Tiny Solar Energy Module (TSEM)
Photovoltaic

Tiny Solar Energy Module (TSEM)

A 1 square inch PCB module with 2 tiny solar cells, a highly efficient Li-Ion charger and with 3.3V and 1.8V output by Jasper Sikken: This is a 1x1 inch PCB module with two tiny solar cells, a highly efficient Li-Ion battery charger and with two regulated outputs (3.3V and 1.8V). It is...

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Low cost single cell L-Ion battery pack simulator
Test/Measurements

Low cost single cell L-Ion battery pack simulator

Mare @ e.pavlin.si designed a single cell Li-Ion battery pack simulator to facilitate the testing process of a new device. Modern battery operated portable devices use smart battery packs. Every new development of an electronic medical device must follow strict design flow defined by...

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Newly Developed Internal Temperature Sensor For Li-ion Battery Enables 5x Faster Charging
Sensor

Newly Developed Internal Temperature Sensor For Li-ion Battery Enables 5x Faster Charging

Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK have developed sensors which measure the internal temperature and electrode potential of Lithium batteries. The technology is being developed by the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) as a part of a battery’s normal operation. More...

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JuiceBox Zero: Easiest way to power a Pi Zero with a battery
Raspberry Pi

JuiceBox Zero: Easiest way to power a Pi Zero with a battery

You have a Raspberry Pi project, but it's no good stuck to a wall! JuiceBox Zero is the simplest way to properly power your Pi Zero. by Samuel Anderson @ kickstarter.com: I had an amazing project for Raspberry Pi that needed to be battery powered. I searched and found a few boards that...

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

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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Flexipower – A portable, Controllable, Dual Channel Power Supply
Power supply

Flexipower – A portable, Controllable, Dual Channel Power Supply

Hobbyists, makers, students and pretty much everyone who works with electronics has encountered the same issue, not having a handy power supply to test their projects. Usually, controllable power supplies are big, expensive and for some people difficult to access, and most small power...

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

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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Integrated 36V buck battery charger provides seamless backup power
IC

Integrated 36V buck battery charger provides seamless backup power

By Graham Prophet @ eedesignnewseurope.com: LTC4091 is a complete lithium-ion battery backup management system for 3.45V to 4.45V supply rails that must be kept active during a long duration main power failure. The LTC4091 employs a 36V monolithic buck converter with adaptive output...

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