P(VDF-TrFE) Film on PDMS Substrate for Energy Harvesting Applications
AbstractWe have developed and demonstrated a highly flexible P(VDF-TrFE) film-based energy harvesting device on a PDMS substrate, avoiding any complex composites and patterned structures. The structural and electrical properties of the P(VDF-TrFE) film was investigated using multiple characterization techniques and an optimized film of 7 µm thickness was used for the energy harvesting application. The device, with Ti/Ni metal contacts, was driven by a shaker providing an acceleration of 1.75 g, and frequencies varying from 5 to 30 Hz. The energy harvesting performance of the final fabricated device was tested using the shaker, and resulted in a maximum output capacitor voltage of 4.4 V, which successfully powered a set of 27 LEDs after several minutes of charging. View Full-Text
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Kim, S.; Towfeeq, I.; Dong, Y.; Gorman, S.; Rao, A.M.; Koley, G. P(VDF-TrFE) Film on PDMS Substrate for Energy Harvesting Applications. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 213.
Kim S, Towfeeq I, Dong Y, Gorman S, Rao AM, Koley G. P(VDF-TrFE) Film on PDMS Substrate for Energy Harvesting Applications. Applied Sciences. 2018; 8(2):213.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Soaram; Towfeeq, Itmenon; Dong, Yongchang; Gorman, Sean; Rao, Apparao M.; Koley, Goutam. 2018. "P(VDF-TrFE) Film on PDMS Substrate for Energy Harvesting Applications." Appl. Sci. 8, no. 2: 213.
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