Energy harvesting circuits and associated methods

  • US 6,856,291 B2
  • Filed: 07/21/2003
  • Issued: 02/15/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/15/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An energy harvesting circuit comprisingan inherently tuned antenna, and at least portions of said inherently tuned antenna structured to employ inherent distributed induction and inherent distributed capacitance to form a tank circuit to provide regenerative feedback into said antenna, whereby said inherently tuned antenna will have an effective area substantially greater than its physical area.

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