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Powering electronics with human motion.

Michael McAlpine sandwiches ribbons of PZT between layers of silicone or plastic.
Then attaches leads (shown here) to make a flexible device that generates electricity when bent.
These devices might one day power pacemakers or other implanted devices, bending back and forth as a patient’s lungs inflate and deflate.
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