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Piezoelectric microstructured fibers via drawing of multimaterial preforms

Xin Lu, Hang Qu and Maksim Skorobogatiy

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Cite this document: Lu, X., Qu, H. & Skorobogatiy, M. (2017). Piezoelectric microstructured fibers via drawing of multimaterial preforms. Scientific Reports, 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01738-9
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We demonstrate planar laminated piezoelectric generators and piezoelectric microstructured fibers based on BaTiO3-polyvinylidene and carbon-loaded-polyethylene materials combinations. The laminated piezoelectric generators were assembled by sandwiching the electrospun BaTiO3-polyvinylidene mat between two carbon-loaded-polyethylene films. The piezoelectric microstructured fiber was fabricated via drawing of the multilayer fiber preform, and features a swissroll geometry that have ~10 alternating piezoelectric and conductive layers. Both piezoelectric generators have excellent mechanical durability, and could retain their piezoelectric performance after 3 day's cyclic bend-release tests. Compared to the laminated generators, the piezoelectric fibers are advantageous as they could be directly woven into large-area commercial fabrics. Potential applications of the proposed piezoelectric fibers include micro-power-generation and remote sensing in wearable, automotive and aerospace industries.

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Department: Département de génie physique
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: CRSNG/NSERC
Grant number: STPGP44732613
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2021 11:03
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2021 01:20
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5010/
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Journal Title: Scientific Reports (vol. 7)
Publisher: Springer Nature
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01738-9

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