Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

January 2022
Step-Down Buck Converter Reduces Space in Multi-Cell Battery Applications
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced the MAX77540 step-down buck converter, which provides single stage power conversion in multi-cell battery applications, such as augmented reality/virtual reality (ARVR) headsets, land mobile radios (LMRs) and digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. The power-dense MAX
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Date:
01/31/2022
Diodes Extend Battery-Time and Save PCB Space
Nexperia announced a comprehensive range of low current voltage regulator diodes. The 50 µA Zener diode range is available in three different surface-mountable (SMD) package options, in an ultra-small Discretes Flat No-leads (DFN) package and AEC-Q101 qualified parts, providing the ultimate in customer choice an
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Date:
01/28/2022
PSDcast – The Advantages of Lithium Titanate Batteries

Charlie Welch, the co-founder and CEO of ZapBatt

Lithium titanate batteries have emerged as a serious alternative to lithium-ion batteries, even if the former is actually a modified version of the latter. And here to talk about the…rebirth of lithium titanate batteries is Charlie Welch, the co-founder and CEO of ZapBatt, which has used its proprietary software an
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Date:
01/26/2022
PSDcast – Thermal Management for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Ron Dutt, the CEO of Flux Power

Thermal management is one of THE most critical recurring themes in our space, especially on the automotive side where it’s absolutely vital for EV charging. But battery temperature control is no less important in the industrial side....
Date:
01/14/2022
Power MOSFET Package Enables Innovative Source-Down Technology
High power density, optimized performance, and ease of use are key requirements when designing modern power systems. To offer practical solutions for design challenges in end applications, Infineon Technologies AG launches the new generation of OptiMOS Source-Down (SD) power MOSFETs. They come in a PQFN 3.3 x
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Date:
01/07/2022
BLUETTI Unveils World's First Sodium-Ion Solar Generator
Sodium-ion batteries have become a cynosure as an alternative to their lithium-ion counterparts in many industries due to their high abundance and low costs. Chemical batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries, offer an optimum solution for the green energy transition. However, the long-term use of rare and ex
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Date:
01/03/2022