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Contact: John Toon
Georgia Institute of Technology

Zhong Lin Wang and Sihong Wang, Georgia Tech

Caption: Georgia Tech professor Zhong Lin Wang (left) and Ph.D. candidate Sihong Wang hold components of a new self-charging power cell that uses piezoelectric materials to directly convert mechanical energy to chemical energy. The chemical energy can be released as electricity.

Credit: Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek

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