Quantum batteries could enable instantaneous charging

01 August, 2018

Unlike ordinary batteries, which take the same amount of time to charge no matter how many you have, quantum batteries should charge faster the more you have of them.

Smart solar hybrid streetlight system developed

31 July, 2018 by Aman Jha, Jitendra Jain, Prashant Pandey, Indar Prakash Singhal and Kamaldeep Bansal — AMG Central Lab, STMicroelectronics Pvt Ltd Greater Noida, UP, Delhi, India | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has devised a smart solar hybrid LED streetlight system, developed as a pilot project and implemented in the car park at one of its campuses.

Are wearables the answer for an ageing population?

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Accutronics

The growth in wearable devices and the ageing population may seem like two disconnected trends, but what if they were connected?

Magellan Power Stand Alone Power System

17 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Magellan single- and three-phase Stand Alone Power Systems are designed to operate independently of the grid, maximising the use of renewable energy.

Mornsun R3 series fixed input DC converters

11 July, 2018 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun's R3 series fixed input DC converters offer solutions to common issues with power supply design.

Vicor DCM DC-DC converter modules

10 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The DCM ChiP (converter housed in package) is a DC-DC converter module that operates from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated, regulated DC output.

Helios RWS1000B and RWS1500B industrial power supplies

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Helios has added the RWS1000B and RWS1500B industrial AC-DC power supplies. The series is suitable for industrial, test and measurement, broadcast, communications and LED signage equipment.

RECOM RAC15-K and RAC20-K AC/DC converters for IoT and smart home

01 July, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

The RAC15-K and RAC20-K series are PCB-mount AC/DC modules with ultralow energy losses, especially in light load conditions.

New cathode material could triple Li-ion battery storage

26 June, 2018

US researchers have developed a cathode material from iron fluoride that surpasses the capacity limits of traditional lithium-ion batteries.

Pharmaceutical material could be deployed in batteries

18 June, 2018

Scientists in the US have developed a highly reversible, water-soluble material based on phenazine, an organic molecule used in dyes and antibiotics.

Vicor 2317 NBM bidirectional 48/12 V converter

05 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

Vicor has released a bidirectional non-isolated fixed-ratio converter for hybrid 48/12 V power systems in data centre and automotive applications. The 2317 NBM is capable of providing up to 750 W continuously at 48 V from 12 V, or at 12 V from 48 V, with over 98% peak efficiency.

Sodium-ion batteries show enhanced performance

01 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Deakin University

Researchers have proven the viability of sodium-ion batteries as a cheaper and safer alternative to their lithium-ion counterparts.

Magellan Power Lithium Battery Bank with Battery Monitoring System

23 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Magellan Power's Lithium Battery Bank for UPS applications uses lithium iron phosphate batteries, which are said to have several advantages over VRLA batteries.

3D microbatteries to help power the Internet of Things

10 May, 2018

Researchers have used non-traditional techniques to fashion a powerful 3D lithium-ion battery with a footprint on the order of 100 grains of salt.

RECOM RFB, RFM and RFMM 1 W commodity DC/DC converters

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

The RFB, RFM and RFMM are SIP4 and SIP7 case DC/DC converters that are typically used in power isolation and voltage matching applications in board interfaces, which have become high-volume commodity applications.

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