Power

Grant to accelerate lithium-oxygen battery research

05 February, 2019

The US National Science Foundation has awarded a US$219,312, two-year grant to push forward research into cutting-edge lithium-oxygen batteries.


Technology Dynamics NTDC series DC-DC converters

04 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Technology Dynamics' NTDC series of high-power DC-DC converters provides highly regulated DC output power from 2000–3000 W.


RECOM REC15E-Z series 4:1 input DC/DC converters

25 January, 2019 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM's REC15E-Z series of 15 W isolated DC/DC converters features wide input ranges in a 1″ x 1″ case size. This is intended to save PCB space, while the wide input ranges increase flexibility by accepting several standard bus voltages.


MORNSUN R3 series dual isolated regulated output DC/DC converters

21 January, 2019 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

MORNSUN has added four series of DC converters, all with dual isolated regulated outputs, to the R3 DC/DC wide-input converter family.


Shape-conformable batteries based on 3D printing technology

16 January, 2019

Researchers have successfully manufactured various kinds of battery shapes — such as ring-type, H-shape and U-shape — using 3D printing technology.


Cheaper, more efficient perovskite solar cells

19 December, 2018

A newly synthesised molecule assembles itself into a monolayer which can cover a variety of surfaces and can function as a hole-transporting material in a perovskite solar cell.


Renesas Electronics ISL9241 USB-C buck-boost battery charger

18 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics' ISL9241 USB-C buck-boost battery charger supports both Narrow Voltage Direct Charging (NVDC) and Hybrid Power Buck-Boost (HPBB) charging for notebooks, ultrabooks, tablets and power banks using the reversible USB Type-C connector cable.


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.


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