Transcutaneous power transmission utilizing non-planar resonators

  • US 10,702,644 B2
  • Filed: 04/04/2019
  • Issued: 07/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/21/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for wireless energy transfer comprising:

  • a transmitter unit including a first electromagnetic resonator having a first coil configured to wirelessly transmit power through a magnetic flux, wherein the first coil is rigidly shaped to form a first outline of a first surface; and

    a receiver unit including a second electromagnetic resonator having a second coil configured to wirelessly receive power through the magnetic flux, wherein the second coil is rigidly shaped to form a second outline of a second surface;

    wherein at least one of the first surface or the second surface is a non-planar surface occupying three spatial dimensions, and wherein the non-planar surface shapes the magnetic flux to wirelessly transfer power when the rigidly shaped first coil and second coil and physically decoupled and freely movable relative to each other.

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