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.

Lithium battery recycling plant opens in Victoria

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

Envirostream Australia's $2 million battery recycling facility at New Gisborne, 60 km north of Melbourne, is claimed to be the first plant in Australia to recycle lithium batteries.

AMETEK Programmable Power California Instruments Asterion series AC power supplies

23 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Fuseco Power Solutions Pty Ltd

The California Instruments Asterion line of AC power supplies by AMETEK Programmable Power combines intelligence and flexibility to create an advanced AC/DC platform. The easy-to-configure design features sophisticated technology for delivering high-performance, programmable AC and DC power.


18 April, 2018 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

MORNSUN's latest converter ranges are designed to offer technological and process improvements while also making advances in overall performance and size.

Sodium-ion battery breakthroughs

18 April, 2018

The University of Wollongong and Penn State have made separate but equally exciting developments in the field of sodium-ion batteries.

Lithium-sulfur batteries made from paper biomass

11 April, 2018

Researchers are using cheap and abundant paper biomass to make rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries, anticipated to be the next generation of battery.

Maxim Integrated MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters

05 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

The MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters offer low quiescent current and come in an ultrasmall package with integrated compensation. This enables minimal external components that can lead to up to 50% savings in board space, making them suitable for always-on automotive applications.

Vicor 2317 12 to 48 V NBM module

04 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

Vicor has announced a non-isolated upconverter to support 48 V high-performance GPUs in data centres that are still relying on legacy 12 V power distribution. The 2317 NBM converts 12 to 48 V with over 98% peak efficiency, 750 W continuous and 1 kW peak power in a 23 x 17 x 7.4 mm surface-mount SM-ChiP package.

The secret ingredient to stable lithium-sulfur batteries

03 April, 2018

In an effort to lengthen the battery life of common devices, US researchers have developed a high-powered, environmentally safe lithium-sulfur substitute.

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