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Solar supercapacitors could power wearable sensors

30 July, 2018

A promising new type of graphene supercapacitor could be used in the next generation of wearable health sensors.

Ultrathin capacitive sensor has low resistance to motion

23 July, 2018

The thin and flexible sensor can move with the airflow made by even the softest noises and addresses issues with accelerometers, microphones and similar sensors.

TDK EPCOS MKP B33331V* series AC capacitors for filter applications

07 June, 2018

TDK Corporation has available the latest series of EPCOS MKP AC capacitors for filter applications. The components of the B33331V* series are designed for a rated voltage of 460 Vrms, corresponding to a peak voltage of 650 V, and cover a capacitance range from 2 to 50 µF.

Real-life flux capacitor could be key to quantum computing

31 May, 2018

A real-life version of Back to the Future's flux capacitor will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing, according to its inventors.

TDK EPCOS B3277*H series DC link capacitors

21 May, 2018

TDK has extended its range of EPCOS film capacitors for DC link applications, with the B3277*H series now covering for particularly harsh environmental conditions.

TDK EPCOS B32320I2656J011 film capacitor for the DC link of inverters

15 March, 2018

TDK has released the B32320I2656J011 compact EPCOS film capacitor for the DC link of inverters. With dimensions of 40 x 58 mm, it offers a rated voltage of 350 VDC and a capacitance of 65 μF.

Increased energy density for supercapacitors

27 February, 2018

UK researchers have achieved impressive energy density in supercapacitors, following the development of novel polymer materials.

Fabric-like supercapacitor customisable for wearable electronics

02 February, 2018

Scientists have created a customisable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded or stretched without losing its function, making it suitable for wearable electronics.

Enhancing supercapacitance in VGNs

08 December, 2017

Indian researchers have found a way to increase the supercapacitance of vertical graphene nanosheets (VGNs) — 3D networks of carbon nanomaterial that grow in rows of vertical sheets.

Murata DMH Series ultrathin supercapacitor

06 December, 2017

The Murata DMH Series supercapacitor delivers high power with a low equivalent series resistance (ESR) of 300 mΩ at 1 kHz. The capacitor also provides a high peak voltage of 4.5 V and exhibits stable output characteristics over a wide operating temperature range of -40 to 85°C.

EPCOS MotorCap B32355C series motor run capacitors

02 November, 2017

The B32355C series EPCOS MotorCap motor run capacitors are designed for a high continuous operating temperature of 100°C.

3D printed 'battery' can be worn on your wrist

26 October, 2017

UK scientists from Brunel University London have used a 3D printer to create a flexible, wearable equivalent of a battery, in what is claimed to be a world first.

Polymer-based capacitor could improve electrical circuitry

28 September, 2017

Saudi Arabian researchers have used a blend of polymer materials to develop a novel type of component — one that could substantially improve the performance of electrical circuits.

'Twistron' yarns can generate electricity

07 September, 2017

An international research team has developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted. And before you ask: no, we're not spinning you a yarn.

Supercapacitors made from autumn leaves

01 September, 2017

Chinese researchers have discovered a way to convert leaf litter into a porous carbon material that can be used to produce high-tech electronics.

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