http://iet.metastore.ingenta.com
1887

Human skin based flexible triboelectric nanogenerator using conductive elastomer and fabric films

Human skin based flexible triboelectric nanogenerator using conductive elastomer and fabric films

For access to this article, please select a purchase option:

Buy article PDF
$19.95
(plus tax if applicable)
Buy Knowledge Pack
10 articles for $120.00
(plus taxes if applicable)

IET members benefit from discounts to all IET publications and free access to E&T Magazine. If you are an IET member, log in to your account and the discounts will automatically be applied.

Learn more about IET membership 

Recommend Title Publication to library

You must fill out fields marked with: *

Librarian details
Name:*
Email:*
Your details
Name:*
Email:*
Department:*
Why are you recommending this title?
Select reason:
 
 
 
 
 
Electronics Letters — Recommend this title to your library

Thank you

Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

A single electrode based triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) utilising a human skin as an active triboelectric layer for self-powered wearable devices and electronics applications is presented. The proposed flexible TENG was fabricated by sandwiching a conductive elastomer and fabric films with polydimethylsiloxane through a simple and cost effective process. The fabricated device exhibited an average open-circuit voltage and short-circuit current of 107.2 V/0.32 μA/cm2 and 132 V/0.5 μA/cm2, respectively. With the integration of rectifier circuit, 4.7 μF capacitor was charged using the proposed TENG up to 6.6 V.

References

    1. 1)
    2. 2)
      • 2. Mustafa, E.K., Poupyrev, I., Fedder, G.K., Suzuki, Y.: ‘Paper generators: harvesting energy from touching, rubbing and sliding’ (Disney Research Pittsburgh, 4720 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA), doi: 10.1145/2501988.2502054.
    3. 3)
    4. 4)
    5. 5)
      • 5. Shi, M., Zhang, J., Han, M., Song, Y., Zongming, S., Zhang, H.: ‘A single-electrode wearable triboelectric nanogenerator based on conductive & stretchable fabric’. MEMS 2016, Shanghai, China, 24–28 January 2016, pp. 12281231, doi: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2016.7421859.
    6. 6)
      • 6. Ko, Y.H., Goli, N., Yu, J.S.: ‘Multi-stacked PDMS-based triboelectric generators with conductive textile for efficient energy harvesting’, Faraday Discussion. RSC Adv., 2015, 5, pp. 64376442, doi: 10.1039/C4RA15310C.
    7. 7)
      • 7. Zhang, H., Yang, Y., Hou, T.-C., Su, Y., Hu, C., Wang, Z.L.: ‘Triboelectric nanogenerator built inside clothes for self-powered glucose biosensors’, Rapid Commun., 2013, 2, pp. 10191024, doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2013.03.024.
http://iet.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1049/el.2016.3174
Loading

Related content

content/journals/10.1049/el.2016.3174
pub_keyword,iet_inspecKeyword,pub_concept
6
6
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address