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Title: Triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting broadband kinetic impact energy

Abstract

A triboelectric generator includes a first triboelectric member, which includes a first conductive layer and an insulating triboelectric material layer disposed on the first conductive layer. The triboelectric material layer includes a first material having a first position on a triboelectric series. An elastic member, disposed against the triboelectric material layer of the triboelectric member and includes a second conductive material, has an elasticity that results in the elastic member being deformed when compressed and returning to an original non-deformed shape after being compressed. The second conductive material has a second position on the triboelectric series. A first load is coupled to the first conductive layer and with the second conductive material so that when a force compresses the elastic member charges will flow between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer through the load.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1650807
Patent Number(s):
10630207
Application Number:
16/540,882
Assignee:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation (Atlanta, GA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02N - ELECTRIC MACHINES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46394
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 08/14/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wang, Zhong Lin, Wen, Xiaonan, and Yang, Weiqing. Triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting broadband kinetic impact energy. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Wen, Xiaonan, & Yang, Weiqing. Triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting broadband kinetic impact energy. United States.
Wang, Zhong Lin, Wen, Xiaonan, and Yang, Weiqing. Tue . "Triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting broadband kinetic impact energy". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1650807.
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title = {Triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting broadband kinetic impact energy},
author = {Wang, Zhong Lin and Wen, Xiaonan and Yang, Weiqing},
abstractNote = {A triboelectric generator includes a first triboelectric member, which includes a first conductive layer and an insulating triboelectric material layer disposed on the first conductive layer. The triboelectric material layer includes a first material having a first position on a triboelectric series. An elastic member, disposed against the triboelectric material layer of the triboelectric member and includes a second conductive material, has an elasticity that results in the elastic member being deformed when compressed and returning to an original non-deformed shape after being compressed. The second conductive material has a second position on the triboelectric series. A first load is coupled to the first conductive layer and with the second conductive material so that when a force compresses the elastic member charges will flow between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer through the load.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {4}
}

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