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Research

Our current research is in following directions:

  1. Nanogenerators and self-powered nanosystems (2005 – today)
  2. Piezotronics for smart systems (2006 – today)
  3. Piezo-phototronics for energy science and optoelectronics (2009 – today)
  4. Hybrid cells for energy harvesting (2008 – today)

For more information, please go to our research and publication pages.

Dr. ZL Wang

Dr. Wang is a pioneer and world leader in nanoscience and nanotechnology for his outstanding creativity and productivity. Dr. Wang has made innovative contributions to the synthesis, discovery, characterization and understanding of fundamental physical properties of oxide nanobelts and nanowires, as well as applications of nanowires in energy sciences, electronics, optoelectronics and biological science. His discovery and breakthroughs in developing nanogenerators establish the principle and technological road map for harvesting mechanical energy from environment and biological systems.

Nano Energy, a New Journal

Nano Energy is a new journal edited by Dr. Wang. Please click here for more information.


Recent Publications

"Piezoelectricity of single-atomic-layer MoS2 for energy conversion and piezotronics"

By: Wenzhuo Wu, Lei Wang, Yilei Li, Fan Zhang, Long Lin, Simiao Niu, Daniel Chenet, Xian Zhang, Yufeng Hao, Tony F. Heinz, James Hone & Zhong Lin Wang
Nature

"Radial-arrayed rotary electrification for high performance triboelectric generator"

By: Guang Zhu, Jun Chen, Tiejun Zhang, Qingshen Jing and Zhong Lin Wang
Nature Communications

"Harvesting the World's Mechanical Energy"

By: Zhong Lin Wang's Group
GT News