Ultrathin self-powered artificial skin

Tae Il Lee, Woo Soon Jang, Eungkyu Lee, Youn Sang Kim, Zhong Lin Wang, Hong Koo Baik, Jae Min Myoung

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Herein, we introduce an ultra-thin self-powered artificial skin (SPAS) based on a piezoelectric nanogenerator, which harvests stored elastic deformation energy produced by the bending and stretching actions of the skin. This finding is an important step toward building a self-powered "smart skin".

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3994-3999
Number of pages6
JournalEnergy and Environmental Science
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Dec 1

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© 2014 The Royal Society of Chemistry.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Pollution


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