Gallery: Scientists Develop Flexible Energy-Harvesting Rubber Sheets

 

Piezoelectric energy is nothing new, but researchers at Princeton University have developed a new type of electricity-harvesting rubber sheet that has the potential to change the way we power electronic devices. The flexible rubber sheets are imbued with piezoelectric ribbons and are durable, versatile, and open up exciting new applications for harvesting kinetic energy.

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  1. cyriljoseph August 29, 2010 at 11:00 am

    good……….
    this will save some of our energy, that we are loosing…..

  2. Monti February 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    Fantastic!
    But forget the pedestrian traffic.
    Place it under the M40 and collect the traffic energy!

    Monti

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