Triboelectric Devices for Power Generation and Self-Powered Sensing Applications, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
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This thesis describes the working design principles of triboelectric mechanism-based devices. It presents an extensive study undertaken to explain the effect of surface topographies on the performance of triboelectric nanogenerators. It demonstrates the application of triboelectric mechanisms in the area of physical sensing such as force sensing and pressure sensing. It also discusses the major fabrication methods/techniques that can be used to realize these devices. It is a valuable reference resource for graduate students, researchers and scientists interested in exploring the potential of triboelectric mechanisms for energy harvesting and other applications.

Lokesh Dhakar received his B.E. (Hons.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in 2010. He received his PhD from NUS Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore in 2016. He also received his MBA from NUS Business School in 2016. His research area of interest includes energy harvesting devices and sensors for healthcare. He is involved in entrepreneurial activities and is passionate about technology commercialization to bring them to markets to actualize their impact in real life.

Includes an extensive review of energy harvesting technologies
 
Discusses the underlying mechanisms involved in triboelectric-mechanism-based devices
 
Explains and demonstrates the device designs for triboelectric nanogenerators
 
Furthers our understanding of fabrication methods used for triboelectric devices