Researchers from Queen Mary University of London, seeking to solve a sustainable energy storage problem, have found inspiration in the most unlikely of places: the humble croissant.
The XLR-51 supercapacitor module, from Eaton, extends the XLR module family to 51.3 V and 188 F. It is suitable for rugged applications in harsh environments, such as transportation, marine, grid storage and material handling.
Saudi Arabian researchers have managed to combine sensing, energy-harvesting, current-rectifying and energy-storage functions into a single microchip.
Seeking a low-cost, simple and efficient way to incorporate lithium into capacitors for electrical energy storage, researchers have proposed using two additives instead of one.
Researchers have developed a new supercapacitor material that exhibits extraordinarily high stability under conditions of high voltage and high temperature.
Engineers have used layers of graphene and polyurethane to create a flexible supercapacitor that can generate power from the sun and store excess energy for later use.
The BCAP3400 P300 K04 ultracapacitor cell, from Maxwell Technologies, is a 3 V, 3400F cell that has been designed as a high-energy, high-power workhorse.
A promising new type of graphene supercapacitor could be used in the next generation of wearable health sensors.
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 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.
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 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 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.
UK researchers have achieved impressive energy density in supercapacitors, following the development of novel polymer materials.
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.