Power

Researchers develop high-efficiency DC power converter

04 April, 2024

Researchers have developed a direct current voltage boost converter that could contribute to the enhancement of electric and electronic components across a range of industries.


New material discovered for safer solid-state Li-ion batteries

04 April, 2024

Researchers have discovered a stable and highly conductive lithium-ion conductor for use as a solid electrolyte for solid-state lithium-ion batteries.


CSIRO develops highly efficient roll-to-roll printed solar cells

21 March, 2024

Scientists from CSIRO have developed roll-to-roll flexible printed perovskite solar cells that are designed to deliver high levels of efficiency.


Enhancing the performance of all-solid-state batteries

21 March, 2024

A team of researchers has enhanced the performance and durability of all-solid-state batteries by employing a novel lithium electrodeposition strategy.


CSIRO launches printed flexible solar cells into space

07 March, 2024

CSIRO has launched its printed flexible solar cell technology into space, in a test to evaluate the solar cells as an energy source for future space endeavours.


FIDO tech boosts stability of perovskite solar cells

06 March, 2024

Researchers have created a material based on fullerene indanones (FIDO) that could improve the stability and efficiency of next-generation solar cells.


Researchers develop high efficiency quantum dot solar cells

29 February, 2024

Researchers have achieved 18.1% efficiency with a quantum dot solar cell, paving the way for the commercialisation of next-generation solar cells.


Li-ion conductor discovery unlocks new direction for sustainable batteries

21 February, 2024

Researchers have discovered a solid material that has enough Li-ion conductivity to replace the liquid electrolytes in current Li-ion battery technology, thereby improving energy capacity.


Fast-charging lithium battery seeks to eliminate "range anxiety"

16 February, 2024 by David Nutt, Cornell Chronicle

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a lithium battery with fast charging capabilities, completing a full charge in five minutes.


Solvent sieving technique extends lifespan of PeLEDs

07 February, 2024

Researchers have developed a solvent sieve method that enhances the performance and stability of perovskite light-emitting diodes (PeLEDs).


New stack design enhances vanadium flow batteries

01 February, 2024

Researchers in China have developed a 70 kW-level vanadium flow battery stack, which could revolutionise the field of large-scale energy storage.


New dirt-powered fuel cell can 'run forever'

24 January, 2024

Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a fuel cell that can harvest energy from microbes living in dirt.


Researchers enhance stability of perovskite solar cells

24 January, 2024

Researchers have developed a chemically protective cathode interlayer that has showcased the potential to stabilise photovoltaic devices.


Eggshells can act as electrodes to power batteries

12 January, 2024

A researcher from Flinders University has found that chicken eggshells can be used as electrodes to power batteries.


The power of vibrational spectroscopy

12 January, 2024 by Stephan Woods, Sr Manager, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Vibrational spectroscopy has become a mainstay of development and production lines, offering unparalleled insights into the characteristics of novel materials.


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