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Backpack straps harvest energy to power electronics

Posted by brexwfoldingham on September 13, 2007

http://www.physorg.com/news108897656.html

“All that rubbing of your backpack straps on your shoulders may be put to good use, now that researchers have designed a novel type of energy harvesting backpack. The pack has straps made of a piezoelectric material that can convert the mechanical strain on the straps into electrical energy that may power or recharge portable electronics. “

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