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Pierre Mars

CAP-XX (Australia) Pty. Ltd.

Pierre Mars, BE electrical (1st class honors), MEng Sc, is the VP of Applications Engineering for CAP-XX (Australia) Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Australia. He jointly holds three patents on supercapacitor applications. The company can be reached at

Using a Small Solar Cell and a Supercapacitor in a Wireless Sensor   July 1, 2010
By: Pierre Mars

Here's how supercapacitors—double-layered capacitors with the ability to store far more energy than a traditional capacitor—can be used in conjunction with a small solar cell to power a wireless sensor node.

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