Nanogenerator Schematic (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Caption Schematic (top) showing the direct current nanogenerator built using aligned ZnO nanowire arrays with a zigzag top electrode. The nanogenerator is driven by an external ultrasonic wave or mechanical vibration and the output current is continuous. The lower plot is the output from a nanogenerator when the ultrasonic wave was on and off. Credit Courtesy of Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.