Power

Multilayered films shield solar cells from heat and moisture

31 March, 2022

The perovskite-based films shield high-performance perovskite solar cells from extreme heat and moisture, while also boosting their long-term stability.


Nanotech coating doubles the lifespan of Li-ion batteries

28 March, 2022

Researchers used nanotechnology to develop a thin protective coating for high-voltage Li-ion batteries, which under normal circumstances last only several hundred cycles.


XP Power HRC series high-voltage DC/DC converters

23 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

XP Power has released the HRC series of regulated DC/DC converters, providing a high output voltage of up to 6 kV (with current output of up to 1.25 mA for selected models).


One ring to charge them all

21 March, 2022

Researchers have developed a wireless charging system that can charge devices placed anywhere within a ring around it.


Novel electrical contact to improve solar cell stability

15 March, 2022

Researchers have developed a novel silicon-oxide layer that simultaneously allows high passivation and improved conductivity in solar cells.


Perovskite solar cells pass damp-heat test

03 March, 2022

The test is meant to replicate multiple years of outdoor exposure and to evaluate factors such as corrosion and delamination.


Helios Power Solutions WAF150 series DC/DC converters

01 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

The WAF150 series is a compact and ruggedised range of DC/DC converters that will deliver 150 W output power for harsh industrial environments.


Microchip Technology SA50-28 non-hybrid, space-grade power converters

01 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Microchip Technology Australia

Microchip Technology's SA50-28 family is an off-the-shelf, 28 V-input, radiation-tolerant power converter offering that is based on discrete components with surface-mount construction and non-hybrid assembly processes.


Interlayer improves lithium–sulfur batteries

01 March, 2022

The lithium–sulfur battery interlayer promotes exceptionally fast lithium transfer, while also improving the performance and lifetime of the batteries.


Portable generator produces power when shaken

24 February, 2022

The stick-like, water-based device can convert energy from movement into electricity, and could be used to power portable devices such as safety lights.


Electrolyte breakthrough improves sodium battery performance

16 February, 2022

Researchers have created a suitable solid electrolyte for use with sodium batteries, a less dangerous and more durable alternative to lithium.


Increasing perovskite solar cell efficiency

04 February, 2022 by Lauren Davis

Australian researchers say the solar cells they have produced are cheap and easy to manufacture, in addition to achieving high efficiency.


Analog Devices MAX77540 step-down buck converter

03 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Analog Devices Pty Ltd

Analog Devices' MAX77540 step-down buck converter provides single-stage power conversion in multi-cell battery applications.


StoreDot tech extends the life of EV batteries

01 February, 2022

The technology is designed to ensure that there is minimal drop-off in performance even as the battery ages beyond its useful EV life.


Rubber electrolytes key to long-lasting EV batteries

27 January, 2022

In order for electric vehicles to become mainstream, they need cost-effective, safe, long-lasting batteries that won't explode during use or harm the environment.


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