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Application Note: Addressing the Challenges of Specifying and Building Power Racks

EA Elektro-Automatik offers solutions that address these challenges head-on with robust power supply units and turnkey power racks that are certified to EN...

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Power

Using Fabric to Power Everyday Electronics

See how NUS researchers have developed an ultra-thin, self-charging fabric that is capable of generating electricity using air moisture.

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Propulsion

NAIAS 2022: Seventh-Generation of Ford Mustang Is Highest Performer Yet

The exterior visuals still emphasize a long hood and a short deck, but the V8-powered 2024 Mustang GT’s mammoth air intakes are a telltale that things have...

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Propulsion

How Much Do You Know About Electric Aircraft Advances?

How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?

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Power

Tula’s DMD Promises Gains in EV Efficiency

Nestled in San Jose, California just south of the San Francisco Bay, the small but mighty team at Tula Technologies continues to develop advancements for optimizing the efficiency of ICE and...

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Power

Highly Conductive Aluminum Can Equal Copper

A first-ever simulation of aluminum conductivity offers a recipe for an inexpensive substitute for copper.

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Energy

Model Predicts Seasonal Variability of Solar and Wind Power

Researchers at Columbia University, supported in part by a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, conducted a study that modeled the seasonal variability of solar and...

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Electronics & Computers

New Perovskite Solar Cell Has a Commercially Viable Lifetime

Princeton Engineering researchers have developed the first perovskite solar cell with a commercially viable lifetime, marking a major milestone for an emerging class of...

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Data Acquisition

The Battery Powering a Truly Green Revolution in Personal Electronics

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

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Energy

Jeep Springs Its First BEVs

Four all-new, battery-electric models will spearhead Jeep’s plan to electrify 100% of its product lineup by 2025, the Stellantis brand announced on Sept. 7. The quartet of BEVs includes the 4-door Jeep...

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Power

Flow Battery Solutions that Outperform Alternative Technologies

Unlike other rechargeable energy storage technologies, flow batteries provide a more cost-effective option for large energy storage applications, and offer easy maintenance,...

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Energy

Truckin’ on Hydrogen

The hydrogen-fueled electrified Class 8 road tractor doesn’t move or sound like a diesel-fueled behemoth. “This advanced prototype is production-intent for shape, power, virtually everything, and its...

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Regulations/Standards

Electric-Vehicle Legislation in California – Third Time the Charm?

The official name is the “Advanced Clean Cars II” ruling and it effectively marks California’s third attempt to mandate the sale of electric vehicles in the...

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Electronics & Computers

5 Ws of the Artificial Leaf

Researchers at University of Cambridge have developed floating “artificial leaves” that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea.

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Design

A New, Low-Cost Aluminum-Sulfur Battery

MIT researchers have developed a new kind of battery, made entirely from abundant, inexpensive materials.

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Photonics/Optics

Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

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Power

New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New on the Market: September 2022

New on the market in September 2022.

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Energy

Niobium: Magic Metal for Battery Anodes?

The element niobium (Nb), a transition metal, stands ready to improve the performance of one of the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery’s confusing array of possible electrode chemistries — the LTO...

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Propulsion

The Sky is No Longer the Limit Celebrating 75 Years of Air Force Technology

Since its inception, the mission of the United States Air Force has been to fly, fight, and win — delivering airpower anytime, anywhere in defense of our nation.

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Power

Fundamental EV Battery Models Explain New Tab Design

Cylindrical cells are one of the most common battery types used in electric vehicles. Tesla recently improved on the typical cylindrical cell design, developing a new tab design that allows for a much larger cell.

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Design

New Products: September 2022 Battery & Electrification Technology

New products for September 2022.

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Energy

Lignin-Based Jet Fuel Packs More Power

An experimental plant-based jet fuel could increase engine performance and efficiency, while dispensing with aromatics, the pollution-causing compounds found in conventional fuels.

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Defense

Air Force Technology Timeline

On the U.S. Air Force's 75th anniversary, see a timeline of how far it has come technology-wise.

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Energy

Energy Storage Materials Make Batteries More Efficient and Heat-Resistant

In redox flow batteries, the energy-storing components are dissolved in a solvent and can be stored at a decentralized location.

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Power

Enhancing Solar Option During Power Outages

Engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have designed a novel building-solar controller that optimizes solar energy with smart technology to keep microgrids operating for up to five days.

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Energy

Room-Temperature Liquid-Metal Battery

The researchers have created a “room-temperature all-liquid-metal battery,” which includes the best of both worlds of liquid-and solid-state batteries.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Water-Activated Paper Battery

A team of researchers at EMPA have developed a water-activated disposable paper battery.

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Energy

Designing Sodium-Ion Batteries with Extended Longevity

In batteries, electrolyte is the circulating “blood” that keeps the energy flowing. The electrolyte forms by dissolving salts in solvents, resulting in charged ions that flow between the positive and negative electrodes.