Green piezoelectric for autonomous smart textile

In this work, the fabrication of Rochelle salt based piezoelectric textiles are shown. Structures composed of fibers and Rochelle salt are easily produced using green processes. Both manufacturing and the material itself are really efficient in terms of environmental impact, considering the fabrication processes and the material resources involved. Additionally Rochelle salt is biocompatible. In this green paradigm, active sensing or actuating textiles are developed. Thus processing method and piezoelectric properties have been studied: (1) pure crystals are used as acoustic actuator, (2) fabrication of the textile-based composite is detailed, (3) converse effective d(33) is evaluated and compared to lead zirconate titanate ceramic. The utility of textile-based piezoelectric merits its use in a wide array of applications.

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15Th International Conference On Micro And Nanotechnology For Power Generation And Energy Conversion Applications (Powermems 2015), 660, 012082
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15th International Conference on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS), Boston, MA, DEC 01-04, 2015
Bristol, Iop Publishing Ltd

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