Power

Solar cell design with over 60% efficiency

28 April, 2017 by

Japanese researchers have designed a solar cell with theoretical energy conversion efficiency of over 60%, in a breakthrough which could have a big impact on the cost of producing electricity.


RECOM RSE and RSOE regulated SIP8 DC/DC converters

01 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

RECOM's regulated DC/DC converters RSE (2 W) and RSOE (1 W) series were developed for a variety of industrial, transport, test and measurement applications which require onboard 5 V power supplies.


Powertech monocrystalline solar panels

08 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Soanar Limited

The Powertech high-performance monocrystalline solar panels are smaller, thinner, efficient and more affordable than the previous model range.


Improving semitransparent solar cells

08 March, 2017 by

Swiss researchers have developed semitransparent organic solar cells that apparently achieve better efficiency and transparency than existing ones.


1950s energy converter reinvented with graphene

07 March, 2017 by

US researchers have updated the process of thermionic energy conversion for the 21st century, using wonder material graphene as a key part of the technology.


Renesas battery management IC

04 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

The Renesas battery management IC for lithium-ion (Li-ion) is designed for rechargeable batteries used in industrial equipment, such as electric power tools.


Mornsun QAxx1 series DC/DC converter

02 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

The Mornsun QAxx1 series DC/DC converter is specialised for IGBT drivers.


High-density cathode material for all-solid batteries

02 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

FDK and Fujitsu Laboratories have developed lithium cobalt pyrophosphate (Li2CoP2O7), which has high energy density, for the cathode material of all-solid lithium-ion batteries.


IT6400 Series Bi-Polar DC Power Supply

01 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fuseco Power Solutions Pty Ltd

The bipolar voltage/current power supply IT6400 series can be used as both a power source and an electronic load which is suitable for battery charge/discharge tests.


Mornsun LO10-26D0512-04L and LO20-10C0512-01 LO Series AC/DC converters

28 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

The Mornsun LO10-26D0512-04L and LO20-10C0512-01 LO Series AC/DC converters are designed to be cost-effective.


ZF Switches & Sensors AF series energy harvesting switches

23 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Goodson Imports Pty Ltd

The AF series energy harvesting switches, from ZF, offer a simple-to-install, long-lifetime alternative to wired or battery-powered products.


Low-temperature manufacturing for low-cost solar cells

23 February, 2017 by

Researchers have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of perovskite solar cells, in a breakthrough which could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper.


Vicor DCM in a VIA Package modular DC-DC converter

20 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The DCM in a VIA Package is a ruggedised, modular DC-DC converter that operates from an unregulated, wide-range input to generate an isolated and regulated high-efficiency output with high power density.


Funding secured for next-gen Li-ion batteries

17 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: University of Wollongong

Tianneng Battery Group will provide $250,000 for researchers to develop innovative silicon/carbon composite anode materials for use in lithium-ion batteries, offering greater capacity compared to current graphite-based anode materials.


Rohde & Schwarz R&S NRP18S three-path diode power sensor

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rohde & Schwarz (Australia) Pty Ltd

The R&S NRP18S three-path diode power sensor is a self-contained, fully characterised instrument that can be operated with the R&S NRP2 base unit, with a laptop/PC via USB and with many Rohde & Schwarz instruments (eg, signal generators, signal and spectrum analysers, network analysers).


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