US 11,658,586 B2
Wearable triboelectric generator for energy harvesting
Jiaqing Xiong, Singapore (SG); Pooi See Lee, Singapore (SG); and Meng-Fang Lin, Singapore (SG)
Assigned to Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (SG)
Appl. No. 16/499,189
Filed by NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Singapore (SG)
PCT Filed Mar. 28, 2018, PCT No. PCT/SG2018/050150
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 27, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/182521, PCT Pub. Date Oct. 4, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 10201702507W (SG), filed on Mar. 28, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0106371 A1, Apr. 2, 2020
Int. Cl. H02N 1/04 (2006.01); D06M 11/83 (2006.01); D06M 15/07 (2006.01); D06M 23/00 (2006.01); D06M 101/06 (2006.01); D06M 101/12 (2006.01); D06M 101/32 (2006.01); D06M 101/34 (2006.01)
CPC H02N 1/04 (2013.01) [D06M 11/83 (2013.01); D06M 15/07 (2013.01); D06M 23/00 (2013.01); D06M 2101/06 (2013.01); D06M 2101/12 (2013.01); D06M 2101/32 (2013.01); D06M 2101/34 (2013.01); D06M 2200/12 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A wearable water triboelectric generator comprising:
a substrate having a first surface and a second surface, wherein the first surface and the second surface are opposing to each other; and
an electrode positioned on the second surface,
wherein the first surface comprises a modified hydrophobic surface comprising a coating of hydrophobic cellulose oleoyl ester nanoparticles, and
wherein the substrate comprises openings and remains breathable.