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Chen Xu and Zhong Lin Wang Compact Hybrid Cell Based on a Convoluted Nanowire Structure for Harvesting Solar and Mechanical Energy Advanced Materials 23

Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201003696

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A fully integrated, solid-state, compact hybrid cell (CHC) that comprises “convoluted” ZnO nanowire structures for concurrent harvesting of both solar and mechanical energy is demonstrated. The compact hybrid cell is based on a conjunction design of an organic solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) and piezoelectric nanogenerator in one compact structure. The CHC shows a significant increase in output power, clearly demonstrating its potential for simultaneously harvesting multiple types of energy for powering small electronic devices for independent, sustainable, and mobile operation.

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