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    Last update : 12/31/2020
    1. Weikang Lin, et al. ”Skin-inspired Piezoelectric Tactile Sensor Array with Crosstalk-free Row+column Electrodes for Spatiotemporally Distinguishing Diverse Stimuli”. Advanced Science, accepted.
    2. Yilong Wang, et al. ”Distributed-parameter modeling and dynamic analysis of rotational compressive-mode energy harvesters”. Nonlinear Dynamics, accepted.
    3. Wang, Yilong, Zhengbao Yang, and Dengqing Cao. "On the offset distance of rotational piezoelectric energy harvesters." Energy (2020): 119676.
    4. Liu, Shiyuan, et al. "Transfer-Free PZT Thin Films for Flexible Nanogenerators Derived from a Single-Step Modified Sol–Gel Process on 2D Mica." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2020).
    5. Gong, Ying, et al. "Vortex-induced swing (VIS) motion for energy harvesters and flowmeters." Applied Physics Letters 117.15 (2020): 153904.
    6. Lu, H., Hong, Y., Yang, Y., Yang, Z., & Shen, Y. ”Battery-Less Soft Millirobot That Can Move, Sense, and Communicate Remotely by Coupling the Magnetic and Piezoelectric Effects”. Advanced Science, 2000069. 2020
    7. Wang, Biao, Zhongjie Li, and Zhengbao Yang. "A distributed-parameter electromechanical coupling model for a piezoelectric energy harvester with variable curvature." Smart Materials and Structures 29.11 (2020): 115015.0
    8. Weijian Zhou; Biao Wang; C.W. Lim; Zhengbao YANG*. ”A Distributed-parameter Electromechanical Coupling Model for a Segmented Arc-shaped Piezoelectric Energy Harvester”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2020
    9. Li, Pengyu, Zhihe Long, and Zhengbao Yang*. "RF Energy Harvesting for Battery-Less and Maintenance-Free Condition Monitoring of Railway Tracks." IEEE Internet of Things Journal (2020).
    10. Hou, Chengwei, Xiaobiao Shan, Leian Zhang, Rujun Song, and Zhengbao Yang*. "Design and Modeling of a Magnetic-Coupling Monostable Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Under Vortex-Induced Vibration." IEEE Access 8: 108913-108927. 2020
    11. Wang, Yilong, Zhengbao Yang*, Pengyu Li, Dengqing Cao, Wenhu Huang, and Daniel J. Inman. "Energy harvesting for jet engine monitoring." Nano Energy. 75, 104853. 2020
    12. Wang, Biao, Xiaowei Luo, Yizhong Liu, and Zhengbao Yang*. "Thickness-variable composite beams for vibration energy harvesting." Composite Structures: 112232. 2020
    13. Xu, W., Zheng, H., Liu, Y., Zhou, X., Zhang, C., Song, Y., Deng, X., Leung, M., Yang, Z., Xu, R.X. and Wang, Z.L. A droplet-based electricity generator with high instantaneous power density. Nature, 578(7795), pp.392-396. 2020
    14. Liu, Yiming, et al. "Electronic Skin from High-Throughput Fabrication of Intrinsically Stretchable Lead Zirconate Titanate Elastomer." Research 2020 (2020).
    15. Z. Li, Z. Yang, H. Naguib. ”Introducing revolute joints into piezoelectric energy harvesters”. Energy. 192, 116604, 2019.
    16. Z. Li, T. Li, Z. Yang, H. Naguib. ”Toward a 0.33W piezoelectric and electromagnetic hybrid energy harvester Design experimental studies and self-powered applications”. Applied Energy. 255 - 113805, 2019.
    17. Meng Shen, etc., Zhengbao Yang, Shenglin Jiang, ”Thermal energy harvesting performance in 0.94Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-0.06BaZr0.2Ti0.8O3: AlN composite ceramics based on the Olsen cycle”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 39(16), 5243-5251, 2019.
    18. Gong, Ying, etc. and Zhengbao Yang*, ”Direction-adaptive energy harvesting with a guide wing under flow-induced oscillations”, Energy, 187(15), 115983, 2019.
    19. Ying Gong, Zhengbao Yang*, etc., ”Capturing Flow Energy from Ocean and Wind”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Energies, 12(11), 2184, 2019.
    20. Sharvari Dhote, Haitao Li, Zhengbao Yang*, ”Multi-frequency responses of compliant orthoplanar springdesigns for widening the bandwidth of piezoelectric energy harvesters”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 157, 684-691, 2019.
    21. W. Xu, X. Zhou, C. Hao, H. Zheng, X. Yan, Y. Liu,Z. Yang, M. Leung, X. Zeng, R. Xu, Z. Wang. SLIPSTENG: Robust triboelectric nanogenerator with optical and charge transparency using slippery interface. National Science Review, 6(3), 540-5502019.
    22. H. Li, J. Luo, Z. Yang, Y. Fu, etc. ”Surface acoustic wave NO2 sensors utilizing colloidal SnS quantum dot thin films”, Surface& Coatings Technology, 362: 78-83, 2019.
    23. Li, Z., Z. Yan, J. Luo, and Z. Yang. ”Performance comparison of electromagnetic energy harvesters based on magnet arrays of alternating polarity and configuration.” Energy Conversion and Management. 179:132-140, 2019.
    24. Li Z., Yang Z., Naguib H., Zu J. Design and Studies on a Low-frequency Truss-based Compressive-mode Piezoelectric Energy Harvester. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 23-6, P 2849-2858, 2018.
    25. Li, Z., Saadatnia, Z., Yang, Z., Naguib, H. A hybrid piezoelectric-triboelectric generator for low-frequency and broad-bandwidth energy harvesting. Energy Conversion and Management, 174, 188-197, 2018.
    26. Jiaqian Li, Huanxi Zheng, Zhengbao Yang, Zuankai Wang, ”Breakdown in the directional transport of droplets on the peristome of pitcher plants”, Communications Physics, 35, 2018.
    27. Zhongjie Li, Jean Zu and Zhengbao Yang , ”Introducing hinge mechanism to one compressive-mode energy harvester”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 10, 034704, 2018.(Editor’s Pick)
    28. Zhaoye Qin, Yang Zhengbao, Jean Zu, and Fulei Chu. ”Free vibration analysis of rotating cylindrical shells coupled with moderately thick annular plates.” International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 142-143, P127-139, 2018.
    29. Yang, Zhengbao, Shengxi Zhou, Jean Zu, and Daniel Inman. ”High-Performance Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters and Their Applications.” Joule 2018, 2(4), P642-697.
    30. Haitao Li, Jean Zu, Weiyang Qin and Zhengbao Yang, ”Modeling and experimental validation of a buckled compressive-mode piezoelectric energy harvester”, Nonlinear Dynamics, 92-4, P1761-1780, 2018.
    31. Sharvari Dhote, Zhengbao Yang, Kamran Behdinan and Jean Zu, ”Enhanced Broadband Multi-Mode Compliant Orthoplanar Spring Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Coupled With Magnets”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 135, P 63-71, 2018.
    32. Zhengbao Yang, Zhaoye Qin and Jean Zu , ”Charging capacitors using single crystal PMN-PT and PZN-PT energy harvesters coupled with the SSHI Circuit”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 266 (15), P76-84, 2017.
    33. Y. Q. Wang, Zhengbao Yang, ”Nonlinear vibrations of moving functionally graded plates containing porosities and contacting with liquid: internal resonance”, Nonlinear Dynamics, 1-20, 2017.
    34. Sharvari Dhote, Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”Modeling and Experimental Analysis of a Tri-leg Compliant Orthoplanar Spring with Multiple Unimorphs for Broadband Energy Harvesting”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 98(1), P268-280, 2017.
    35. Zhengbao Yang, Yan Qing Wang, Lei Zuo and Jean Zu, ”Introducing Arc-shaped piezoelectric elements into energy harvesters”, Energy Conversion and Management, 148, 260-266, 2017.
    36. Zhengbao Yang, Alper Erturk and Jean Zu, ”On the efficiency of piezoelectric energy harvesters”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 15, 26-37, 2017.
    37. Zhengbao Yang, Yimin Tan and Jean Zu, ”A multi-impact frequency up-converted magnetostrictive transducer for harvesting energy from finger tapping”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 126, 235-241, 2017.
    38. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu, Jun Luo and Yan Peng, ”Modeling and Parametric Study of a Force-amplified Compressive-mode Piezoelectric Energy Harvester”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 28 (3), 357-366, 2017.
    39. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu and Zhuo Xu ”Reversible Nonlinear Energy Harvester Tuned by Tilting and Enhanced by Nonlinear Circuits”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 21(4) , 2174-2184, 2016.
    40. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”Toward harvesting vibration energy from multiple directions by a nonlinear compressive-mode piezoelectric transducer”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 21(3), 1787-1791, 2016.
    41. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”Comparison of PZN-PT, PMN-PT single crystals and PZT ceramic for vibration energy harvesting”, Energy Conversion and Management, 122, 321-329, 2016.
    42. Haitao Li, Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu and Weiyang Qin, ”Distributed parameter model and experimental validation of a compressive-mode energy harvester under harmonic excitations”, AIP Advances, 6.8, 085310, 2016.
    43. Haitao Li, Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu and Weiyang Qin, ”Numerical and experimental study of a compressive mode energy harvester under random excitations”, Smart Materials and Structures, 26, 035064, 2016.
    44. Zhengbao Yang, Yang Zhu and Jean Zu, ”Theoretical and experimental investigation of a nonlinear compressive-mode energy harvester with high power output under weak excitations”, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 025028, 2015
    45. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-efficiency compressive-mode energy harvester enhanced by a multistage force amplification mechanism”, Energy Conversion and Management, 88, 829-833, 2014.

    Publications

     

    Conference

    1. Z. Yang ”Compressive-mode piezoelectric energy harvesting”, The 30th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, 2019, Montreal.
    2. Y. Hong, Z. Yang*”Wireless Energy Harvesting and Micro-robot Drug Delivery via Novel Flexible Piezoceramics (A Scalable Ultral-thin Paper-templated PZT Foam Composite)”, The 2nd International Conference on Vibration and Energy Harvesting Applications (VEH 2019), 2019, Shanghai.
    3. Y. Gong, X. Shan, Z. Yang*, T. Xie,”270-degree arc-shaped piezoelectric energy converter in uniflow fluid environment”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. Vol. 531. No. 1. IOP Publishing, 2019.
    4. Y. Wang, Zhengbao Yang*, D. Cao and W. Huang, ”Compressive-mode Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting in Translational and Rotational Systems”, The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) , July 2019, Hong Kong.
    5. Y. Gong, X. Shan, X. Luo, T. Xie, Zhengbao Yang*, ”Effect of the Guiding Wing Height on Energy Harvesters”, The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) , July 2019, Hong Kong.
    6. Zhengbao Yang ”An Energy Harvester Based Self-powered Sensor System”, The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (IEEE RCAR) , 2018, Maldives.
    7. Zhengbao Yang, Haitao Li and Jean Zu, ”A distributed-parameter model of a high-efficiency compressivemode piezoelectric energy harvester”, the 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM 2016), 2016, Montreal.
    8. Zhengbao Yang, Haitao Li and Jean Zu, ”A distributed-parameter model of a high-efficiency compressivemode piezoelectric energy harvester”, the 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM 2016), 2016, Montreal.
    9. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-efficiency compressive-mode piezoelectric energy harvester”, the 6th MIE research symposium, 2015, Toronto.
    10. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-efficiency compressive-mode piezoelectric energy harvester”, the 6th MIE research symposium, 2015, Toronto.
    11. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”Nonlinear vibration analysis of the high-efficiency compressive-mode piezoelectric energy harvester”, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. pp. 94311S-94311S, San Diego, 2015.
    12. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-performance Compressive-mode Vibration Energy Harvesting”, ICTEnergy: Energy consumption in future ICT devices. Fiuggi, Italy, 2015.
    13. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-performance Compressive-mode Vibration Energy Harvesting”, ICTEnergy: Energy consumption in future ICT devices. Fiuggi, Italy, 2015.
    14. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu, ”High-performance Compressive-mode Vibration Energy Harvesting”, ICTEnergy: Energy consumption in future ICT devices. Fiuggi, Italy, 2015.
    15. Zhengbao Yang and Jean Zu. ”Charge redistribution in flextensional piezoelectric energy harvesters.” Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol. 598. Nanjing, 2014.
    16. Zhengbao Yang, et al., ”Study on the hydrodynamics and kinematics of a biomimetic fin propulsor actuated by SMA wires.” Electronic and Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology (EMEIT), 2011 International Conference on. Vol. 3. Harbin, 2011.

     

    Patents

    1. Zhengbao Yang, Biao Wang, ”An Energy Harvester and a Wearable Device”, United States Patent, Appl. PWG/PA/788/10/2019 (US).
    2. Zhengbao Yang ”Torque Measurment System”, United States Patent, Appl. No. US 16/420, 243
    3. Zhengbao Yang ”Power Generation Device and Electric Device incorporating the same”, United States Patent, Appl. No. US 16/169,317
    4. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu, ”Half-tube array vibration energy harvesting method using piezoelectric materials”, United States Patent, Appl. No. US 14/953,241
    5. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu, ”Multi-directional High-efficiency Piezoelectric Energy Transducer”, United States Patent, Appl. No. US 14/297,029
    6. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu, Wei Zhang, Minghui Yao ”Piezoelectric-based arc vibration energy harvesting device”, China Patent, Appl. No. 201510845572
    7. Zhengbao Yang, Jean Zu, Wei Zhang, ”High-efficiency Multi-directional Vibraion-based Energy harvesting device”, China Patent, Appl. No. 201410536393
    8. Zhengbao Yang, Wang Y., Wang Z., Song C., Ma C., Guo C., ”Flexible double-propelled biomimetic fish with changeable propel-direction”, China Patent, No. 201110041539.8
    9. Song B., Zhengbao Yang, Wang Z., Li C., Wang J., ”Deformable protective device”, China Patent, No. 201010173678.1