Design considerations for a universal smart energy module for energy harvesting in wireless sensor networks
2011 Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems, WISES 2011 (): Art. no. 6086015 (2011)-20)
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This paper presents the design of a universal energy module for nodes in wireless sensor networks. It supports a wide range of energy harvesters and energy storage systems. The focus is on the efficient conversion and storage of energy and to provide a smart platform for higher level energy management functions. The module provides maximum power point tracking and supports hybrid harvesters. © 2011 University of Applied Scien.