All-solution-processed flexible thin film piezoelectric nanogenerator

Sung Yun Chung, Sunyoung Kim, Ju Hyuck Lee, Kyongjun Kim, Sang Woo Kim, Chong Yun Kang, Seok Jin Yoon, Youn Sang Kim

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Abstract

An all-solution-processed flexible thin film piezoelectric nanogenerator is demonstrated using reactive zinc hydroxo-condensation and a screen-printing method. The highly elastic thin film allows the piezoelectric energy to be generated through the mechanical rolling and muscle stretching of the piezoelectric unit. This flexible all solution-processed nanogenerator is promising for use in future energy harvesters such as wearable human patches and mobile electronics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6022-6027
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume24
Issue number45
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Nov 27
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • all-solution process
  • flexible thin films
  • nanogenerators
  • piezoelectric materials
  • ZnO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Chung, S. Y., Kim, S., Lee, J. H., Kim, K., Kim, S. W., Kang, C. Y., Yoon, S. J., & Kim, Y. S. (2012). All-solution-processed flexible thin film piezoelectric nanogenerator. Advanced Materials, 24(45), 6022-6027. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201202708