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Title: Large-scale lateral nanowire arrays nanogenerators

Abstract

In a method of making a generating device, a plurality of spaced apart elongated seen members are deposited onto a surface of a flexible non-conductive substrate. An elongated conductive layer is applied to a top surface and a first side of each seed member, thereby leaving an exposed second side opposite the first side. A plurality of elongated piezoelectric nanostructures is grown laterally from the second side of each seed layer. A second conductive material is deposited onto the substrate adjacent each elongated first conductive layer so as to be soupled the distal end of each of the plurality of elongated piezoelectric nanostructures. The second conductive material is selected so as to form a Schottky barrier between the second conductive material and the distal end of each of the plurality of elongated piezoelectric nanostructures and so as to form an electrical contact with the first conductive layer.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA, USA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1117632
Patent Number(s):
8623451
Application Number:
12/943,499
Assignee:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation (Atlanta, GA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02N - ELECTRIC MACHINES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Nov 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Wang, Zhong L, Xu, Chen, Qin, Yong, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Rusen, Hu, Youfan, and Zhang, Yan. Large-scale lateral nanowire arrays nanogenerators. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Wang, Zhong L, Xu, Chen, Qin, Yong, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Rusen, Hu, Youfan, & Zhang, Yan. Large-scale lateral nanowire arrays nanogenerators. United States.
Wang, Zhong L, Xu, Chen, Qin, Yong, Zhu, Guang, Yang, Rusen, Hu, Youfan, and Zhang, Yan. Tue . "Large-scale lateral nanowire arrays nanogenerators". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1117632.
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