Published February 4, 2019
An article on Turkey’s Interesting Engineering reports on a study by James Chen, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, the findings of which could one day help technology companies create more sustainable, and longer lasting, power sources for small electronic devices.
“The friction between your fingers and your smartphone screen. The friction between your wrist and smartwatch. Even the friction between your shoe and the ground. These are great potential sources of energy that we can tap into,” he said.