Murata's Energy Harvesting Devices and Applications for WSN (Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2013)

Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa, Device Development Manager
Murata Manufacturing
Mr Hiroaki Tsumori, New Technology & Products Development Manager
Murata Electronics NA, Inc.
United States


Murata Manufacturing (Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa) - Presentation*
Murata Manufacturing (Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa) - Audio Presentation*

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  • Concept of the Energy Harvesting
  • About Murata's Energy Harvesting Devices
  • Thermo-Electric Device/Piezoelectric Device/Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with films
  • The Application using Energy Harvesting Devices for the Watching System as WSN

講演者の経歴 (Hiroshi Nishikawa)

I entered Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., in 1996. I engaged in design of active filter circuits for AV equipments(DTV, DVD recorder, etc.) from 1996 through 2005.
I engaged in design of digital tuner modules for cellular phones(ISDV T 1-seg) and development of wireless module packaging technology from 2006 through 2009.
I have engaged in research and development of the new energy harvesting devices since 2010.

会社紹介 (Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd)

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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules.
On exhibit will be the UMA series of small energy devices that are tough, long-life, and capable of fast charging and discharging. Two types will be available, laminate-type and cylinder-type, to suit specific application requirements. Their use, combined with energy harvesting, in the implementation of maintenance-free sensor nodes, will be featured.
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会社紹介 (Murata Electronics)

Murata Electronics is a worldwide leader in research, design, manufacture and sale of ceramic based passive electronic components, power supply and wireless module solutions. Products include: Capacitors (monolithic ceramic, polymer aluminum electrolytic, Hi-CAP, EDLC), noise/EMI suppression products, inductors, resistors , resonators, filters, RF components, communication and wireless module solutions, sensors, thermistors, DC-DC & AC-DC power supplies, buzzers, piezo actuators, micromechatronics, RFID solutions and newly developed technologies for Energy Harvesting & Wireless Sensor Networks.
Murata's products are in various consumer, industrial and medical applications from mobile communications, smart-lighting, energy management, factory automation, computers/networking equipment, automotive electronics, smart grid to healthcare devices.
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