Solar cell manufacturing myth busted

27 March, 2018

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 | 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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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

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 | Supplied by: Accutronics

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

Vicor ChiP DCM DC-DC converter for railway applications

07 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

Vicor has released its next generation of DCMs, with a family of wide input range (43–154 V), 36 x 23 mm ChiPs with power levels up to 240 W and 93% efficiency, targeted at rail transportation and infrastructure applications.

Flexible lithium-ion battery shaped like the human spine

07 February, 2018

Researchers have developed a lithium-ion battery with impressive flexibility, high energy density and stable voltage, no matter how it is flexed or twisted.

Maxim Integrated Products MAX17843 battery management system (BMS) for vehicles

05 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Maxim is enabling a safe, smart car of the future with the MAX17843 battery management system (BMS) — a 12-channel, high-voltage, smart sensor data acquisition device featuring robust communications and comprehensive diagnostics.

Boosting solar fuel efficiency using microwires

24 January, 2018

Researchers have made significant efficiency improvements to the technology used to generate solar fuels, involving the direct conversion of energy from sunlight into a usable fuel.

Magellan Power ESU Series utility-scale energy storage

21 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

The Magellan Power ESU Series of utility-scale energy storage products combines smart functionality and connectivity with rugged power electronics to offer a flexible, programmable, durable and easy-to-install range of energy storage products for generation and distribution applications.

Mornsun TLAxx-03KCAN and TLAxx-03K485 3 W AC/DC converters with integrated transceivers

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

The Mornsun TLAxx-03KCAN and TLAxx-03K485 series are 3 W AC/DC power supplies with integrated CAN or RS485 transceivers that take their power directly from the main AC or DC supply line (85–305 VAC/100–430 VDC) and can be used with either AC or DC in a dual-use application.

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