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2013-11-19 23:32:13

MicroGen Wins 2013 MEMS Technology Showcase® with piezo-MEMS Vibrational Energy Harvesting Rochester, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 MicroGen Systems, Inc. (MicroGen) has developed the first commercially available piezoelectric MicroElectroMechanical Systems (piezo-MEMS) based vibrational energy harvester, which is a micro-power generator (MPG). MicroGen has created a DC power source by integrating its MPG with electronics and energy storage. The result is the BOLT™ Power Cell (see...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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