World’s smallest LED blinky
Led

World’s smallest LED blinky

 v Mike Harrison has build what he claims the "world’s smallest” led blinky. Likely it is based on the CPH3225A supercapacitor giving the blinky a footprint of 3.2 x 2.5 mm. With that in hand he added a PIC 10f322 microcontroller in a SOT23 package, an 0603 smoothing capacitor,...

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Back-up power manager can support two supercapacitors
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Back-up power manager can support two supercapacitors

A complete supercapacitor back-up power management system for 2.9 to 5.5V supply rails is available from Analog Devices. The LTC4041 uses an on-chip bi-directional synchronous converter to provide high efficiency step-down supercapacitor charging. There is also high current, high...

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CAP-XX Thinline Supercapacitors Power Vibration Alerts
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CAP-XX Thinline Supercapacitors Power Vibration Alerts

CAP-XX (LSE:CPX), developer of supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, today announced that Spire has incorporated CAP-XX Thinline supercapacitors into the new Spire Health Tag to provide the peak power needed for delivering real-time wellness vibration...

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35V hot swappable supercapacitor backup power controller
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35V hot swappable supercapacitor backup power controller

Analog Devices  announces the Power by Linear LTC3351, a supercapacitor charger and backup power controller IC that includes hot swap front-end protection and all the features necessary to provide a complete, standalone capacitor-based backup power solution. The LTC3351’s integrated...

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Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap
Technology

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Researchers in University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) made a device that may help bring hydrogen powered vehicles to the masses. This device uses sunlight to produce both hydrogen and electricity at the same time. The UCLA device is a hybrid unit that combines a supercapacitor...

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FastCAP Launches a Chip Ultracapacitor
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FastCAP Launches a Chip Ultracapacitor

FastCAP Systems has launched its latest product – a board mountable chip ultracapacitor. This new product offering is the first low ESR, thin-profile, reflowable ultracapacitor on the market and is now available for purchase in FastCAP’s online store. This chip ultracap has the...

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A new type of flexible micro-supercapacitors
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A new type of flexible micro-supercapacitors

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore build a new type of flexible supercapacitor that aims to be used in wearables and other portable electronics such as T-shirts charging mobile phones. The new type of capacitor is made with out-of-plane wavy structures of...

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Ultra thin supercapacitor for peak power assist
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Ultra thin supercapacitor for peak power assist

Peggy Lee @ newelectronics.co.uk discuss about MURATA's ultra thin supercapacitor. The DMH series from Murata is said to be the lowest profile supercapacitor. The product is designed for peak power assist duties in wearable applications and various other devices. Measuring 20 x...

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