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Title: Rotating cylindrical and spherical triboelectric generators

Abstract

A generator includes a first member, a second member and a sliding mechanism. The first member includes a first electrode and a first dielectric layer affixed to the first electrode. The first dielectric layer includes a first material that has a first rating on a triboelectric series. The second member includes a second material that has a second rating on the triboelectric series that is different from the first rating. The second member includes a second electrode. The second member is disposed adjacent to the first dielectric layer so that the first dielectric layer is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The sliding mechanism is configured to cause relative movement between the first member and the second member, thereby generating an electric potential imbalance between the first electrode and the second electrode.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343741
Patent Number(s):
9,571,009
Application Number:
14/307,656
Assignee:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation CHO
DOE Contract Number:
FG02-07ER46394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Wang, Zhong Lin, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Ya, Zhang, Hulin, Hu, Youfan, Yang, Jin, and Jing, Qingshen. Rotating cylindrical and spherical triboelectric generators. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Ya, Zhang, Hulin, Hu, Youfan, Yang, Jin, & Jing, Qingshen. Rotating cylindrical and spherical triboelectric generators. United States.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Ya, Zhang, Hulin, Hu, Youfan, Yang, Jin, and Jing, Qingshen. Tue . "Rotating cylindrical and spherical triboelectric generators". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343741.
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abstractNote = {A generator includes a first member, a second member and a sliding mechanism. The first member includes a first electrode and a first dielectric layer affixed to the first electrode. The first dielectric layer includes a first material that has a first rating on a triboelectric series. The second member includes a second material that has a second rating on the triboelectric series that is different from the first rating. The second member includes a second electrode. The second member is disposed adjacent to the first dielectric layer so that the first dielectric layer is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The sliding mechanism is configured to cause relative movement between the first member and the second member, thereby generating an electric potential imbalance between the first electrode and the second electrode.},
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