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WO/2012/114972A1
 A pyroelectric element (10) is provided with: a pyroelectric substrate (20); a light reception portion (61) comprising a front electrode (41), a back electrode (51), and a light reception region (21); and a light reception portion (62...  
WO/2012/064607A3
A method of thermally cycling an object is provided which comprises alternately contacting the object with vapor from first and second liquid/vapor two-phase mixtures of a working fluid wherein the first mixture is at a higher temperatur...  
WO/2012/110458A1
The invention relates to a method for producing the thin film made of lead zirconate titanate in a 111-oriented perovskite structure, comprising the following steps: providing a substrate having a substrate temperature above 450°C and a...  
WO/2012/108276A1
The present invention addresses the problem of providing a thermoelectric conversion element exerting excellent conversion efficiency and produced at a high productivity and at a low cost. This thermoelectric conversion element is provid...  
WO/2012/058030A3
A method for converting heat to electric energy is described which involves thermally cycling an electrically polarizable material sandwiched between electrodes. The material is heated by extracting thermal energy from a gas to condense ...  
WO/2012/064607A2
A method of thermally cycling an object is provided which comprises alternately contacting the object with vapor from first and second liquid/vapor two-phase mixtures of a working fluid wherein the first mixture is at a higher temperatur...  
WO/2012/058030A2
A method for converting heat to electric energy is described which involves thermally cycling an electrically polarizable material sandwiched between electrodes. The material is heated by extracting thermal energy from a gas to condense ...  
WO/2012/050708A1
A method for converting heat to electricity is described. The method can be used to efficiently and economically generate electricity from thermal energy directly through ferroelectric or other polarizable materials without the need for ...  
WO/2012/050706A1
A method for converting heat to electricity by exploiting changes in spontaneous polarization that occur in electrically polarizable materials is described. The method uses an internally generated field to achieve poling during cycling. ...  
WO/2012/050906A1
A method for converting heat to electric energy is described which involves thermally cycling an electrically polarizable material sandwiched between electrodes. The material is heated using thermal energy obtained from: a combustion rea...  
WO/2012/035360A2
Improvements to the method of generating electricity by Cornwall are listed in this disclosure, including the use of non-linear resistive, capacitive and inductive elements to ensure excess power, an embodiment for self-sustaining oscill...  
WO/2012/029974A1
This infrared ray detection sensor is provided with a substrate (11) and a plurality of infrared ray detection elements (12) that are mounted and disposed on the substrate (11). The plurality of infrared ray detection elements (12) inclu...  
WO/2012/026924A1
Examples are generally described that include monitoring an electrocaloric effect device. A varying voltage may be applied across an electrocaloric effect material. A capacitance change of the electrocaloric effect material at least in p...  
WO/2012/025412A1
The invention relates to a method for producing a homogenous solution of a fluoropolymer, selected from fluoro-homopolymers and fluoro-copolymers and mixtures of various fluoro-homopolymers and/or fluoro-copolymers in a high boiling solv...  
WO/2012/025137A1
The present invention relates to a micromechanical power generator which can be applied in a wide range of applications and, in particular, in the field of energy harvesting. The power generator comprises of a micro heat engine arranged ...  
WO/2012/011298A1
In the disclosed thermal dielectric power generating device, by means of introducing a fluid into a chamber (110) through openings (113, 114), a circuit board (101) bends towards either a first wall (111a) or a second wall (111b), and a ...  
WO/2012/002496A1
A target object detection device comprises: a pyroelectric element for outputting a current signal in response to infrared volume change; a current-voltage converter circuit including an operational amplifier, a feedback capacitor elemen...  
WO/2011/162319A1
A pyroelectric infrared sensor element is equipped with a pyroelectric element comprising: an infrared absorption unit; and a first electrode and second electrode that are positioned facing one another. The first electrode is formed on a...  
WO/2011/159316A1
Examples are generally described that include a substrate, an electrocaloric effect material at least partially supported by the substrate, and a thermal diode at least partially supported by the electrocaloric effect material.  
WO/2011/148425A1
Disclosed is a radiation detector (1) provided with: a substrate (11); a first inclined thin film (12) which is disposed on a first main surface of the substrate (11) and has anisotropic reference crystal planes, said anisotropic referen...  
WO/2011/145295A1
Disclosed are a bolometer and a method for manufacturing the same, in which a polymer film (102) is formed on a substrate (101), a thermistor resistor (106) is formed on the polymer film (102), and an optical reflection film (104) is for...  
WO/2011/135975A1
Disclosed is an Si-Ge laminated thin film, wherein one or more Si layers and one or more Ge layers are alternately laminated on a substrate (1). The Si layers (31) and the Ge layers (22) respectively have a thickness of 5-500 nm. The Si ...  
WO/2011/135970A1
Disclosed is a power generation system that can store power with even greater efficiency. The power generation system (1) is provided with: a heat source (2) of which the temperature increases and decreases over time; a first device (3) ...  
WO/2011/118374A1
Disclosed are a sensor which operates at low cost and high sensitivity, and an energy-efficient wireless sensor platform which allows said sensor to operate. The sensor is provided with a detection film which emits heat due to incidence ...  
WO/2011/050288A3
In one aspect, the present invention provides nanosized systems for generating electrical energy based on the use of a chemically reactive composition to generate a thermoelectric wave. For example, the system can include at least one na...  
WO/2011/111309A1
A series transistor structure is formed by a semiconductor layer (9) and three upper electrodes (11, 13, 15). The semiconductor layer (9) is of a structure which is in contact with a ferroelectric layer (7), and when the direction of pol...  
WO/2011/014508A8
Cooling devices (i.e., a heat exchanger) based on polymers which exhibits a temperature change upon application or removal of an electrical field or voltage are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for cooling using such polymers.  
WO/2011/111099A1
Disclosed is an arrangement wherein a small-sized infrared ray detection element with a high detection sensitivity and an infrared ray detection device equipped therewith are provided by a simple manufacturing process. As a means of real...  
WO/2011/110590A1
A method and apparatus for harvesting waste thermal energy from a pyrometallurgical vessel (1) and converting that energy to direct electrical current, the method including deriving and controlling a primary fluid flow (103) from a prima...  
WO/2011/101938A1
Provided is an infrared ray sensor which can conduct a plurality of types of detection including temperature-based detection and gas-based detection with a simple structure, which allows for reductions in size and cost. The infrared ray ...  
WO/2011/070275A1
The invention relates to a piezoelectric and/or pyroelectric composite solid material, referred to as a hybrid material, including: a solid dielectric matrix (11), a filler of at least one inorganic piezoelectric and/or pyroelectric mate...  
WO/2011/060627A1
A Curie point oscillation generation method includes a soft magnet (1) is continuously heated and cooled in a magnetic path composed of a permanent magnet (9) or an electromagnet, the soft magnet (1) and a coil (8) with an iron core (7) ...  
WO/2011/055065A1
The invention relates to a method for converting thermal power into electric power, said method including a step that involves subjecting at least one Olsen cycle to a pyroelectric nanoparticle colloidal suspension. The invention also re...  
WO/2011/050288A2
In one aspect, the present invention provides nanosized systems for generating electrical energy based on the use of a chemically reactive composition to generate a thermoelectric wave. For example, the system can include at least one na...  
WO/2010/034907A8
The invention relates to a magnetocaloric element (1) that comprises an alignment of at least two adjacent assemblies (MC1-10) of magnetocaloric materials having a different Curie temperature, characterised in that the magnetocaloric mat...  
WO/2010/061064A8
The present invention relates to a thermal generator (1) that comprises at least one thermal flow generation unit (2) provided with at least one thermal module (3) each containing a magnetocaloric member (4) through which a coolant flows...  
WO/2011/021519A1
Disclosed is an infrared sensor provided with: a pyroelectric element; an IC element which processes the output signal of the pyroelectric element; and a surface-mounted package which accommodates the pyroelectric element and the IC elem...  
WO/2011/018253A1
The invention relates to an infrared light detector having a sensor chip (4), which comprises a thin-film element (5) made from a pyroelectrically sensitive material, having an electrical insulator (27), at least one electronic component...  
WO/2011/014508A1
Cooling devices (i.e., a heat exchanger) based on polymers which exhibits a temperature change upon application or removal of an electrical field or voltage are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for cooling using such polymers.  
WO/2010/143687A1
Disclosed is a porous resin sheet for a piezoelectric/pyroelectric element, which has a high piezoelectric modulus and a high compressive stress and also has excellent heat resistance. Also disclosed is a process for producing the porous...  
WO/2010/105715A8
A pyroelectric material comprises lithium tantalate treated to an extent that a bulk resistivity is in a range of less than 2e+14Ω*cm, preferably less than 5e+12Ω*cm, but more than a lower threshold is obtained.  
WO/2010/139538A1
The present invention relates to an arrangement for converting thermal energy into electric energy comprising at least two thermomagnetic elements comprising a material exhibiting a magnetic phase transition, wherein the phase transition...  
WO/2010/134255A1
Provided is an arrangement wherein an infrared sensor is miniaturized and the quality thereof of is improved. An infrared sensor (203) has a board (202) and infrared detector elements (201). The main surface of the board (202) has a conv...  
WO/2010/129007A1
A method and system for the thermoelectric conversion of nuclear reactor generated heat including upon a nuclear reactor system shutdown event, thermoelectrically converting nuclear reactor generated heat to electrical energy and supplyi...  
WO/2010/105715A1
A pyroelectric material comprises lithium tantalate treated to an extent that a bulk resistivity is in a range of less than 2e+14Ω*cm, preferably less than 5e+12Ω*cm, but more than a lower threshold is obtained.  
WO/2010/079686A1
Disclosed is an infrared sensor (1) comprising a bolometer element (11) and a reference element (21), wherein the reference element (21) comprises a bolometer film (22), a substrate-side insulating film (31) which is formed on the substr...  
WO/2010/076405A1
The invention relates to a method for quickly establishing a predetermined temperature gradient in a magnetocaloric element (1) between the two opposite so-called hot (3) and cold (4) ends thereof, wherein said magnetocaloric element (1)...  
WO/2010/076218A1
A generator apparatus (11) for converting thermal energy to electric energy comprises a core region (12) made of a magnetic material having a temperature dependent reluctance, the core region having channels (13) running from a first (12...  
WO/2010/073288A1
Provided are an infrared sensor which has improved detection sensitivity and can simply be manufactured with high yield, and an infrared sensor manufacturing method. The infrared sensor has a frame-like substrate part (2) formed as a fou...  
WO/2010/073287A1
Provided are an infrared sensor capable of achieving improved detection sensitivity and being easily manufactured in high yield and a method for manufacturing the same. The infrared sensor is provided with a substrate (2), a projecting b...  

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