Search results for triboelectricity

Materials Science Dec 7, 2022

Breakage-resistant conductive hydrogel extends service life of triboelectric nanogenerators

Researchers led by Prof. Chen Tao at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in cooperation with researchers at Ningbo University, have developed a novel ...

Bio & Medicine Nov 16, 2022

Rotation-based triboelectric neurostimulator for real-time modulation of stimulus parameters

The research team led by Professor Sanghoon Lee from the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering at DGSIT (President Yang Kuk) successfully developed a rotation-based triboelectric neuro-stimulator (RoTENS) capable ...

Nanophysics Dec 12, 2022

Combination of two materials creates high-performance, stretchy nanogenerator

The popularity of wearable electronics has induced demand for their parts, including power sources such as triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs). Such power sources must be both stretchy and high-performance, holding up under ...

Nanophysics Dec 4, 2019

New high-performance triboelectric materials fabricated from by-products of petroleum refining process

Triboelectric generation is an energy harvesting technique that generates electricity through induction of triboelectric effects using discarded physical energy. Materials employed to triboelectric generators (TEG) are classified ...

Nanophysics Jun 2, 2017

Chinese team develops skin-like triboelectric nanogenerator

(—A team of researchers with the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in China has developed what it is calling a skin-like triboelectric nanogenerator (STENG). In their paper published in the journal ...

Materials Science Oct 14, 2013

Power from the sea? Triboelectric nanogenerator extracts energy from ocean waves

( —As sources of renewable energy, sun and wind have one major disadvantage: it isn't always sunny or windy. Waves in the ocean, on the other hand, are never still. American researchers are now aiming to use waves ...

Nanophysics Oct 1, 2021

How to power electronics using mechanical motion

The push toward low powered, energy-saving devices has been a direction the electronics industry has always pursued. The switch to low powered LED lighting is a good example of this trend. Another avenue is the development ...

Nanomaterials Mar 20, 2019

Scientists create fire-retardant sensors for safety gear in harsh environments

Imagine a device that could stand up to even the most intense fires so that it could automatically signal others when a firefighter is immobilized on the job.

Materials Science Jul 22, 2020

Invention offers new option for monitoring heart health

An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.

General Physics Aug 29, 2017

Why does rubbing a balloon on your hair make it stick?

For centuries, scientists have tried to understand triboelectric charging, commonly known as static electricity.

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