Phase Transformation in Ferroelectric Piezocrystals

Tech ID: 24586 / UC Case 2014-519-0


Professor Christopher Lynch and colleagues have developed an efficient energy harvesting apparatus based on a single crystal ferroelectric material to convert external changes in force and temperature to electrical energy. This technology utilizes the phase transitioning behavior of ferroelectric piezocrystals to achieve high energy density. The technology has various applications in sensing and transduction. 

Patent Status

Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Issued Patent 9,048,762 06/02/2015 2014-519


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  • Lynch, Christopher S.

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Energy harvesting, ferroelectrics, piezocrystals

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