Zinc Oxide-Enhanced Piezoelectret Polypropylene Microfiber for Mechanical Energy Harvesting.

  title={Zinc Oxide-Enhanced Piezoelectret Polypropylene Microfiber for Mechanical Energy Harvesting.},
  author={Jianxiong Zhu and Yali Zhu and Weixing Song and Hui Wang and Min-Jiang Gao and Minkyu Cho and Inkyu Park},
  journal={ACS applied materials \& interfaces},
  volume={10 23},
This paper reports zinc oxide (ZnO)-coated piezoelectret polypropylene (PP) microfibers with a structure of two opposite arc-shaped braces for enhanced mechanical energy harvesting. The ZnO film was coated onto PP microfibers via magnetron sputtering to form a ZnO/PP compound structure. Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG) based on ZnO/PP microfiber compound film was carefully designed with two opposite arc-shaped braces. The results of this study demonstrated that the mechanical energy… 

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