008Skin-Like Triboelectric Nanogenerator Uses Friction To Produce Power-1

Innovative human skin-like triboelectric nanogenerator relies on friction to generate power

As part of a new project, scientists at China’s National Center for Nanoscience and Technology have developed an innovative triboelectric nanogenerator called STENG that is just as flexible as human skin. Like other triboelectric devices, the contraption produces electricity as a result of friction between two different materials. A paper describing its potential uses has recently…

Power Suit_Self-Powered_Triboelectricity

Researchers develop self-powering ‘power suit’ fueled by triboelectricity

The very phenomenon of triboelectricity pertains to a scenario in which particular materials become electrically charged when they come in frictive contact (repeated touching and then separating) with other materials. The examples include the simple occurrences of static electricity, like running comb through your hair or rubbing glass with wool. And now, a global researching…

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