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Contact: Chris Emery
Princeton University, Engineering School

Flexible Energy

Caption: The top image shows the process piezoelectric nanoribbons are peeled off a host substrate and placed onto rubber. The middle image is a photograph of the piezo-rubber chip. The bottom image is a schematic of the energy harvesting circuit, which generates power when it's bent.

Credit: Courtesy Michael McAlpine/Princeton University

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