Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

March 2024
Infineon Introduces 80 V MOSFET OptiMOS 7 with Lowest On-Resistance in the Industry for Automotive Applications

Infineon has launched OptiMOS™ 7 80 V, a new advanced power MOSFET technology with increased power density, available in a versatile SSO8 5 x 6 mm² SMD package, ideal for 48 V board net applications in demanding automotive systems like EVs, electric power steering, and battery switches.

­Infineon Technologies AG has introduced the first product in its new advanced power MOSFET technology OptiMOS™ 7 80 V: The IAUCN08S7N013 features a significantly increased power density and is available in the versatile, robust, and high-current SSO8 5 x 6 mm² SMD package. The OptiMOS™ 7 80 V offering is
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Date:
03/27/2024
New All-Liquid Iron Flow Battery for Grid Energy Storage

Lead author and battery researcher Gabriel Nambafu assembles a test flow battery apparatus.

­A commonplace chemical used in water treatment facilities has been repurposed for large-scale energy storage in a new battery design by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The design provides a pathway to a safe, economical, water-based, flow battery made wi
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Date:
03/27/2024
Cornell Dubilier Brand of 3-Cell Supercapacitors from Knowles Precision Devices Operate at up to 9 WVDC

Cornell Dubilier Brand of 3-Cell Supercapacitors from Knowles Precision Devices Operate at up to 9 WVDC

­Knowles’ Cornell Dubilier brand, known as Knowles Precision Devices, a segment of Knowles Corporation, announced its latest Electric Double Layer Capacitor (EDLC) modules, or supercapacitor modules, are now available through New Yorker Electronics. Based on Knowles’ Cornell Dubilier brand DGH and DS
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Date:
03/26/2024
Charging Robotics Successfully Installs its Wireless Charging System for Automatic Car Parks

Hovav Gilan, the CEO of Charging Robotics

­Fuel Doctor Inc., a Delaware corporation, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Charging Robotics Ltd. ("Charging Robotics"), an innovator of wireless charging solutions has successfully completed the installation of its wireless charging system for an automated parking system (APS). To the be
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Date:
03/19/2024
Revolutionary Method Developed for Mass-Producing Polymer Solid Electrolytes

From left are Professor Seok Ju Kang and Hyunwoo Kim in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST.

­A research team, led by Professor Seok Ju Kang in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST, has unveiled a groundbreaking technique for mass-producing polymer solid electrolytes, crucial components in batteries. Departing from the traditional melt casting method, the team intr
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Date:
03/18/2024
PSDcast – Preventing Rolling Blackouts

Robert Johnson from Power Factors

­As long as the electricity demand continues to outpace the available supply, rolling blackouts will continue to be a necessary measure. And on the line to discuss that is Robert Johnson from Power Factors, a leading provider of asset performance management solutions for the renewables industry.
Date:
03/15/2024
Higher Current-Carrying TCO Devices Help Protect High Energy Density Batteries

Bourns® Model NX Series Miniature Resettable Thermal Cutoff (TCO) Devices

­Bourns, Inc., announced its latest miniature resettable thermal cutoff (TCO) device series, also known as mini-breakers, that are designed to control abnormal, excessive current virtually instantaneously, up to rated limits. The Model NX Series offers higher current-carrying capabilities combined wi
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Date:
03/13/2024
Secondary Protection ICs with Cascade Function for Power Tools and E-Bikes

Secondary Protection ICs with Cascade Function for Power Tools and E-Bikes

­ABLIC, a group company of MinebeaMitsumi Inc., today launched the S-82K5B/M5B Series secondary protection ICs for 3 to 5 serially connected cells, which are ABLIC’s first secondary protection ICs with an integrated cascade function that can reduce the number of components required for monitoring of batteries wit
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Date:
03/13/2024
Green Cubes Technology (Green Cubes) announced its swappable battery platform, a complete pre-engineered energy storage power system available to mobile medical or industrial workstation manufacturers to save time and money for their product's system design. The swappable battery platform consists of thr
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Date:
03/08/2024
StoreDot's Battery Tech offers EV Owners Winter-proof Charging

Dr Doron Myersdorf, CEO of StoreDot

­StoreDot has confirmed that its battery cells offer consistent and reliable winter performance. This means that EV drivers can recharge their vehicles even in freezing weather, while still maintaining an excellent driving range. With this technology, winter range anxiety is eliminated, providing EV drivers wi
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Date:
03/04/2024
Green Cubes Announces Battery Pack to Power Computer Cart Systems

Green Cubes Announces Battery Pack to Power Computer Cart Systems

­Green Cubes Technology (Green Cubes), the leader in producing lithium-ion power systems that facilitate the electrification of mobile workstations, today announced the Green Cubes Power Bank, a slim, rugged portable battery pack to extend the runtime of laptops and small computer systems.  “Powering a laptop
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Date:
03/04/2024
Design Considerations for Medical Power Supplies

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Figure 1: A typical risk management process according to ISO 14971

­Medical equipment design is highly regulated, with safety being the main concern. However, the standards must cover a very wide range of equipment types and use environments, from battery-powered monitors to scanners consuming multiple kW and from operating theatres to analysis labs and ‘point of care’ se
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Date:
03/01/2024

 

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