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A unit of power equal to one millionth (10-6) of a watt.


(Units) one millionth of a watt


(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌwɒt)

a unit of power equal to one millionth of a watt.
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Organic polymer solar cells show potential to offer power to distant microwatt sensors, wearable technology and the Wi-Fi-connected devices creating the Internet of Things, while they cannot match the durability and productivity of inorganic silicon-based solar cells.
And while it would be entirely feasible to put a million solar cells on a chip where there is only one now, you wouldn't get a microwatt more electrical output.
Conservatively, our baseline design is done with a 10 microwatt power budget.
Peter Tavner, head of engineering at Durham University, was speaking after a team from the Atomic Energy Commission in Grenoble, France, got about one microwatt of power from the smallest water drops.
This device uses less than a microwatt," Irazoqui marvels.
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Marvell's microwatt WLAN transceiver technology coupled with a powerful, scalable, network aware application processing functionality offer OEM's the ultimate flexibility and maximum power savings.
We almost never see more than 1 microwatt per square centimeter from a base station," Mantiply said.
The microWATT Lighting Controller from Lutron Electronics Co.
Fixture-mounted lighting controllers, such as Lutron's microWATT, combine signals from daylight sensors, occupant sensors, time switches, and manual controls.