Gallery: Virginia Tech’s New Piezoelectric Charger Can Power Your Cell ...


What happens if you’re on the move and your cell phone runs out of batteries? For most people, it means waiting until you can access your charger. But scientists at Virginia Tech at Blacksburg have developed a new kinetic charger that makes juicing up your phone as easy as shaking your hand.

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  1. Dave Paine September 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    I don’t believe that using an inductive coil and magnet is truly piezoelectric. Piezoelectric usually refers to the properties of crystals which when put under pressure produce a voltage. And conversely when a voltage is applied to them, vibrate or distort.

  2. Fazal Rehman February 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    sir ,we have project on mobile charging using pieozoelectric what type of pieozoelectric crystal we should use for it which are availabel in market?peizobuzzers(which are used n telephone recievers) can provide us the sufficent electricity fro mobile charging?plz reply must

  3. David Allman December 11, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    Where can you get the kinetic charger

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