electrostatic charge
General Topics

Triboelectric charges on HDPE are strain induced

08.09.2017 tribonet 706 Views

New research indicates how static electricity puts the charge in material, offering answer to centuries-old question For centuries, scientists have tried to understand triboelectric charging, commonly known as static electricity. Triboelectric charging causes toner from […]

wave energy
General Topics

Triboelectricity to collect wave power

01.06.2017 tribonet 300 Views

Nature provides three sources of energy for free: sunlight, air and gravity. Solar and wind power are increasingly exploited, gravity less so. Hydraulic power plants harvest energy from flowing rivers. Tidal energy can be gathered […]

Flexible Triboelectric Generator
Advanced Materials

Triboelectricity to power your watch

09.05.2017 tribonet 1,026 Views

Despite the many advances in portable electronic devices, one thing remains constant: the need to plug them into a wall socket to recharge. Now researchers, reporting in the journal ACS Nano, have developed a light-weight, […]

TriboElectricity
Advanced Materials

Triboelectricity – a big renewable energy source

12.12.2016 tribonet 1,027 Views

Tribo-electric effect is an effect of electricity generation, when two dissimilar materials come into contact and electrons migrate from one to another. Most of us have observed the tribo-electric effect in their life when rubbed […]