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Title: Triboelectric nanogenerator for powering portable electronics

Abstract

A triboelectric generator includes a first contact charging member and a second contact charging member. The first contact charging member includes a first contact layer and a conductive electrode layer. The first contact layer includes a material that has a triboelectric series rating indicating a propensity to gain electrons due to a contacting event. The conductive electrode layer is disposed along the back side of the contact layer. The second contact charging member is spaced apart from and disposed oppositely from the first contact charging member. It includes an electrically conductive material layer that has a triboelectric series rating indicating a propensity to lose electrons when contacted by the first contact layer during the contacting event. The electrically conductive material acts as an electrode. A mechanism maintains a space between the first contact charging member and the second contact charging member except when a force is applied thereto.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1346945
Patent Number(s):
9,595,894
Application Number:
14/032,864
Assignee:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Wang, Zhong Lin, Wang, Sihong, Lin, Long, Zhu, Guang, and Lin, Zong-Hong. Triboelectric nanogenerator for powering portable electronics. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Wang, Sihong, Lin, Long, Zhu, Guang, & Lin, Zong-Hong. Triboelectric nanogenerator for powering portable electronics. United States.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Wang, Sihong, Lin, Long, Zhu, Guang, and Lin, Zong-Hong. Tue . "Triboelectric nanogenerator for powering portable electronics". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1346945.
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abstractNote = {A triboelectric generator includes a first contact charging member and a second contact charging member. The first contact charging member includes a first contact layer and a conductive electrode layer. The first contact layer includes a material that has a triboelectric series rating indicating a propensity to gain electrons due to a contacting event. The conductive electrode layer is disposed along the back side of the contact layer. The second contact charging member is spaced apart from and disposed oppositely from the first contact charging member. It includes an electrically conductive material layer that has a triboelectric series rating indicating a propensity to lose electrons when contacted by the first contact layer during the contacting event. The electrically conductive material acts as an electrode. A mechanism maintains a space between the first contact charging member and the second contact charging member except when a force is applied thereto.},
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year = {Tue Mar 14 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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