Emerging hydrovoltaic technology

@article{Zhang2018EmergingHT,
  title={Emerging hydrovoltaic technology},
  author={Z. Zhang and Xuemei Li and J. Yin and Y. Xu and Wenwen Fei and M. Xue and Q. Wang and Jianxin Zhou and Wanlin Guo},
  journal={Nature Nanotechnology},
  year={2018},
  volume={13},
  pages={1109-1119}
}
  • Z. Zhang, Xuemei Li, +6 authors Wanlin Guo
  • Published 2018
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature Nanotechnology
  • Water contains tremendous energy in a variety of forms, but very little of this energy has yet been harnessed. Nanostructured materials can generate electricity on interaction with water, a phenomenon that we term the hydrovoltaic effect, which potentially extends the technical capability of water energy harvesting and enables the creation of self-powered devices. In this Review, starting by describing fundamental properties of water and of water–solid interfaces, we discuss key aspects… CONTINUE READING
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