WiTemp Wireless Temperature Transmitter for Process Industry Applications Powered by Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting - Field Trial Results (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2013)

Dr Kai Koenig, Scientist
Dr Ulf Ahrend, Principal Scientist-Sensor Solutions
Apr 17, 2013.


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Presentation Summary

  • The progress of a thermoelectrically powered wireless temperature transmitter
  • Field trial results
  • Future activities and applications

Speaker Biography (Kai Koenig)

Dr. Kai König is employed as a scientist at the ABB Corporate Research Center in Ladenburg, Germany. His current research topics include industrial sensors, energy harvesting, and autonomous process devices. He studied physics, microelectronics and biology in Heidelberg, and received his PhD in 2011 from the German Cancer Research Center and the University of Heidelberg for his work on microparticle-based peptide array synthesis on CMOS chips.

Speaker Biography (Ulf Ahrend)

Ulf Ahrend studied Physics at the Technical University Braunschweig and at Virginia Tech (USA). During his Ph.D. studies he worked on turbulent heat transfer at MIT and Technical University Braunschweig.
Currently, he is Principal Scientist at ABB's Corporate Research Center Germany. His main focus is on sensor-based condition monitoring and autonomous sensing devices using energy harvesting.

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