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Title: Rotational motion based, electrostatic power source and methods thereof

Abstract

A power system includes a member with two or more sections and at least one pair of electrodes. Each of the two or more sections has a stored static charge. Each of the pair of electrodes is spaced from and on substantially opposing sides of the member from the other electrode and is at least partially in alignment with the other electode. At least one of the member and the at least one pair of electrodes is moveable with respect to the other. When at least one of the sections is at least partially between the pair of electrodes, the at least one of the sections has the stored static electric charge closer to one of the pair of electrodes. When at least one of the other sections is at least partially between the pair of electrodes, the other section has the stored static electric charge closer to the other one of the pair of electrodes.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Nth Tech Corporation, Churchville, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
909157
Patent Number(s):
7211923
Application Number:
10/705,656
Assignee:
Nth Tech Corporation (Churchville, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02N - ELECTRIC MACHINES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-02ER63410
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2003 Nov 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Potter, Michael D. Rotational motion based, electrostatic power source and methods thereof. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Potter, Michael D. Rotational motion based, electrostatic power source and methods thereof. United States.
Potter, Michael D. Tue . "Rotational motion based, electrostatic power source and methods thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/909157.
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