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Adv Mater. 2012 Apr 3;24(13):1759-64. doi: 10.1002/adma.201200150. Epub 2012 Mar 7.

A hybrid piezoelectric structure for wearable nanogenerators.

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  • 1School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332, USA.

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  • Adv Mater. 2012 Oct 9;24(39):5283. Park, Yong Jun [corrected to Park, Young Jun].

Abstract

A hybrid-fiber nanogenerator comprising a ZnO nanowire array, PVDF polymer and two electrodes is presented. Depending on the bending or spreading action of the human arm, at an angle of ∼90°, the hybrid fiber reaches electrical outputs of ∼0.1 V and ∼10 nA cm(-2) . The unique structure of the hybrid fiber may inspire future research in wearable energy-harvesting technology.

Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

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