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"Rectennas" Help Convert Wi-Fi Into Electricity

News   Jan 30, 2019 | Original Press Release from MIT

 
"Rectennas" Help Convert Wi-Fi Into Electricity

Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have designed the first fully flexible, battery-free “rectenna” — a device that converts energy from Wi-Fi signals into electricity — that could be used to power flexible and wearable electronics, medical devices, and sensors for the “internet of things.” Credit: Christine Daniloff

 
 
 

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