Emerging Nanogenerators

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This special topic is focused on the most forefront research in the subject area of emerging nanogenerators. Nanogenerators that can scavenge energy from the environment as sustainable power sources are newly emerging in the field of nano energy and have extensive potential applications in self-powered systems and active sensors. In the last decade, various emerging nanogenerators have been developed to scavenge different energies and realize other new applications. Authors have contributed original research articles or comprehensive review articles covering fundamental understandings and practical development or applications of emerging nanogenerators enabled by nanomaterials and nanotechnologies. The special topic focuses on the materials, devices, and applications of various nanogenerators. Specific topics of interest include triboelectric nanogenerators, piezoelectric nanogenerators, pyroelectric nanogenerators, hybridized and coupled nanogenerators, from materials to devices as well as various potential applications.

    Guest Editors

    Prof. Ya Yang, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Prof. Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

      Table of Contents

      Multieffect Coupled Nanogenerators

      Yun Ji, Yuan Liu, Ya Yang

      Research, vol. 2020, Article ID 6503157, 24 pages, 2020


      Recent Advances in Self-Powered Electrochemical Systems

      Linglin Zhou, Di Liu, Li Liu, Lixia He, Xia Cao, Jie Wang, Zhong Lin Wang

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 4673028, 15 pages, 2021


      Fully Organic Self-Powered Electronic Skin with Multifunctional and Highly Robust Sensing Capability

      Lijuan Song, Zheng Zhang, Xiaochen Xun, Liangxu Xu, Fangfang Gao, Xuan Zhao, Zhuo Kang, Qingliang Liao, Yue Zhang 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 9801832, 10 pages, 2021


      A Fully Self-Healing Piezoelectric Nanogenerator for Self-Powered Pressure Sensing Electronic Skin

      Maosen Yang, Jinmei Liu, Dong Liu, Jingyi Jiao, Nuanyang Cui, Shuhai Liu, Qi Xu, Long Gu, Yong Qin

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 9793458, 9 pages, 2021


      Contrasting Thermoelectric Transport Behaviors of p-Type PbS Caused by Doping Alkali Metals (Li and Na)

      Zhenghao Hou, Dongyang Wang, Jinfeng Wang, Guangtao Wang, Zhiwei Huang, Li-Dong Zhao 

      Research, vol. 2020, Article ID 4084532, 11 pages, 2020


      Triboelectric Nanogenerator Enabled Smart Shoes for Wearable Electricity Generation

      Yongjiu Zou, Alberto Libanori, Jing Xu, Ardo Nashalian, Jun Chen

      Research, vol. 2020, Article ID 7158953, 20 pages, 2020


      Understanding the Percolation Effect in Triboelectric Nanogenerator with Conductive Intermediate Layer

      Binbin Zhang, Guo Tian, Da Xiong, Tao Yang, Fengjun Chun, Shen Zhong, Zhiming Lin, Wen Li, Weiqing Yang

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 7189376, 8 pages, 2021


      A Nonresonant Hybridized Electromagnetic-Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Irregular and Ultralow Frequency Blue Energy Harvesting

      Weibo Xie, Lingxiao Gao, Lingke Wu, Xin Chen, Fayang Wang, Daqiao Tong, Jian Zhang, Jianyu Lan, Xiaobin He, Xiaojing Mu, Ya Yang 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 5963293, 12 pages, 2021


      Triangulated Cylinder Origami-Based Piezoelectric/Triboelectric Hybrid Generator to Harvest Coupled Axial and Rotational Motion

      Jihoon Chung, Myunghwan Song, Seh-Hoon Chung, Woojin Choi, Sanghyun Lee, Zong-Hong Lin, Jinkee Hong, Sangmin Lee

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 7248579, 9 pages, 2021


      Biopolymer Nanofibers for Nanogenerator Development

      Lulu Bai, Qing Li, Ya Yang, Shengjie Ling, Haipeng Yu, Shouxin Liu, Jian Li, Wenshuai Chen 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 1843061, 20 pages, 2021


      Hybrid Triboelectric Nanogenerators: From Energy Complementation to Integration

      Lingjie Xie, Ningning Zhai, Yina Liu, Zhen Wen, Xuhui Sun

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 9143762, 23 pages, 2021


      Thickness-Dependent Piezoelectric Property from Quasi-Two-Dimensional Zinc Oxide Nanosheets with Unit Cell Resolution

      Corey Carlos, Yizhan Wang, Jingyu Wang, Jun Li, Xudong Wang 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 1519340, 7 pages, 2021


      Triboelectric Nanogenerators and Hybridized Systems for Enabling Next-Generation IoT Applications

      Qiongfeng Shi, Zhongda Sun, Zixuan Zhang, Chengkuo Lee

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 6849171, 30 pages, 2021


      Self-Powered Room-Temperature Ethanol Sensor Based on Brush-Shaped Triboelectric Nanogenerator

      Jingwen Tian, Fan Wang, Yafei Ding, Rui Lei, Yuxiang Shi, Xinglin Tao, Shuyao Li, Ya Yang, Xiangyu Chen

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 8564780, 11 pages, 2021


      Magnetic Force Enhanced Sustainability and Power of Cam-Based Triboelectric Nanogenerator

      Hakjeong Kim, Hee Jae Hwang, Nghia Dinh Huynh, Khanh Duy Pham, Kyungwho Choi, Dahoon Ahn, Dukhyun Choi 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 6426130, 11 pages, 2021


      Self-Powered Intelligent Human-Machine Interaction for Handwriting Recognition

      Hang Guo, Ji Wan, Haobin Wang, Hanxiang Wu, Chen Xu, Liming Miao, Mengdi Han, Haixia Zhang 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 4689869, 9 pages, 2021


      Fiber-Shaped Triboiontronic Electrochemical Transistor

      Jinran Yu, Shanshan Qin, Huai Zhang, Yichen Wei, Xiaoxiao Zhu, Ya Yang, Qijun Sun 

      Research, vol. 2021, Article ID 9840918, 10 pages, 2021