Battery electrodes inspired by bamboo11 August, 2021
Inspired by a membrane inside bamboo, researchers are developing more efficient electrodes for batteries that could allow them to be recharged at a much faster rate.
Preventing oxygen release for safer batteries22 July, 2021
Fresh insights about the release of oxygen in lithium-ion batteries should pave the way for more robust and safer high-energy-density batteries.
New method for making perovskite solar cells at scale15 July, 2021
Researchers have discovered that a key component of next-generation solar panels can be created without expensive, high-temperature fabrication methods.
Monolayer improves efficiency of organic solar cells06 July, 2021
Chemists have developed a material that functions as a hole-transporting layer in a solar element, proving versatile and applicable to different solar technologies.
Adel System CBI series uninterruptable DC power supplies06 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ADM Instrument Engineering Group
Adel System has released its CBI series of DIN rail-mounted uninterruptable DC power supplies, available in 12, 24 and 48 V versions.
Stopping polysulfide shuttling in lithium–sulfur batteries02 July, 2021
Polysulfide shuttling involves the movement of sulfur-containing intermediates between the cathode and anode during the battery's chemical processes.
Tuning perovskite solar cells to boost performance01 July, 2021
A popular perovskite light absorber has been found to have defects that impede solar cell performance, according to new research.
Powerhouse Batteries LiFEPO4 batteries29 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd
Powerhouse Batteries' lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) range is designed to provide significant benefits over the traditional lead acid battery commonly used in many products utilising portable power or power backup requirements.
High-performance anode material for sodium-ion batteries24 June, 2021
The novel material can store 1.5 times more electricity than the graphite anode used in commercial lithium-ion batteries, and its performance does not degrade even after 200 cycles.
Powerhouse Batteries deep cycle lead acid batteries23 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd
The Powerhouse range of deep cycle lead acid AGM batteries is designed for use in buggies, wheelchairs, forklifts and remote power applications.
Wirelessly powering multiple wearables from a single source22 June, 2021
Researchers have successfully demonstrated the use of the human body as a medium for transmitting and harvesting energy to power wearable technology.
Molecular coating enhances organic solar cell performance18 June, 2021
An electrode coating just one molecule thick can significantly enhance the performance of an organic photovoltaic cell.
Electrochemical cell extracts lithium from sea water11 June, 2021
Researchers have developed an economically viable system that can extract high-purity lithium from sea water, which could be used to power electric vehicles.
Release of USB Power Delivery specification Revision 3.109 June, 2021
The USB Power Delivery (USB PD) Revision 3.1 specification enables the delivery of up to 240 W of power over the USB Type-C cable and connector.
'Molecular glue' makes perovskite solar cells more reliable08 June, 2021
Researchers are improving the long-term reliability of perovskite solar cells with a so-called 'molecular glue' that keeps a key interface inside the cells from degrading.