Smart fabric can generate electricity

January 1st, 2022

Made of electrospun polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and nylon, silver nanowires (AgNWs) and polystyrene (PS), the new all-fibrous composite nanogenerator (AF-TENG) can be easily incorporated into clothing, allowing it to power small electronics through everyday movements. Photo: Courtesy Nano Energy. The newest member of the wearable tech movement may one day be a fabric that can […]

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AATCC committees to discuss wearable technology, static electricity

October 13th, 2015

Two new groups will meet to discuss wearables and static electricity as part of The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals’ (AATCC) fall committee meetings in November. All interested parties are invited to attend the free meetings. Nearly 50 research and administrative committees will meet across the three-day event held Nov. 3–5 at the […]

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