Stretchable, washable batteries designed for wearables

17 December, 2021

The battery works even when twisted or stretched to twice its normal length, or after being tossed in the laundry.

Record efficiency for lead halide perovskite solar cells

09 December, 2021

Researchers achieved a power conversion efficiency of 23.7% — the highest reported to date for an inverted architecture perovskite solar cell.

IME and ST collaborate on silicon carbide R&D

02 December, 2021 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The collaboration sets a foundation for a comprehensive SiC ecosystem in Singapore and creates opportunities for other companies to engage in SiC research.

Bringing PV modules indoors to power IoT devices

18 November, 2021

Bringing photovoltaic technology indoors could help energise Internet of Things devices such as smoke alarms, cameras and temperature sensors.

Simultaneous coating and drying for fast electrode production

17 November, 2021

Drying times can be reduced to less than 20 seconds, which corresponds to half down to one-third of the usual production time, without capacity losses.

ASCA increases organic solar cell efficiency

10 November, 2021 | Supplied by: ASCA

By using new semiconductor materials, organic solar cell expert ASCA has increased the efficiency of its modules by 40%.

Nanotechnology is inspiring next-gen batteries

04 November, 2021 by Liam Critchley* | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

A drive to improve the already-established Li-ion batteries by incorporating nanomaterials into them has begun.

P-DUKE RHK03W, RHK06W, RHK10W and RHD40W DC/DC converters

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

The RHKW/RHDW series are high-performance DC/DC converters with 3000 VAC reinforced isolation and 4.5 mm clearance/creeping distances for safety-critical applications.

Promising Li-ion battery material derived from wood

27 October, 2021

Researchers are working to replace the liquids commonly used in today's lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with solid materials.

Nexperia SiGe rectifiers

13 October, 2021 | Supplied by: element14

Nexperia's silicon–germanium (SiGe) rectifiers are said to offer engineers cutting-edge efficiency, thermal stability and space savings when designing products.

Modified nanomaterial makes solar cells more efficient

12 October, 2021

Researchers have modified a nanomaterial to make perovskite solar cells as efficient as silicon-based cells, without their high cost and complex manufacturing.

Researchers clear efficiency hurdle for organic solar cells

08 October, 2021

Researchers have identified a loss pathway in organic solar cells which makes them less efficient than silicon-based cells at converting sunlight into electricity.

Performance enhanced in zinc-ion batteries

01 October, 2021

A new electrolyte and electrode combination improves several aspects of zinc-ion battery performance, particularly the stability over multiple charge and discharge cycles.

Harvesting energy from wooden floors

28 September, 2021

Researchers have created a nanogenerator that enables wooden flooring to generate energy from our footfalls — enough to power LED lightbulbs and small electronics.

Stretchable, sweat-powered battery developed for wearables

21 September, 2021

Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery, measuring 2 x 2 cm and as flat as a small paper bandage, that is powered by human perspiration.

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