Tag: invention

  • Solar panel for microwaves

    Since visible light is just part of the electromagnetic spectrum, could other wavelengths generate electricity with the right materials? Rectenna: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rectenna DIY: http://www.ac-grenoble.fr/yre/agency/library/missions/missrep1997/online/rap-nuc2.htm – power a light by getting it close to an active microwave Possible inventions: Microwave oven with built-in rectenna to generate/save power. Residential rectenna to harvest microwave energy from kitchen and ambience