Wiegand Wire: Energy Harvesting and More

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-37387
Published August 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

The “Wiegand effect” was discovered more than 40 years ago and while it has been used successfully in several specialized applications, its full potential for energy harvesting and signal generation has received only limited recognition. With enhancements to the energy output from Wiegand devices and the emergence of a new generation of ultra-efficient electronic chips, the technology is showing significant promise, especially in the exciting area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).