Applications for Thermal Energy Harvesting (Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2014)

Mr Jim Bierschenk, Director of Global Technology
II-VI Marlow
United States
Nov 19, 2014.

Presentation Summary

Wireless sensor networks continue to proliferate as does the desire to utilize thermal gradients that exist throughout our industries and homes to create power sources for a wide variety of sensor applications. These new thermal power sources marry the latest low-voltage step-up, power conditioning, electrical storage and charge management electronics with low cost thermoelectric technology, proven in volume production with unsurpassed quality and reliability. Thermal energy harvesting offers unparalleled scalability, enabling harvested power outputs that range from hundreds of microWatts to Watts depending on the size, heat source and temperatures available.

Speaker Biography (Jim Bierschenk)

James L. (Jim) Bierschenk - is the Director of Global Technology at II-VI Marlow and the Director of II-VI Marlow's Power Generation Business Unit. Jim joined Marlow in 1987 and has over 27 years of thermoelectric design and technical management experience. He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Texas with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. Jim is the recipient of 8 US patents and has numerous publications in the thermoelectric field.

Company Profile (II-VI Marlow)

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