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A low-power, linear, permanent-magnet generator/energy storage system \ud

By J.B. Wang, W.Y. Wang, G.W. Jewell and D. Howe


This paper describes the design, analysis and characterization of a linear permanent magnet generator and capacitive energy storage system for generating electrical power from a single stroke of a salient-pole armature. It is suitable for applications that require relatively low levels of electrical power, such as remote electronic locks. An electromagnetic analysis of the generator is described, and a design optimization methodology for the system is presented. Finally, the performance of a prototype is validated against measurement

Year: 2002
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