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Issue No.01 - January-March (2008 vol.7)
pp: 49-55
Xudong Wang , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jinhui Song , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jin Liu , Georgia Institute of Technology
Yifan Gao , Georgia Institute of Technology
ABSTRACT
Nanogenerators use the piezoelectric effect of tiny nanowires to convert body movement energy, mechanical-vibration energy, sonic-wave energy, or hydraulic energy into electric energy for self-powering nanodevices and nanosystems. Such devices and systems can be used for wireless sensing; in-vivo, real-time, and implantable biological devices; environmental monitoring; defense technology; or even personal electronics. This article is part of a special issue on implantable electronics.
INDEX TERMS
self-powering, nanogenerator, piezoelectricity, nanowire
CITATION
Xudong Wang, Jinhui Song, Jin Liu, Yifan Gao, "Piezoelectric Nanogenerators for Self-Powered Nanodevices", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.7, no. 1, pp. 49-55, January-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2008.14
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