Could Sodium-ion Batteries be a Replacement for Li-ion Batteries?
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Could Sodium-ion Batteries be a Replacement for Li-ion Batteries?

In early 1990s lithium-ion batteries started gaining popularity as a substitute for nickel-cadmium batteries. They have higher energy density, low self- discharge, and low maintenance, but it was soon found that they have short life span, unstability which causes security concerns and...

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Improving Wearables with Flexible and Rechargable Battery
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Improving Wearables with Flexible and Rechargable Battery

Nowadays, there is a lot of technology that implements wearables in fashion, medicine, worker safety, accessories and much more. Many wearables are coupled with uncomfortable charging cables that are irritating for users to handle, some even have big batteries that make wearables a...

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Solid-state battery – a hybrid of battery and capacitor
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Solid-state battery – a hybrid of battery and capacitor

With CeraCharge, TDK has developed the world's first solid-state battery in SMD technology. In contrast to most common battery technologies, CeraCharge works without any liquid electrolytes. by Christoph Hammerschmidt @ eenewseurope.com: Similar to ceramic capacitors, the CeraCharge is...

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Wireless power in AA battery format
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Wireless power in AA battery format

Ossia has created the world's first wirelessly-powered alternative to disposable AA batteries. The "Forever Battery" puts a long distance wireless power receiver into an AA battery format. The technology can receive up to 4W from a nearby RF transmitter (Cota transmitter), and includes...

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2 X AA Battery To 6V Boost Converter For Arduino Nano
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2 X AA Battery To 6V Boost Converter For Arduino Nano

This project is simple solution to power Arduino Nano from two 1.5V batteries. Circuit converts 2 X AA alkaline battery power into 6V 100mA using boost topology. Circuit uses SOT223-6 pin TLV61046A boost converter IC. The TLV61046A is a highly integrated boost converter designed for...

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Researchers Developed Low Cost Battery From Graphite Waste
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Researchers Developed Low Cost Battery From Graphite Waste

Lithium-ion batteries are flammable and the price of the raw material is increasing. Scientists and engineers have been trying to find out a safe yet efficient alternative to the Lithium-ion technology. The researchers of Empa and ETH Zürich have discovered promising approaches as to how...

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uBoost Single AA to 3.3v 100mA Power Supply
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uBoost Single AA to 3.3v 100mA Power Supply

µBoost is a Single AA powered, 3.3v 100mA power source and flashlight and it can run low power devices. µBoost is small, portable, 3.3v 100mA power source for low power devices like Arduino Mini. It has white power LED and can usable as flashlight. Also it has "Battery OK" indicator...

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Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries – Safer And Cheaper Than Li-ion Batteries
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Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries – Safer And Cheaper Than Li-ion Batteries

Researchers at the University of Houston reported in the journal Nature Communications the discovery of a new design that significantly improves the development of a battery based on magnesium. Magnesium batteries are considered as safe resources of power supply – unlike...

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