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Research Highlight

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Collaborative research team led by Prof. Keon Jae Lee from KAIST and Prof. Joung from Severance Hospital of Yonsei University has recently developed the world’s first artificial cardiac pacemaker semi-permanently operated by self-powered flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator. The artificial cardiac pacemaker is widely acknowledged as medical equipment that integrated in a human body for regulating the beating of heart through electrical stimulation while contracting the cardiac muscle of people who suffer from an abnormal heart rate. The high-performance flexible nanogenerator was made of single crystal PMN-PT thin film (iBULe Photonics Co., Ltd.), and the harvested energy could be reached at the level of 8.2 V and 0.22 mA just by simple bending and pushing, which was enough to directly stimulate living heart of rat. In addition, the flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator could be utilized as an electric energy source for various implantable medical devices.

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Notice Professor Kim Sang Ouk of KAIST participated in editorship of GRAPHIN NEW MATERIALS ADMINI 2017.10.23 461
Notice Pd nanowire array-based ultra-fast hydrogen gas sensor by using engineered nanofiltration of metal-organic framework ADMINI 2017.09.27 715
Notice 7 nanometer Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology with Camera Flash ADMINI 2017.09.14 887
Notice Development of disease diagnjosis sensor using animal protein catalyst ADMINI 2017.07.20 1105
Notice Making Graphene Using Laser-induced Phase Separation ADMINI 2016.12.07 3456
Notice Hyper-stretchable elastic piezoelectric energy harvester ADMINI 2015.04.29 8568
Notice “Nature Materials” News & Views wrote by Prof. Sang Ouk Kim admin 2015.02.17 10651
Notice Academic Achievements & Related Awards admin 2015.02.17 8243
Notice Best Paper Award at 2014 Pan Pacific Microelectronic Symposium admin 2015.02.17 8138
Notice The Way towards Commercialization of Highly Efficient Nanogenerator admin 2015.02.17 8333
» The First Demonstration of Self-powered Cardiac Pacemaker admin 2015.02.17 8053
21 Equipment Development: “Hu:u” -New Concept Indoor Environmental Gauge file admin 2015.02.17 5381
20 The Convergence New Technology Fair Silver Award file admin 2015.02.17 3624
19 Grand Prize at the Dow Chemical Korea Award 2014 file admin 2015.02.17 3648
18 Mobile Sensor Array Platform & its Circuit Development. file admin 2015.02.17 3758
17 Intel Best Paper Award at Electronic Components and Technology Conference file admin 2015.02.17 3740
16 Excellent Paper Award at the 2014 Conference on Next Generation Lithography file admin 2015.02.17 3869
15 One of 2013 KAIST Top 10 Representative R&D Outcomes. file admin 2015.02.17 3813
14 3D Free Standing Structure Made of Graphene. file admin 2015.02.17 3843
13 Seon-Jin Choi, Jinsup Lee Prize Winner at the “9th 1nside” Edge International Thesis Competition from Samsung Electro-mechanics. file admin 2015.02.17 3920