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Battery recycling project takes Li-ion batteries to new frontiers

15 September, 2022

The LiBinfinity project aims to establish a holistic concept for lithium-ion battery recycling, using an advanced mechanico-hydrometallurgical process.


New materials to boost stability of perovskite solar cells

14 September, 2022

A team of researchers from Lithuania have synthesised the materials that were used for constructing a solar cell module, with an efficiency of 21.4%.


Diamond quantum sensors used to extend EV driving range

09 September, 2022

A diamond quantum sensor-based detection technique has been developed to accurately estimate battery charge and extend driving range for electric vehicles.


Batteries not required: self-powered wearable monitors health

01 September, 2022

Researchers have invented a self-powered, wireless wearable device that can monitor a user's pulse and wirelessly communicate with a nearby smartphone or tablet.


Using perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells to improve efficiency

30 August, 2022

Researchers have discovered that reordering the layers in solar-cell modules can help improve efficiency.


Battery generates electricity from air moisture

23 August, 2022

Using sea salt as a sustainable moisture absorbent, researchers have developed a rechargeable fabric-like battery that provides higher electrical output than conventional AA batteries.


A faster-charging hydrogen fuel cell

17 August, 2022

Researchers have developed a new technique to accelerate the charging of solid-state hydrogen fuel cells.


Biofilm generates continuous electricity from sweat

17 August, 2022

Researchers have engineered a bacterial biofilm that can produce continuous electricity from sweat; a discovery that could revolutionise wearable electronics.


Amping up Li-ion battery performance with black glass

17 August, 2022

Scientists have developed black glasses grafted with silicon microparticles as negative electrode material to improve lithium-ion battery performance.


Researchers improve efficiency of organic solar cells by 10%

12 August, 2022

Researchers have developed a process to improve organic solar cell electrical conductivity by 20 times and photoelectric conversion efficiency by 10% at room temperature.


Old solar panels upcycled into thermoelectric material

10 August, 2022

Scientists turned old solar panels into a high-performance, energy-harvesting thermoelectric material that harvests heat and converts it into electricity.


TDK-Lambda CCG series industrial DC/DC converters

09 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik Sp. z o.o.

TDK-Lambda has released the CCG series of industrial converters in a square case with a 1″ x 1″ footprint. The devices are designed for demanding applications such as industry, transportation and automation.


Hydrogen fuel-cell technology lights up Marvel Stadium

08 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd

In a demonstration of its hydrogen technology, Toyota used a stationary fuel cell to power the iconic Marvel Stadium sign and coaches' box for the Round 19 AFL clash.


Disposable paper battery developed: just add water

03 August, 2022

The study authors suggest that their battery could be used to power a wide range of low-power, single-use disposable electronics.


An extra layer for perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells

03 August, 2022

Inserting a magnesium fluoride layer in multilayered perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells can stall charge recombination and enhance performance.


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