Power

Low-temperature manufacturing for low-cost solar cells

23 February, 2017 by

Researchers have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of perovskite solar cells, in a breakthrough which could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper.


ZF Switches & Sensors AF series energy harvesting switches

23 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Goodson Imports Pty Ltd

The AF series energy harvesting switches, from ZF, offer a simple-to-install, long-lifetime alternative to wired or battery-powered products.


Vicor DCM in a VIA Package modular DC-DC converter

20 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The DCM in a VIA Package is a ruggedised, modular DC-DC converter that operates from an unregulated, wide-range input to generate an isolated and regulated high-efficiency output with high power density.


Funding secured for next-gen Li-ion batteries

17 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: University of Wollongong

Tianneng Battery Group will provide $250,000 for researchers to develop innovative silicon/carbon composite anode materials for use in lithium-ion batteries, offering greater capacity compared to current graphite-based anode materials.


IT6400 Series Bi-Polar DC Power Supply

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fuseco Power Solutions Pty Ltd

The bipolar voltage/current power supply IT6400 series can be used as both a power source and an electronic load which is suitable for battery charge/discharge tests.


RECOM RTC2 series 2 W DC/DC converters

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM's 2 W RTC2 series come in a six-pin SMD open-frame package with a footprint of less than one-third of a square inch.


Rohde & Schwarz R&S NRP18S three-path diode power sensor

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rohde & Schwarz (Australia) Pty Ltd

The R&S NRP18S three-path diode power sensor is a self-contained, fully characterised instrument that can be operated with the R&S NRP2 base unit, with a laptop/PC via USB and with many Rohde & Schwarz instruments (eg, signal generators, signal and spectrum analysers, network analysers).


Anritsu Frequency Selectable RF Power Sensor

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Anritsu Pty Ltd

Anritsu introduces the frequency selectable RF power analyser, Power Master MA24507A. The ultraportable power analyser enables simple, numeric, frequency-based measurement of RF power from 9 kHz to 70 GHz.


Scientists go with their gut on next-gen battery

24 January, 2017 by

Scientists have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium-sulfur battery, inspired by the cells lining the human intestine.


Doubling the mileage of electric vehicles

19 January, 2017 by

Researchers from Georgia Tech have developed a lithium-ion battery with four times the capacity, more than double the lifetime and half the weight of currently used batteries.


Schneider Electric Galaxy VX UPS

19 January, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has introduced Galaxy VX — an efficient, easy-to-deploy, compact, three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with flexible operating modes for large facilities, data centres and business-critical applications.


Bacteria-powered batteries on a sheet of paper

17 January, 2017 by

US researchers have developed a bacteria-powered battery on a single sheet of paper that can power disposable electronics.


Vicor DCM in a VIA Package modular DC-DC converter

20 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The Vicor DCM in a VIA Package is a ruggedised, modular DC-DC converter, operating from an unregulated, wide-range input to generate an isolated and regulated high-efficiency output with high power density.


The time for 1500 V PV systems has come

19 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

What is a 1500 V system? It simply defines that the withstand voltage of cables, converters, inverters and other components used in PV systems increases from 1000 to 1500 V.


Wearable copper ribbons for harvesting and storing energy

16 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: University of Wollongong

Scientists from the University of Wollongong have developed a flexible copper strip that could be the answer to powering electronic devices via the clothes we wear.


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