Wireless energy transfer using repeater resonators

  • US 8,729,737 B2
  • Filed: 02/08/2012
  • Issued: 05/20/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/27/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A bag for wireless energy transfer comprising:

  • a compartment for storing an electronic device enabled for wireless energy transfer;

    at least one magnetic resonator;

    circuit elements configured to enable a mode of operation of the resonator; and

    at least one switch element for changing at least one connection between the circuit elements to enable at least two modes of operation of the resonator;

    wherein the at least one magnetic resonator is positioned for wireless energy transfer with the electronic device in the compartment, andwherein the at least two modes of operation of the resonator include operating as a source resonator and operating as an energy capture resonator.

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