Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Research article
07 Mar 2024
Research article |  | 07 Mar 2024

A miniaturized statically balanced compliant mechanism for on-chip ultralow wide-bandwidth vibrational energy harvesting

Haitong Liang, Hailing Fu, and Guangbo Hao

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Short summary
A miniaturized statically balanced compliant mechanism is proposed as a structural solution to effectively lower the working frequencies of vibrational energy harvesters to ultralow levels across a wide bandwidth for practical applications. This mechanism exhibits zero stiffness and zero force within a specific displacement range and stiffness nonlinearity in the overall range. It overcomes the working frequency limit imposed by the size effect, showing great potential application value.