 
3.2.3. Morgan Technical Ceramics: Development of energy-harvesting mat 
3.2.4. Princeton Energy harvesting rubber sheets 
3.2.5. Application Case Study:: CEA/Leti-Minatec Harnessing vibrations from raindrops 
3.2.6. Application Case Study: SolarBionic Vibration harvesting 
3.2.7. Application Case Study: CORNELL: Flapping leaf generator for wind energy harvesting 

4. NEW MATERIALS AND FORM FACTORS FOR PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTERS 
4.1. MEMS piezo electric energy harvesting 
4.1.1. MEMs piezoelectric harvester with record power output 
4.2. Thin film, printed, spray-on piezoelectric energy harvesters 
4.3. Thermal Acoustic Piezo Energy Conversion 
4.3.1. Turning heat into sound, then electricity 
4.4. Piezoelectric ribbons and fibres 
4.5. Zinc oxide nanowires 
4.5.1. Piezoelectric graphene 
4.5.2. Graphene can behave like a piezoelectric material 
4.6. Optimal shape piezoelectric energy harvesters 
4.7. Technique for fabricating piezoelectric ferroelectric nanostructures 
4.8. Giant piezoelectric effect to improve energy harvesting devices 
4.9. Potential for lead-free piezoelectric ceramics 
4.10. Electro-active papers 
4.11. Electroactive Polymers and Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Devices 
4.12. Piezoelectric fabric that can detect and produce sound 

5. APPLICATIONS OF PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTERS 
5.1. Consumer Electronics 
5.1.1. Application Case Study: Michigan Tech: Energy harvesting backpack 
5.1.2. Piezoelectric kinetic energy harvester for mobile phones from Nokia 
5.1.3. Small scale wind turbines 
5.2. Energy harvesting for Vehicles 
5.2.1. Application Case Study: Piezo Power Source for tyre pressure monitoring 
5.2.2. Application Case Study: Piezoelectric roads for California 
5.2.3. Application Case Study: Energy harvesting for robots 
5.3. Healthcare 
5.3.1. Application Case Study: Breakthroughs with sensing in the human body 
5.4. Powering Wireless Sensors 
5.4.1. Application Case Study: Printing Piezo Energy Harvesters 
5.5. Switching and Lighting: Piezoelectric Energy harvesting 
5.5.1. Application Case Study: PulseSwitch Systems 

6. MARKET FORECASTS 
6.1. Short term challenges in the energy harvesting market 

7. COMPANY PROFILES 
7.1. Advanced Cerametrics 
7.2. Agency for Defense Development 
7.3. Algra 
7.4. Arveni 
7.5. Boeing 
7.6. Carnegie Mellon University 
7.7. Chinese University of Hong Kong 
7.8. Fraunhofer IKTS 
7.9. Georgia Institute of Technology 
7.10. Holst Centre 
7.11. Honeywell 
7.12. IMEC 
7.13. Imperial College 
7.14. ITT 
7.15. Meggitt Sensing Systems 
7.16. MicroStrain Inc. 
7.17. Midé Technology Corporation 
7.18. National Taiwan University, 
7.19. NNL - Universita del Salento 
7.20. PulseSwitch Systems 
7.21. Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
7.22. Smart Material Corp. 
7.23. Technical University of Ilmenau 
7.24. Texas Micropower 
7.25. Tokyo Institute of Technology 
7.26. Tyndall National Institute 
7.27. University of Idaho 
7.28. University of Princeton 
7.29. Virginia Tech 

8. REFERENCES 

APPENDIX 1: IDTECHEX PUBLICATIONS AND CONSULTANCY 

List of Tables

NA

List of Figures

NA

Upcoming Reports:

Yield Monitoring Devices and Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020
By - Transparency Market Research
Yield monitoring refers to monitoring several factors such as pesticides, effect of weather, soil properties, and fertilizers required for crop (yield) production. Yield monitoring is a part of precise agriculture which is a farming management concept for measuring, observing and responding to variations in the land and subsequently the yield/harvest. In order to implement proper management of crops that are sensitive to the location (climate and soil composition) and require precise farming, the farmers deploy yield monitoring techniques. Yield monitoring devices and services...
Poland: aircraft engines market
By - Williams and Marshal Strategy
This report presents a comprehensive overview of the aircraft engines market in Poland and its state as of January 2014. It provides detailed analysis of the industry, its dynamics and structure. The purpose of the report is to describe the state of the aircraft engines market in Poland, to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes and dynamics of production, imports, exports and consumption, the characteristics of the market for the period 2008-2012 and to build a forecast for the market development until 2018. In the same way, the report presents an elaborate...
Liquid Packaging Cartons Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019
By - Transparency Market Research
In 2013, the world consumed more than 1,200 billion liters of packaged liquid food, which was about 3.5% more than the consumption in 2012. The main segments of liquid food were water, soft drinks, dairy products and fruit juices among others. The consumer preference for ready–to-carry liquid food has led to a tremendous growth in the liquid packaging cartons market in the last decade, and this trend is only expected to increase in the forthcoming years. The liquid packaging cartons can be of various sizes, shapes and application types, and are easy to design and model...

Research Assistance

We will be happy to help you find what you need.
Please call us or write us:

866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free)
Tel: +1-518-618-1030
Email: sales@researchmoz.us
Select License type:

Share this report

Related News

ARM-based Microcontrollers Launched by Toshiba
Jan 29, 2015  
Recently, Toshiba has added to its line two ARC Cortex M4F based microcontrollers of the series TX04. These two microcontrollers called TMPM475FDFG and TMPM470FDFG are able to operate at two non-brush DC motors simultaneously. These two microcontrollers are aimed to satisfy the demands of consumers for more efficient motors and add the vectoring technology to make sure a high-level...
Telefonica Deal Allows Sky to Venture into U.K. Mobile Market
Jan 29, 2015  
Sky Telecom Inc. on Thursday announced that beginning from 2016, the telecommunications company will be offering mobile services in the United Kingdom. This will be possible after the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) deal with Spanish multinational telecommunications company Telefonica is finalized. Sky’s strategy so far has been to deliver premium content to its mobile...
Increasing LTE Subscribers Help SK Telecom Jump Q4 Net
Jan 29, 2015  
South Korea’s leading mobile operator SK Telecom Co. said on Thursday that its fourth quarterly earnings jumped owing to a surge in number of subscribers who switched to its speedier mobile internet connection. Another reason for this jump in earnings was due to an increase in sales from the business solution services division of SK Telecom. The net profit came to a total of...
Kuwait’s Zain Plans Potential Sale of Transmitter Towers
Jan 29, 2015  
Zain, a telecom operator in Kuwait has appointed a team of advisors to help analyze the prospective sale of the operator’s transmitter towers in a few of the eight markets where it has operations. The company issued a statement on Wednesday where the announcement was made. Zain has controlling stakes in numerous mobile companies in Iraq, Kuwait, South Sudan, Sudan, Jordan, and...
JCTC to Partner with Manufactures to train Students
Jan 29, 2015  
Chip Blankenship, CEO of GE Appliances announced his plan to form a partnership with Technical College and Jefferson Community to bridge the gap between skilled manufacturing labor and unmet demand in the industry. According to a report published by Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, there are about 600,000 jobs that have to be filled in with skilled...