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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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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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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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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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Electronics & Computers

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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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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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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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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New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

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Defense

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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RF & Microwave Electronics

New on the Market: September 2022

New on the market in September 2022.

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Energy

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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New Products: September 2022 Battery & Electrification Technology

New products for September 2022.

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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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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

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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Design

Water-Activated Paper Battery

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

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Materials

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.

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Electrolyte Additive Improves Battery Performance

The work could lead to improvements in the energy density of lithium batteries that power electric vehicles.

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Design

Building Temperature-Resilient Batteries

In tests, the proof-of-concept batteries retained 87.5 percent and 115.9 percent of their energy capacity at -40 °C and 50 °C (-40 °F and 122 °F), respectively.

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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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Introduction to the Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module

Watch this video to learn how you can use the Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module add-on to COMSOL Multiphysics® to design hydrogen fuel cells, water electrolyzers, and more. The...

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Introduction to the Battery Design Module

With the COMSOL Multiphysics® software, you can study and optimize a variety of physics-based designs and processes via numerical simulation. The add-on Battery Design Module connects...

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Topology Optimization for an Efficient Design of an Electric Motor

In this video, a senior simulation engineer from Volkswagen Group Components in Kassel, Germany, covers how his team used multiphysics simulation to design an...

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Battery Diagnosis with Testing and Simulation

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are commonly used to power a variety of portable electronic devices and electric vehicles. Although repurposing Li-ion batteries after their initial use is...

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Advancing Battery Designs with Simulation

The Battery Design Module is an add-on product to the COMSOL Multiphysics® software that is used for designing and optimizing batteries. With this module, you have specialized modeling and...