Steady-State Oscillations in Resonant Electrostatic Vibration Energy Harvesters

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Show simple item record Blokhina, Elena Galayko, Dimitri Basset, Philippe Feely, Orla 2012-10-15T16:33:41Z 2012-10-15T16:33:41Z 2013 IEEE en 2013-04
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I en
dc.identifier.issn 1549-8328
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we present a formal analysis and description of the steady-state behavior of an electrostatic vibration energy harvester operating in constant-charge mode and using different types of electromechanical transducers. The method predicts parameter values required to start oscillations, allows a study of the dynamics of the transient process, and provides a rigorous description of the system, necessary for further investigation of the related nonlinear phenomena and for the optimisation of converted power. We show how the system can be presented as a nonlinear oscillator and be analysed by the multiple scales method, a type of perturbation technique. We analyse two the most common cases of the transducer geometry and find the amplitude and the phase of steady-state oscillations as functions of parameters. The analytical predictions are shown to be in good agreement with the results obtained by behavioural modeling. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
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dc.subject Vibration energy harvesting en
dc.subject Nonlinear oscillations en
dc.subject.lcsh Bifurcation theory en
dc.subject.lcsh Electrostatics en
dc.subject.lcsh Nonlinear oscillations en
dc.subject.lcsh Energy harvesting en
dc.title Steady-State Oscillations in Resonant Electrostatic Vibration Energy Harvesters en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 60 en
dc.identifier.issue 4
dc.identifier.startpage 875
dc.identifier.endpage 884
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TCSI.2012.2209295
dc.neeo.contributor Blokhina|Elena|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Galayko|Dimitri|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Basset|Philippe|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Feely|Orla|aut|
dc.description.admin DG 10/10/2012 en
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