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10/10/2013

As implemented at Disney Research, a paper generator made from a polytetrafluoroethylene sheet was initially charged by rubbing it with paper, forming an electret (top). The sheet was stacked with conductive layers to form electrodes (middle), which, when moved relative to each other, create a potential difference (bottom).(Source: Disney Research)
As implemented at Disney Research, a paper generator made from a polytetrafluoroethylene sheet was initially charged by rubbing it with paper, forming an electret (top). The sheet was stacked with conductive layers to form electrodes (middle), which, when moved relative to each other, create a potential difference (bottom).
(Source: Disney Research)

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prabhakar_deosthali   10/12/2013 2:09:55 AM
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The two technologies - the e-paper generator and the contact less charging for EVs are the most interesting as far as I am concerned.

The e-paper generator can make the future newspapers electronic yet fold-able like today's newspapers and that will be an interesting evolution.

The contact less charging of EVs , if it can be done while the vehicle is running on the road ( though the below surface charging wires can be another revolutionary concept that can bring the Evs into the mainstream of automobiles

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