New mechanism developed for high-efficiency organic solar cells

11 January, 2023

Scientists from City University of Hong Kong have discovered a novel photophysical mechanism that has enhanced the efficiency of organic photovoltaics.

Ammonium: the secret ingredient for stable perovskite solar cells?

11 January, 2023

Scientists from Exciton Science have created perovskite solar cells with 21% efficiency, reportedly the best results ever recorded for a device made from a non-halide lead source.

Helios Power Solutions Variable DC power supplies

01 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Helios Power Solutions offers a range of DC Programmable Laboratory/Variable Power Supplies that can be operated in constant voltage mode or in constant current mode.

STMicroelectronics STWLC99 wireless power receiver

20 December, 2022 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The STWLC99 from STMicroelectronics is a wireless power receiver with a power rating of 100 Watts that is designed to provide a fast wireless charging time.

Scientists develop long-life electrode for solid-state batteries

14 December, 2022

Scientists from Australia and Japan have developed a positive electrode material that does not degrade after repeated charge cycles, for the manufacture of durable solid-state batteries.

High energy X-rays pave the way for better EV batteries

13 December, 2022

Scientists have used high energy X-rays to study the solid-electrolyte interphase, a chemical layer in batteries that is key to stabilising lithium metal anodes.

Perovskite solar cells built to match durability of silicon photovoltaics

13 December, 2022

Researchers have demonstrated a technique to create stable perovskite solar cells with fewer defects that could rival the durability of silicon photovoltaics.

Natural cooling techniques enhance the efficiency of solar cells

08 December, 2022

Researchers have explored how to utilise the geometry of solar farms to enhance natural cooling mechanisms.

Li-ion battery safety warning issued ahead of Christmas

08 December, 2022

Consumer Protection WA has urged consumers to think twice when buying or receiving a Li-ion battery powered gift this Christmas.

Manufacturing better, cheaper cathodes for Li-ion batteries

08 December, 2022

Researchers have developed a hydrothermal synthesis method that makes a cobalt-free cathode with more uniform particles for lithium-ion batteries.

Vibration energy harvester for self-charging wearable devices

01 December, 2022

A new piezoelectric vibration energy harvester has been developed that amplifies electric power generated from human walking by about 90 times.

Turning waste paper into Li-ion battery parts

01 December, 2022

Researchers from NTU Singapore have used carbonisation to convert waste paper into a crucial component of lithium-ion batteries.

Terahertz imaging shines light on new solar cell material

24 November, 2022

US-based researchers from Ames National Laboratory have developed terahertz imaging for a new view of perovskites, a possible alternative to solar cells.

Scientists develop novel heterojunction solar cells

21 November, 2022

Researchers have created a phase heterojunction (PHJ) solar cell — a new kind of heterojunction photovoltaic device that uses two polymorphs made of perovskite.

Tech puts the brakes on Li-ion batteries to stop fires

17 November, 2022

When overheated, Li-ion batteries can catch fire due to the large amounts of energy they store; now, researchers have developed technology that can quickly shut down Li-ion batteries.

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