Batteries not required: self-powered wearable monitors health

01 September, 2022

Researchers have invented a self-powered, wireless wearable device that can monitor a user's pulse and wirelessly communicate with a nearby smartphone or tablet.

Using perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells to improve efficiency

30 August, 2022

Researchers have discovered that reordering the layers in solar-cell modules can help improve efficiency.

Battery generates electricity from air moisture

23 August, 2022

Using sea salt as a sustainable moisture absorbent, researchers have developed a rechargeable fabric-like battery that provides higher electrical output than conventional AA batteries.

A faster-charging hydrogen fuel cell

17 August, 2022

Researchers have developed a new technique to accelerate the charging of solid-state hydrogen fuel cells.

Amping up Li-ion battery performance with black glass

17 August, 2022

Scientists have developed black glasses grafted with silicon microparticles as negative electrode material to improve lithium-ion battery performance.

Biofilm generates continuous electricity from sweat

17 August, 2022

Researchers have engineered a bacterial biofilm that can produce continuous electricity from sweat; a discovery that could revolutionise wearable electronics.

Researchers improve efficiency of organic solar cells by 10%

12 August, 2022

Researchers have developed a process to improve organic solar cell electrical conductivity by 20 times and photoelectric conversion efficiency by 10% at room temperature.

Old solar panels upcycled into thermoelectric material

10 August, 2022

Scientists turned old solar panels into a high-performance, energy-harvesting thermoelectric material that harvests heat and converts it into electricity.

TDK-Lambda CCG series industrial DC/DC converters

09 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

TDK-Lambda has released the CCG series of industrial converters in a square case with a 1″ x 1″ footprint. The devices are designed for demanding applications such as industry, transportation and automation.

Hydrogen fuel-cell technology lights up Marvel Stadium

08 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd

In a demonstration of its hydrogen technology, Toyota used a stationary fuel cell to power the iconic Marvel Stadium sign and coaches' box for the Round 19 AFL clash.

An extra layer for perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells

03 August, 2022

Inserting a magnesium fluoride layer in multilayered perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells can stall charge recombination and enhance performance.

Disposable paper battery developed: just add water

03 August, 2022

The study authors suggest that their battery could be used to power a wide range of low-power, single-use disposable electronics.

Avalue EPB-1001 expansion power bank for embedded panel PCs

02 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Avalue

Designed to provide expanded power to various types of panel PCs, the product allows stationary panel PCs to be moved around freely with unlimited reserves of power.

Non-flammable electrolyte developed for sodium batteries

28 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Deakin University

The research team developed a solid polymer electrolyte material that can replace the flammable liquid solvents currently used in sodium batteries.

Fully scalable, all-perovskite tandem solar modules created

22 July, 2022

This is the first report of an all-perovskite tandem solar module worldwide, the researchers say.

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