Algorithm developed for charging wireless sensor networks

16 November, 2022

Researchers have proposed a new energy-efficient adaptive directional charging algorithm that considers the density of sensor nodes to adaptively choose single charging or multicharging sensor modules in wireless rechargeable sensor networks.

Electrolyte designed for lithium-metal anodes in Li-metal batteries

16 November, 2022

Scientists have designed an electrolyte for lithium-metal anodes for use in lithium-metal batteries that could have applications in metal battery systems that provide sustainable energy.

Würth Elektronik MagI³C-FIMM Fixed Isolated MicroModule

11 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

The Würth Elektronik MagI³C-FIMM Fixed Isolated MicroModule combines the features of an isolated power module with those of a MicroModule in an LGA-7 package.

Australian solar pioneer receives European innovation prize

08 November, 2022

The 2022 Millennium Technology Prize has been awarded to Scientia Professor Martin Green of the UNSW Sydney, Australia, for his innovation that has transformed the production of solar energy.

Communication signal developed from environmentally friendly battery

07 November, 2022

The NTT has produced a combined battery and a circuit composed of environmentally friendly materials, free of scarce elements and hazardous substances.

Researchers develop batteries that use water as an electrolyte

03 November, 2022

A team of researchers have developed aqueous rechargeable batteries based on zinc anodes, with polymeric artificial interphase to improve battery stability.

Electrode material used to enhance all-solid-state sodium batteries

20 October, 2022

The new material is expected to improve high-capacity rechargeable batteries and make them cheaper by using common materials.

Mini harvester produces electricity from a gentle breeze

12 October, 2022

Scientists have developed a device that can harness energy from wind and store it as electricity.

Gelion opens zinc bromide battery manufacturing facility in Sydney

06 October, 2022

Zinc bromide battery developer Gelion has launched a manufacturing facility in Western Sydney, capable of producing two megawatt hours of batteries annually.

USB-C charger to be standardised across Europe by 2024

05 October, 2022

The European Parliament has adopted a law to make USB-C charging mandatory on phones and other small devices by 2024 to reduce electronic waste.

Researchers develop ITO-free organic solar cells for large modules

30 September, 2022

Researchers have developed a method to create organic solar cells using zinc oxide that can overcome the issues of cost and scalability without compromising their PCE.

Thickened battery electrodes pave the way for fast-charging EVs

30 September, 2022

A new, thickened electrode made up of vertically stacked layers that allows for easier transport of lithium ions could one day help electric vehicles charge faster.

Tool developed to study degradation of all-solid-state batteries

29 September, 2022

Scientists have shown that electrochemical impedance spectroscopy can be used as a non-destructive method to study the degradation mechanisms of all-solid-state lithium metal batteries.

Accurate solar material energy levels lead to better devices

21 September, 2022

Researchers have discovered that precisely determining the energy levels of different solar materials leads to high-performance devices.

Hybrid electrolyte developed for more efficient Li-ion batteries

21 September, 2022

Researchers have developed a method to increase the ionic conductivity and lithium-ion transport of photo-cross-linked polymer with hexagonal arranged porous film hybrids.

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