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Contact: Chris Emery
Princeton University, Engineering School

Hand-held Power

Caption: Yi Qi, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University, holds a piece of silicone rubber imprinted with super-thin material that generates electricity when flexed. The technology could provide a source of power for mobile and medical devices.

Credit: Frank Wojciechowski

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