The new report “Batteries, Supercapacitors, Alternative Storage for Portable Devices 2009-2019” is directed towards those developing, marketing and using small electronic and electrical devices, particularly those that are self-sufficient.
Dedicated to energy savings and optimization, the ASMgrid Smart Grid System-on-Chip addresses the emerging Smart Meter and Home Area Network (HAN) market.
Oerlikon Solar and DuPont have collaborated on a new thin white reflective solar PV encapsulant sheet, called DuPont PV5223. This latest addition to the DuPont PV5200 Series of PVB sheets enables easy manufacturing of next-generation thin film PV modules that are said to not only
Micropelt launched a commercial energy harvester for wireless applications. The TE-Power PROBE can is suited for use with modern WirelessHART, ISA100 and similar transmitters, according to the company. Mounting the device to a hot side of 20°C above ambient is
Texas Instruments today announced its new TMS320C2000 Piccolo microcontroller (MCU) DC/DC LED Developer's Kit. The kit enables developers to incorporate Piccolo MCUs to differentiate LED designs with features such as dimming, color tone adjustment, power line communication and fault detection. Additionally, developers can
The ZigBee Alliance announced it has made the draft 0.7 document of ZigBee Smart Energy version 2.0 available for public download and comment.
Chroma Systems Solutions’ Solar Application Soft Panel software tool uses the company’s 63600 series DC Electronic Loads to generate PV module I-V curves and track their Maximum Power Point. Through an intuitive graphical user interface, the Soft Panel
Schaefer, Inc. announced a new power converter for subsea mineral exploration or other deep sea applications. Based upon the company’s C3700 power converter, the design provides up to
ON Semiconductor introduced new 30 V N-channel power MOSFETs with integrated Schottky diodes. The NTMFS4897NF, NTMFS4898NF and NTMFS4899NF have maximum RDS(on) values of
VPT, Inc. added several modules to the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHF Series DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules address the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics.The new modules include
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower has added the 400W TMPC400-72 medically approved ATX PC power supply to its product line-up. With its medical approvals and leakage current of <90 µA at 264 VAC, the TMPC400-72 is suited for medical applications that require
BEAR Power Supplies announces custom power converters for battery-powered LED lighting applications where high reliability is critical. The company's high-efficiency, constant-current DC/DC converters power LEDs from
Tecate Industries announced the release of the PBD PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Modules. Tecate's newest multi-cell modules were developed together with Maxwell, and employ their radial 350F, 2.7 V ultracapacitor cells to facilitate
Researchers have made an important breakthrough in the use of continuous flow microreactors to produce thin film absorbers for solar cells - an innovative technology that could significantly reduce the cost of solar energy devices and reduce material waste.
There is no doubt the primary source of the Earth’s energy has been and continues to be the Sun (officially called Sol).
This is a live demonstration of device activation, data transmission and Web viewing for Google PowerMeter using Microchips reference implementation.
BC Systems introduced the BC-751, an 800 W AC/DC converter with eight outputs to provide power for solid-state RF amplifiers in airborne Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) applications. The converter accepts a three-phase 155 VAC, 400 Hz input with a power factor of
Murata Power Solutions has expanded its offering of Datel Digital Panel Meters with two additions to its ACM20 series of Four-Function AC Power Meters. These models are able to able to measure and display frequency in Hertz (Hz) in addition to indicating
TDK-Lambda has unveiled its latest addition to its line of AC-DC medical and ITE (Information Technology Equipment) power supplies. The new single-output CSS150 100-W to150-W supplies accept a wide AC input range, have a low profile of 1.3” and a footprint of 3” x 5”, making them suitable for
The fundamental purpose of a bus bar, like a wire or cable, is to connect two or more points of a circuit. However, bus bars offer many other advantages over conventional cables.
This month's question, “What needs to be done for digital power technology to become more accessible to the industry, especially for smaller companies?”, was ansered by Mark Adams of CUI, Chris Young of Intersil, and Rick Zarr of National Semiconductor.
Custom Electronics announced the launch of a division specializing in the manufacture of bus bars, bus bar assemblies and integrated energy storage solutions.
FRABA’s OPTIPACT motion sensors measure velocity by calculating the rate at which an image of a moving surface travels across an optical sensor. With no contact between the sensor and the moving object, dust or surface contaminates won’t cause problems. These sensors provide
International Rectifier introduced the IRF6706S2PbF and IRF6798MPbF DirectFET MOSFET chipset that offers efficiency for 12 V input synchronous buck applications including servers, desktops, and notebooks. The IRF6798MPbF Medium Can DirectFET provides
Agilent Technologies announced the release of its V3500A Handheld RF Power Meter. The palm-sized meter includes a built-in display and integrated power sensor. The meter is appropriate for