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Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Underwater Sensing

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Underwater sensing refers to the process that the underwater system acquires the target signals from marine environment with acoustic, optical, magnetic, electrical, and other sensors and obtains target characteristic information through signal processing. Energy supply issues and insufficient sensing performance have always hindered development of underwater sensing. With the characteristics of self-power and high signal-to-noise ratio, TENG yields unique advantages in sensing. Therefore, TENG-based self-powered sensors and energy harvesting devices might give rise to an important technological evolution for underwater sensing. The diversity of TENG in structure and material enables it to realize the function of underwater sensing in different application scenarios. In this chapter, the TENGs for underwater sensing are classified into the following five categories: underwater positioning and tracking, underwater structure monitoring, underwater communications, underwater wearable devices, and energy supply of underwater sensing network. Some representative works have been be selected to show the enormous potential of TENG in underwater sensing.

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Xu, M., Wang, H., Wang, S., Wang, Z.L. (2023). Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Underwater Sensing. In: Wang, Z.L., Yang, Y., Zhai, J., Wang, J. (eds) Handbook of Triboelectric Nanogenerators. Springer, Cham.

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