Quantifying the power output and structural figure-of-merits of triboelectric nanogenerators in a charging system starting from the Maxwell's displacement current

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Quantifying the power output and structural figure-of-merits of triboelectric nanogenerators in a charging system starting from the Maxwell's displacement current. / Shao, Jiajia; Willatzen, Morten; Jiang, Tao; Tang, Wei; Chen, Xiangyu; Wang, Jie; Wang, Zhong Lin.

In: Nano Energy, Vol. 59, 01.05.2019, p. 380-389.

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title = "Quantifying the power output and structural figure-of-merits of triboelectric nanogenerators in a charging system starting from the Maxwell's displacement current",
abstract = "Conversion of mechanical energy into electricity using triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) is a rapidly expanding research area. Although the theoretical origin of TENGs has been proven using the Maxwell's displacement current (I D ), a profound quantitative understanding of its generation is not available. Moreover, a comprehensive analysis of the fundamental charging behavior of TENGs and building a standard to evaluate each TENG's unique charging characteristic are critical to ensure efficient use of them in practice. We present a thorough analysis of TENG's charging behavior through which a more complete evaluation of TENG charging is proposed by introducing the structural figure of merit (FOMCs) in a charging system (powering capacitors). The analysis is based on Maxwell's displacement current and results are verified experimentally. To achieve this, according to the distance-dependent electric field model, we provide a systematic discussion on the generation of I D in TENGs, along with the derived analytical formula and numerical calculations. This work suggests a new way to deeply understand the nature of the I D generated within the TENGs; and the modified FOMC S can be used to predict the charging characteristics of TENGs in an energy storage system, allowing us to utilize the TENGs more efficiently towards different applications.",
keywords = "Charging behavior, Displacement current, Power output, Structural figure-of-merit, Triboelectric nanogenerator",
author = "Jiajia Shao and Morten Willatzen and Tao Jiang and Wei Tang and Xiangyu Chen and Jie Wang and Wang, {Zhong Lin}",
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doi = "10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.02.051",
language = "English",
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pages = "380--389",
journal = "Nano Energy",
issn = "2211-2855",
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AU - Shao, Jiajia

AU - Willatzen, Morten

AU - Jiang, Tao

AU - Tang, Wei

AU - Chen, Xiangyu

AU - Wang, Jie

AU - Wang, Zhong Lin

PY - 2019/5/1

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N2 - Conversion of mechanical energy into electricity using triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) is a rapidly expanding research area. Although the theoretical origin of TENGs has been proven using the Maxwell's displacement current (I D ), a profound quantitative understanding of its generation is not available. Moreover, a comprehensive analysis of the fundamental charging behavior of TENGs and building a standard to evaluate each TENG's unique charging characteristic are critical to ensure efficient use of them in practice. We present a thorough analysis of TENG's charging behavior through which a more complete evaluation of TENG charging is proposed by introducing the structural figure of merit (FOMCs) in a charging system (powering capacitors). The analysis is based on Maxwell's displacement current and results are verified experimentally. To achieve this, according to the distance-dependent electric field model, we provide a systematic discussion on the generation of I D in TENGs, along with the derived analytical formula and numerical calculations. This work suggests a new way to deeply understand the nature of the I D generated within the TENGs; and the modified FOMC S can be used to predict the charging characteristics of TENGs in an energy storage system, allowing us to utilize the TENGs more efficiently towards different applications.

AB - Conversion of mechanical energy into electricity using triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) is a rapidly expanding research area. Although the theoretical origin of TENGs has been proven using the Maxwell's displacement current (I D ), a profound quantitative understanding of its generation is not available. Moreover, a comprehensive analysis of the fundamental charging behavior of TENGs and building a standard to evaluate each TENG's unique charging characteristic are critical to ensure efficient use of them in practice. We present a thorough analysis of TENG's charging behavior through which a more complete evaluation of TENG charging is proposed by introducing the structural figure of merit (FOMCs) in a charging system (powering capacitors). The analysis is based on Maxwell's displacement current and results are verified experimentally. To achieve this, according to the distance-dependent electric field model, we provide a systematic discussion on the generation of I D in TENGs, along with the derived analytical formula and numerical calculations. This work suggests a new way to deeply understand the nature of the I D generated within the TENGs; and the modified FOMC S can be used to predict the charging characteristics of TENGs in an energy storage system, allowing us to utilize the TENGs more efficiently towards different applications.

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KW - Displacement current

KW - Power output

KW - Structural figure-of-merit

KW - Triboelectric nanogenerator

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