Assessment of MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesting for High Temperature Sensing Applications (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2015)

Mr Steve Riches, Business Development
GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket
United Kingdom


Europe 2015 Presentation - GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket*
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Presentation Summary

Distributed electronics for sensing in high temperature environments, such as aero-engines, is a growing field. Energy harvesting in-situ offers the opportunity to make a step change in the design of high temperature electronics modules. This presentation covers an assessment of MEMS vibration energy harvesting technology for high temperature sensing applications.

Speaker Biography (Steve Riches)

16 years experience in research and development on interconnection and packaging of electronic devices and laser processing at the Welding Institute in the United Kingdom.
15 years in business development at GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket on developing capabilities for ruggedised displays, microsystem packaging and more recently high temperature and power electronics.

Company Profile (GE Aviation)

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GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket specialises in the design, manufacture and testing of custom electronic components and sub-systems, including Custom Electronic Modules, (Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), thick film hybrid circuits, solid state power modules) and Ruggedised Displays. We supply parts to a wide range of sectors including aerospace, military, transport, telecommunications, information technology, medical and industrial within the UK, Europe and the United States, where high integrity electronics is required to operate over the lifetime of the product, which may be as much as 30 years.
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