Compressible hexagonal-structured triboelectric nanogenerators for harvesting tire rotation energy

@inproceedings{Guo2018CompressibleHT,
  title={Compressible hexagonal-structured triboelectric nanogenerators for harvesting tire rotation energy},
  author={Tong Guo and Guoxu Liu and Yaokun Pang and Bo Wu and Fengben Xi and Junqing Zhao and Tianzhao Bu and Xianpeng Fu and Xinjian Li and Chi Zhang and Zhong Lin Wang},
  year={2018}
}
Mechanical energy in a rolling tire is strong and stable, but it is always wasted and there is no effective means for harvesting. Herein, we demonstrate an array of compressible hexagonal-structured triboelectric nanogenerators (CH-TENGs) for harvesting the mechanical energy from a rolling tire. The CH-TENG units can be stacked in parallel connections and fixed in a rubber tire. The energy harvesting performances are systematically investigated and the maximum instantaneous power is 1.9 mW with… CONTINUE READING