Power

Sodium-ion battery breakthroughs

18 April, 2018 by

The University of Wollongong and Penn State have made separate but equally exciting developments in the field of sodium-ion batteries.


MORNSUN LDE/LHE AC/DC converters

18 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

MORNSUN's latest converter ranges are designed to offer technological and process improvements while also making advances in overall performance and size.


Lithium-sulfur batteries made from paper biomass

11 April, 2018 by

US researchers are using cheap and abundant paper biomass to make rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries, anticipated to be the next generation of battery.


Maxim Integrated MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters

05 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

The MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters offer low quiescent current and come in an ultrasmall package with integrated compensation. This enables minimal external components that can lead to up to 50% savings in board space, making them suitable for always-on automotive applications.


Vicor 2317 12 to 48 V NBM module

04 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

Vicor has announced a non-isolated upconverter to support 48 V high-performance GPUs in data centres that are still relying on legacy 12 V power distribution. The 2317 NBM converts 12 to 48 V with over 98% peak efficiency, 750 W continuous and 1 kW peak power in a 23 x 17 x 7.4 mm surface-mount SM-ChiP package.


The secret ingredient to stable lithium-sulfur batteries

03 April, 2018 by

In an effort to lengthen the battery life of common devices, US researchers have developed a high-powered, environmentally safe lithium-sulfur substitute.


Solar cell manufacturing myth busted

27 March, 2018 by

Researchers have busted a 20-year-old myth surrounding solar cell production, finding that previous assumptions about the chemical processes involved are inaccurate.


Maxim MAXM17532 and MAXM15462 Himalaya uSLIC DC-DC power modules

23 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

The MAXM17532 and MAXM15462 ultrasmall (2.6 x 3 x 1.5 mm) integrated DC-DC power modules are part of Maxim's extensive portfolio of Himalaya power solutions for industrial, healthcare, communications and consumer markets.


Layered oxides enable rechargeable zinc batteries

15 March, 2018 by

Researchers are developing layered oxides for zinc-ion batteries, in a study that seeks to overcome the issues associated with scaling up lithium-ion batteries.


Mornsun ultrathin 6 and 10 W SMD/DIP DC/DC converters

14 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun has developed an ultrathin range of DC/DC converters in order to meet the demands of a diverse range of applications.


Mornsun URF24_QB-100WR3 DC/DC converter series

13 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun has extended its 24 V isolated, regulated DC/DC converters with a 100 W series. The URF24_QB-100WR3 series DC/DC converters meet EN62368 and EN50155 standards, with EMI meeting CISPR22/EN55022 Class B.


Mornsun URE1D_LD-20WR3 series DC/DC converters with EN50155 rail compliance

02 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun's 20 W range of DC/DC converters, the URE1D_LD-20WR3 series, has been added due to market demand for dual-output devices (positive and negative). The converters provide a wide input voltage range of 40–160 VDC due to input voltages of 72, 96 and 110 V used in the railway industry.


Mornsun URB_S-6WR3 and VRB_S-6WR3 DC/DC converters

01 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun's URB_S-6WR3 and VRB_S-6WR3 are isolated, 6 W, compact DC/DC converters. They offer input under-voltage, output short-current and over-current protection.


Magnesium batteries are one step closer to reality

12 February, 2018 by

A newly discovered cathode material is said to enable magnesium batteries with higher energy density, as well as advances in safety, cost and performance, in comparison to their lithium-ion counterparts.


Digitalisation and the future of medtech

09 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Accutronics

Neil Oliver, Technical Marketing Manager at professional battery manufacturer Accutronics, looks at the three trends dominating the current healthcare market.


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