In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge
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In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge

Researchers at Penn State have developed a fast charging technique to charge a battery in in electric vehicle in just ten minutes. By Nick Flaherty @ www.eenewspower.com The fast charging technique uses a self-heating battery design to provide faster charging at 60ºC, while cooling...

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How to Design a Lithium Battery Pack
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How to Design a Lithium Battery Pack

Adam Bender writes: Designing a custom lithium battery pack is a fun way to learn about electricity and engineering. Lithium batteries can be used for countless applications including electric bikes, scooters, vehicles, backup power suppliers, off the grid solutions, and much more....

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BQ25619 I2C-Controlled 1.5 A Single-Cell Buck Battery Charger
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BQ25619 I2C-Controlled 1.5 A Single-Cell Buck Battery Charger

Texas Instruments' power-path management solution features 20 mA termination and 1 A boost operation Texas Instruments' BQ25619 integrates charge, a boost converter, and voltage protection in a single device. It offers ultra-low termination current for switching chargers to charge...

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Free Elektor Article: USB Pseudo Battery
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Free Elektor Article: USB Pseudo Battery

Original publication: Elektor magazine September 2015, page 102 Author: Danny Winkler Free download expires: Friday 20 September 2019 Elektor PCB available: yes, low stock. Extra boards available by 23 September 2019, please check article page Please Note: Four...

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Ant USB-C LiPo Charger on Tindie
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Ant USB-C LiPo Charger on Tindie

The USB-C has been around for quite a while, but there is still a lack of a miniature basic USB-C chargers for LiPo battery. I decided to make my own with as minimal footprint as possible, which resulted in being 13.5mm x 16mm. A well known MCP73831T-2ATI/MC is used as a battery...

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Zero Multi-Power Supply is Battery supported
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Zero Multi-Power Supply is Battery supported

This is a breadboard friendly power supply with multiple input options. It can be powered from a USB port or from attached AAA batteries. It also supports Lithium battery input, Single cell(3.7V) and Dual Cell (7.4V,Max:9V) all supported. Output is 2 way adjustable (2-Way Adjustable...

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Battery Fuel Gauge Evaluation Kit for Wearables and Portable Devices
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Battery Fuel Gauge Evaluation Kit for Wearables and Portable Devices

The MAX17262X evaluation kit (EV kit) from Maxim Integrated Products is a fully assembled and tested surface-mount PCB that evaluates the stand-alone ModelGauge™ m5 host-side fuel-gauge IC for lithium-ion (Li+) batteries in handheld and portable equipment. This EV kit supports a...

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Solid state battery is small enough for medical implants
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Solid state battery is small enough for medical implants

UK battery maker Ilika has officially launched its millimetre scale solid state battery for medical implants, including smart contact lenses. Ilika a few days ago announced the launch of Stereax® M50 mm-scale solid-state batteries designed for medical implants. The Stereax M50 brings...

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