Power

Nova Electric Galaxy Series UPS systems

12 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Nova Electric's lightweight Galaxy Series military UPS systems are power sources specifically designed for demanding applications in high-shock, -vibration, -humidity and -EMI environments.


Design developed for aluminium-ion batteries

07 December, 2018

Scientists demonstrated a strategy for designing active materials for rechargeable aluminium-ion batteries, bringing us closer to making the science behind the technology work.


Medtech security and the role of battery manufacturers

28 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Accutronics

Neil Oliver explains how battery manufacturers can play a role in improving the safety and security of medical devices.


New electrolyte could be key to aluminium batteries

20 November, 2018

The development of the electrolyte marks one step towards improving aluminium battery technology and making it suitable for commercial use.


Auxiliary power supply for single-phase and phase-to-phase applications

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

While there are many wide input voltage AC/DC power supplies on the market, this article will explain why a new low-power AC/DC converter with a 6:1 input voltage range was developed.


Wireless self-charging system uses NIR band

16 October, 2018

Researchers have developed a permanent, wireless self-charging platform for low-power wearable electronics by converting near-infrared band irradiation to electrical energy.


How to power wearables without sacrificing energy density

04 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer IZM

Powering wearable sensors without wires calls for pliable batteries that can adapt to the specific material and deliver the power the system requires.


MORNSUN URB_S-10WR3 and VRB_S-10WR3 series R3 DC/DC converters

01 October, 2018 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

The 10 W URB_S-10WR3 and VRB_S-10WR3 series DC/DC converters offer a 4:1 and 2:1 wide input voltage range (9–36 V) and are available with regulated output voltages of 3.3, 5, 9, 12, 15 and 24 VDC.


RECOM RAC05-K/277 and RAC05-K/480 series 5 W AC/DC modules

01 October, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM expands its low-power AC/DC portfolio with encapsulated 5 W power supplies, which operate up to +90°C. They accept input voltage lines of up to 305 VAC and offer peak power capability up to 6 W.


Four-electron conversion achieved in lithium-air batteries

07 September, 2018

Chemists have resolved two of the most challenging issues surrounding lithium-oxygen batteries — and in the process created a battery with near 100% coulombic efficiency.


RECOM RKZE series DC/DC converters

04 September, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM has released the RKZE series, a solution for applications that require high isolation and operate in wide temperature ranges.


Dual-layer solar cell sets efficiency record

04 September, 2018

Materials scientists have developed a highly efficient thin-film solar cell that generates more energy from sunlight than typical solar panels, thanks to its double-layer design.


MORNSUN K78xx-2000R3 non-isolated DC/DC converter series

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

MORNSUN's switching regulator K78xx-2000R3 series is rated at 2 A in addition to the non-isolated DC-DC converter range and designed as a drop-in alternative for traditional 78xx series three-terminal linear regulators.


Campoona graphite shows promise in full-cell Li-ion batteries

30 August, 2018

Archer Exploration has collaborated with UNSW on the development of full-cell lithium-ion batteries, made with graphite from its mine in Campoona, South Australia.


Paper-based battery powered by bacteria

24 August, 2018

In an effort to bring portable power sources to remote parts of the world, US researchers have developed a new type of battery — made of paper and fuelled by bacteria.


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