Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

February 2021
Increased Operating Voltages for Thin Film Resistor Arrays
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that the company has enhanced its ACAS 0606 AT and ACAS 0612 AT precision Automotive Grade thin film chip resistor arrays with higher resistance ratios up to 1:100 and operating voltages up to 100 V. The Vishay Beyschlag devices provide designers with greater flexibility by
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Date:
02/22/2021

Lithium-Ion Risk Prevention for Energy Storage Systems
Johnson Controls announces the launch of its Lithium-Ion Risk Prevention System. The system is engineered to provide early-warning detection of battery failure in Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and other applications using Lithium-Ion batteries such as UPS systems in data centers and manufacturing fa
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Date:
02/18/2021
Extended Family of Wide Terminal Thin Film Chip Resistors
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that the company has extended its NCW AT family of wide terminal thin film chip resistors with a new line of devices in the 0612 case size. For power electronics in automotive and industrial applications, the Vishay Beyschlag NCW 0612 AT components combine high temperature pe
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Date:
02/08/2021
Accelerate Your USB Power Delivery Battery Charger Designs

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Figure 1. USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery are bringing the conveniences of fast data transfer and charging to portable devices

In devices operated by high-capacity 2S batteries, USB Power Delivery (PD) is a boon as it enables fast charging that gets these products back in operation with little downtime (Figure 1). Also, many applications that previously used AC-DC barrel adapters are migrating to USB PD for convenience and standardization
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Date:
02/01/2021
Hot Battery Recharges in Ten Minutes
There is no doubt that battery technology holds the key to many advances in the industry. Better batteries or other large scale storage systems would allow renewable energy to completely replace fossil fuels. They are also key to longer use times for consumer devices and fighting the stress of battery anxiety. Mo
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Date:
02/01/2021