Power

New efficiency record for perovskite–organic solar cells

27 January, 2022

Researchers say they have set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of solar cells made using perovskite and organic materials.


Passivation enables high-efficiency perovskite solar cells

18 January, 2022

An international team of researchers has synthesised materials that were used for constructing a record-breaking perovskite solar module.


Cincon ECLB60W series DC/DC converters

18 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

Cincon's ECLB60W series includes DC/DC converters with a wide input voltage range (4:1) and input-output isolation of 1500 VDC.


Anode material allows for fast-charging Li-ion batteries

14 January, 2022

The proposed anode material proved suitable for fast charging, thanks to its enhanced lithium-ion kinetics.


Creating stable perovskite materials for efficient solar cells

13 January, 2022

Perovskite materials are very sensitive to moisture, oxygen and even light, meaning they can degrade rapidly in air.


Biodegradable batteries made out of paper

10 January, 2022

The batteries are made up of electrodes screen-printed onto both sides of a piece of cellulose paper that has been reinforced with hydrogel.


Stretchable, washable batteries designed for wearables

17 December, 2021

The battery works even when twisted or stretched to twice its normal length, or after being tossed in the laundry.


Record efficiency for lead halide perovskite solar cells

09 December, 2021

Researchers achieved a power conversion efficiency of 23.7% — the highest reported to date for an inverted architecture perovskite solar cell.


IME and ST collaborate on silicon carbide R&D

02 December, 2021 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The collaboration sets a foundation for a comprehensive SiC ecosystem in Singapore and creates opportunities for other companies to engage in SiC research.


Bringing PV modules indoors to power IoT devices

18 November, 2021

Bringing photovoltaic technology indoors could help energise Internet of Things devices such as smoke alarms, cameras and temperature sensors.


Simultaneous coating and drying for fast electrode production

17 November, 2021

Drying times can be reduced to less than 20 seconds, which corresponds to half down to one-third of the usual production time, without capacity losses.


ASCA increases organic solar cell efficiency

10 November, 2021 | Supplied by: ASCA

By using new semiconductor materials, organic solar cell expert ASCA has increased the efficiency of its modules by 40%.


Nanotechnology is inspiring next-gen batteries

04 November, 2021 by Liam Critchley* | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

A drive to improve the already-established Li-ion batteries by incorporating nanomaterials into them has begun.


P-DUKE RHK03W, RHK06W, RHK10W and RHD40W DC/DC converters

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

The RHKW/RHDW series are high-performance DC/DC converters with 3000 VAC reinforced isolation and 4.5 mm clearance/creeping distances for safety-critical applications.


Promising Li-ion battery material derived from wood

27 October, 2021

Researchers are working to replace the liquids commonly used in today's lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with solid materials.


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