Scientists were surprised: a unique method of wireless charging — the energy from the air

Ученые удивили: уникальный способ беспроводной зарядки — энергия из воздуха

A group of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have created a battery that receives energy from Wi-Fi. As a source of electricity the device uses the so-called Wi-Fi radiation. The battery receives power for connected devices out of thin air, writes about Politics.

Ученые удивили: уникальный способ беспроводной зарядки — энергия из воздуха

On the official website of MIT says that the device is a variant of the antenna with built-in rectifier (diode). Energy can be obtained from a range to 10 GHz, i.e. from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and the radiation of base stations of cellular communication.

New development can be useful for medical applications (medical sensors) and also for mircochips or implants. Today in medicine used lithium-ion batteries, which pose a danger to health.

While it is unknown when “eternal” battery will be released to the market. At the moment, the scientists plan to create a larger antenna, and also to increase effectiveness of the existing prototypes.

Ученые удивили: уникальный способ беспроводной зарядки — энергия из воздуха

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