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2/13/2014

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The flexible, polymeric piezoelectric fabric is composed of two separate conducting, silver-coated polyamide textile faces joined together by a spacer yarn. (Credit:  Royal Society of Chemistry)
The flexible, polymeric piezoelectric fabric is composed of two separate conducting, silver-coated polyamide textile faces joined together by a spacer yarn. (Credit: Royal Society of Chemistry)

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DrQuine   2/13/2014 5:14:07 PM
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The notion of generating power by our natural activities is very appealing. However, I can't help but observe that 1 to 5µW/cm2 is a tiny amount of power when solar cells can generate (according to http://www.solamonenergy.com/about-solamon-energy/history) 10,000 µW/cm(10 mW/cm2). Since people require light to see and navigate, are we better off just putting solar cells on our cloths for the time being?

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