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TechNomads

Great site. Was searching for some blogs similar to mine and I just added your rss feed to my reader! Look forward to the next post!

lavanya

recent studies on micro waves shows that health problems arise due to continous exposure of microwave radiation. but still it is an interesting topic if take safety measures in transmission and distribution.

Paul

There is ATMOSPHERIC electricity!

Despite the $$ Billions being pored into renewable energy, I haven't heard a single project based on the early Tesla patent for what he called "radiant energy"

Everyone is familiar with static electricity! Tesla used the low current but high voltage potential between earth and atmosphere to charge large capacitors then down converted that high voltage to a more usable range.

Considerably more productive than solar as it works 24 hours a day while solar barely works 4 hours a day! And cheaper, I believe all Tesla used was an insulated aluminum plate instead of expensive silicon wafers.

Paul

There is no disputing wireless power transmission works.

I believe the main reason Tesla was unable to complete his broadcast wireless power system and no one since has tried is for a lack of a billing system.

The idea is still born until some method tracking usage is 1) invented 2) made commercially acceptable.

With all the concern about limiting global power consumption, leaking it into the air free is a none starter.

berhanu

I am an Electrical Engineering student .I have suposed doing my final year project on this title by assuming the priciple of tv;just as tv changes to images replace with power

kloudster

You all, no problem brainy , TESLA, my star, HE KNEW [rejoiced] in the fact that the world is A DYNAMO, GENERATOR, ALTERNATOR, MAGNETICMOTER, ELECTRICMAGNETIC, 90degree, prolific POWER HOUSE, All he had to do to INDUCE POWER was USE his HEAD, INDUCTION, MAGNIFY, TRANSFORM, POWER, Ground Power+ ETheric Power= Power 2 Transform 2 ENERGY, LOOK See STUBBLEFIELD, TRANSFORM NOT only electricity, BUT ALSO LIGHT AND HEAT!!!! I not only portray these people but many more examples, many that belong 2 the D.I C. 4 those that do not know these letters it,s the Dead Inventers Club, and sorrily theres only one way to get there??? BUT on a better note WHY would,nt you try your hardest for a dying world? TESLA, MAN OUT OF HIS TIME???? IF you KNOW about this man, then you will be able to appreciate his work!!! STUDY, TESLA, STUBBLEFIELD, GENIOUS BEYOND / WE still NOW trying to understand were these men were at scientificly, LOOK at modern science and say results arn,t from TESLA,STUBBLEFIELD, look to telephone? ANTONIO MEUCCI INVENTED it WHEN BELL was how old??? HIS STORY IS HIS STORY, And let the Judge be us all. AN AXPERIMENTERS DREAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

albert_556

The wireless age is here! Wireless power exists!

Look what this company offers:
http://www.pwrmat.com

PowerMat - Providing wire-free power to electronic devices

kummani

hi there, i like to know about rectanne and how to design our own one.please help me

waiting for ur reply
kumaresh

ChrisJ

I love this topic, and have given it much thought over the years.

I have two concerns that i dont see raised anywhere yet:

1. What about the potential health effects of wireless power transmission, have any studies been done, or are there any existing technologies (mobile phones?) where this is an issue / debate?


2. I like the idea of solar panels in space / on the moon transmitting captured energy back to earth - via microwave etc -
but if you consider the earth as a stable, closed system (am oversimplification, but it works in many scenarios) would we not be bringing massive amounts of energy into the system and risk unbalancing the planet's ability to self-regulate?

Hope this makes sense, i look forwards to reading your thoughts on these two points.

chip jones

I have researched Mark's Idea of the use of crystal radio and light for data transfer and power transfer and yes it is true the military is implementing it as we speak. I do not believe that this form of technology should be owned. Instead it should be givin away for free. The units used to obtain this form of data and power transmisson should be the business. The "hardware" developers and engineers should be the ones who get the money, how ever I dont believe any form of power should be owned or leased. I want to start a think tank and research group based on this particular topic. Also I want to create a research group who travels far and wide searching for new and emerging techniques to handle this task. If anybody is interested in what I have writtin write email at [email protected] We must work hard at making the possibility a reality and nevcer let it fall into the hands of the money hungry. This my dear friends put us two steps ahead a new future where the big companies no longer have all the control! Power to the people!

Andy Schindler

Great source of wirelss power is Fuel cell, efficient, safe, no wires needed. Watch Methusala micro fuel cells

jamie ferguson

i have been givng this a great deal of thought for quite a long time now and basically what i have come up with is that wireless power is a bit useless uness using it on a very large scale, i.e a group of nuclear reactors (or solar panels) based on the moon focusing microwaves onto transformer stations on the earth who then distribute the power as we currently do.

the reason i have come to this conclusion is that basically most of the wireless proposals either require bulky equipment(i.e sattelite dish etc),

they require line of site as in with the use of lasers(which kinda defeats the want for wireless),

the ones you place on the desk and put portable equipment on are great but they still have to be plugged in and are useless for bigger devices such as monitors,computers etc as they cannot supply enough power and turn off when you put your hand on them,

also teslas idea of using the earth as a big battery is fine except it would screw up so many other things on earth such as radar flight navigation systems,who knows how it would effect the earth either i sure would not like to play games with the magnetic centre of the earth,

and finally simply charging up the air around you, how do you stop your neighbour stealing your electricity?, and lets face it who wants to be walking around in a highly charged atmosphere all the time, probably isnt very good for you or anyone around plus it would be a massive waste of energy

Zack

I enjoyed reading all of your thoughts on wireless power, but there is one consideration that is absolutely necessary to take into account: manufacturing. Ideas are great and, naturally, thats where it all starts at(excluding serendipity to an extent). But it seems unlikely that funding will be had without getting your hands dirty. In our business-driven, commercial society, research information and data--unfortunately--just isn't shared like it used to be.
Its all about being the FIRST to get that new, WORKING technology out there. Big businesses pretty much own research and development, and manufacturing is what you have to take a good, hard look at.
If you can't make it, you can't sell it!
I would love to here ya'lls thoughts on the matter.
sincerely,
~Zack (student of chemical engineering-maybe)

MARK

TRANSMISSION USING WIRLESS SYSTEM. THE MILITARY IS WORKING ON SYSTEM OF USING LIGHT TO CARRY BOTH DATA AND ELECTRICAL SIGNAL. WE KNOW THAT ELECTRIC IS JUST ANOTHER FORM OF WAVE THAT CAN BE USE IN ALL DIFFERENT FORMS AND THAT THIS WAVE CAN BE TRANSMITED OVER SHORT OR LONG DISTANT. IF WE GO BACK TO THE BASIC OF HE CRYSTAL RADIO AND HOW THE CRYSTAL VIBRATES TO PICK UP SIGNAL AND THEN YOU WILL FIND YOU ANSWER

dvr

Do you guys remember the old self-winding watches? Maybe our cell phones should contain something like this... at least it should be able to provide a call's worth of time while stuck out of nowhere ;)

Mike Bubolz

A very interesting topic, i believe i read in scientific american that bill gates's home it completely wireless. there are some electric cars that use wireless charging stations with plastic-coated paddles inserted into a slot on the car and then it charges. and if this guy can come up with somthing (http://www.afrotechmods.com/cheap/arnoldpad/arnoldpad.htm)
we should definatly be able to come up with some better ideas huh?
just proof that wpt is possible and most of us should be able to make small stations for not a lot of money.
THANK YOU FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTORS!!!

chip jones

I like the idea of using light as a form of both data transmission and power. I am no scientist but I believe this would be the most feesable way to transmit both power and data. What if it is night? Well there could be light sockets, little holes in place of power out lights that stream these particular light particles to your transcient objects, ie. laptops, pdas, cell phones. And in the "wild" these light beams can be projected from maybe signals and stops signs. There has to be a spectrum that is both safe to humans and has a broad range. I am just rambling on, but I feel this is the direction in which we need to look.

Ben

Great Blog.

Wireless power is a wonderful concept. I suppose it represents freedom for many from what they see as a cumbersome, tiring, process of cause and effect. Basing the planets economy on fossil or atomically controlled fuels is unsustainable in the long term IMHO. Therefore this solution is almost inevitable. However I wonder whether the enormous corporate animals of this world will ever allow something like this to be delivered to mankind without any ownership. Certainly if they are not in the game you will see the largest ever media discussion on energy saftey and lots of corporate pushback. If they are involved from the beginning then expect them all to find a way of charging people for it that involves extracting the value at every single point of commercial contact.

Aaron

I am 14 and have some great ideas for wireless power. i see great potential here even though all my friends think i have gone mental.(drawing diagrams in school, etc.) this will deffinetly be the greatest scientific find man has seen.

Caprimash

All you guys doing project need to come up with your own suggestions and be creative, rather than posting for suggestions

kumar

iam final year doing my project on wireless power transmission.pls suggest the ways to do my project.reply me soon.

muthukumar

IAM FINAL YEAR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DOING MY PROJECT ON POWER ON WIRELESS TRANSMISSION.CAN YOU SUGGEST INFORMATION ON BROAD BAND RECEIVER FOR WIRELESS TRANSMISSION OF POWER.PLEASE REPLY SOON FOR MY PROJECT.
CONTACT ME AT [email protected]

rathish

IAM FINAL YEAR ENGINEERING STUDENT DOING MY PROJECT ON WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION.IS POSSIBLE TO TRANSMIT POWER BY CONVERGENCE OF LENS.SUGGEST YOUR IDEAS TO DO MY PROJECT.PLEASE MAIL ME SOON.CONTACT ME AT
[email protected]

shaiju

let me give my suggestion.instead of having microwave frequencies and radio links,we could go for another alternative.by making some elements such as hydrogen active and transmitting these activated atoms to desired location by means of a modulated carrier we could get a transmission of power to the desired location

Nova

Good ideas and good questions, but I don't know the answers -- this is for you to invent! You should definitely research the work of Nikola Tesla if you are interested in using radio waves, or other wireless means, to transmit power as he pioneered that concept and his work is still quite relevant. As far as solutions to blackout and power demands, this is possibly solved by redundant transmitters in the system. Imagine a peer-to-peer wireless power grid in which there are multiple generators and relays so that power can flow along many paths in the system. Anyway this is just one possible idea.

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