MIT Wireless Electricity Research Team

Goodbye wires… – MIT News Office

Wireless-Grp1Yilkes! Another way to get cancer? Who is studying the health implications for all of this? Now granted, wireless electricity would be immensely convenient! Is it more efficient? Is it a health risk? These are significant issues. (to me anyway…)

Wireless power transfer over two-meter distance, from the coil on the left to the coil on the right, where it powers a 60W light bulb. Members of the team that performed the experiment are obstructing the direct line of sight between the coils; front row: Peter Fisher (left) and Robert Moffatt; second row: Marin Soljacic; third row: Andre Kurs (left), John Joannopoulos and Aristeidis Karalis.

Source: Goodbye wires – MIT News Office