NCR18650BD-Improved, the ultimate generation of safe, smart and stable Li-ion cell
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NCR18650BD-Improved, the ultimate generation of safe, smart and stable Li-ion cell

Panasonic’s new NCR18650BD-Improved is the latest evolution of its Li-ion cell – and can be considered as the result of the last years’ efforts to further evolutionize reliability, longevity and performance alongside the requirements of contemporary applications. “Frankly...

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Self-charging ‘thousand-year’ battery completes lab tests
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Self-charging ‘thousand-year’ battery completes lab tests

Green energy startup NDB, which is developing a high-power self-charging diamond-based alpha, beta, and neutron voltaic battery that it claims provides up to thousands of years of charge, has announced the completion of two successful Proofs of Concept tests of its nano diamond battery...

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Economical atomic battery offers increased power, reduced size
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Economical atomic battery offers increased power, reduced size

Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (Moscow, Russia) say they have developed a compact atomic battery that can last up to 20 years. by Rich Pell @ smart2zero.com Based on an original patented microchannel 3D structure of a nickel beta-voltaic element,...

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BattLab-One Replace Your Battery, And Monitors Your Battery Life
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BattLab-One Replace Your Battery, And Monitors Your Battery Life

One of the problems developers in the world of IoT devices experience when building battery-powered devices over time is the process of measuring and estimating battery life, which can be very tedious. The process is tedious and cumbersome, with multiple test equipment arrangements to...

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NGK develops high heat resistance lithium-ion battery achieving an operating temperature of up to 105°C
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NGK develops high heat resistance lithium-ion battery achieving an operating temperature of up to 105°C

The new battery is scheduled for mass production in September 2020, with potential applications primarily in automotive and industrial IoT devices.  NGK INSULATORS, LTD. (hereinafter "NGK") has successfully raised the maximum operating temperature of its coin-type "EnerCera Coin"...

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Calculate Size of Solar Panel, Battery Bank and Inverter (MS Excel Spreadsheet)
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Calculate Size of Solar Panel, Battery Bank and Inverter (MS Excel Spreadsheet)

Design of solar panel/battery bank and inverter using this Excel Sheet. This MS Excel spreadsheet calculates the following: Total Demand Load Size of Solar Panel Select Type of Connection of Solar Panel Select Rating of Each Solar Panel Energy from Solar Panel as...

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Rechargeable 100-µAh batteries come in pint-sized SMD format
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Rechargeable 100-µAh batteries come in pint-sized SMD format

TDK Corporation presents a new packing unit for CeraCharge, the world’s first SMD technology solid-state rechargeable battery, in the compact size EIA 1812 (4.4 x 3.0 x 1.1 mm3). The packing unit (B73180A0101M199) includes 10 blister-packed CeraCharge batteries that come in a...

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Battery Management IC with UART Interface for Sensing and Cell Balancing
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Battery Management IC with UART Interface for Sensing and Cell Balancing

Infineon Technologies AG has expanded its product offering for Battery Management System (BMS) with the TLE9012AQU a new sensing and balancing IC that is designed for batteries in hybrid and electric cars and other applications. It can measure the voltage in up to twelve battery cells...

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