Power Supply for Wearable Applications Based on 3D Solar Module Technology (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2012)

Dr Robert Hahn, Head of Portable Power Supply Group Dept.
Fraunhofer IZM
Germany
 
May 15, 2012.

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Presentation Summary

  • A bluetooth stereo music headset ski helmet with glove control using solar power
  • Integrating high efficiency silicon photovoltaic modules into the three dimensional curvature
  • Thin, high efficiency single crystal solar cells

Speaker Biography (Robert Hahn)

Robert Hahn received the Ph.D degree in electrical engineering in 1990.
Since 1995 he is with the Fraunhofer-Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (Fraunhofer-IZM) were he is head of the portable power supply group. He has taken over the coordination of several national and European research projects for the development of new micro-batteries, micro-fuel cells and integrated power supplies for micro systems and portable electronics. Dr. Hahn has authored and co-authored numerous papers in the fields of microelectronics packaging and micro energy systems as well as 18 patents in the area of micro energy systems. He received the f-cell award for the Fraunhofer micro fuel cell development in 2005.

Company Profile (Fraunhofer IZM)

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Fraunhofer IZM specializes in industry-oriented applied research. With four technology clusters, Fraunhofer IZM covers the entire spectrum of technologies and services necessary for developing reliable electronics and integrating new technology into applications. Our customers are as varied as the applications for electronics. We take on development projects for the automotive industry, healthcare and industrial electronics and even textile companies. The Micro Energy Storage & Smart Power group works in the field of integrated rechargeable micro batteries, micro fuel cells and energy harvesting http://www.smart-power.de.
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