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Maxwell ultracapacitor cells for high shock environments

Richardson RFPD has announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new ultracapacitor cell from Maxwell Technologies. The new 2.85V, 3400F BCAP3400P285K04 is Maxwell’s latest addition to its K2 Series and increases the range of available specific power … Read more

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Choosing the Right Capacitor for IoT

Analysts predict that by the end of 2015 that 15 billion devices will form the framework for the IoT, and this will increase by 235% to 50 billion devices by 2020. In the near-term, the majority of these connected devices … Read more

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How to kill an ultracapacitor

When working within their specified operating parameters, ultracapacitorsUnconventional internal design yields a larger capacitanceThat property of a system of conductors and dielectrics which permits the storage of electricity when potential difference exists between the conductors. Its value is expressed as … Read more

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Using ultracapacitors in wind turbine applications

After designing capacitors for more than 20 years, it’s no surprise Chad Hall has a lot to say about ultracapacitorsUnconventional internal design yields a larger capacitanceThat property of a system of conductors and dielectrics which permits the storage of electricity … Read more

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Advanced Battery Tech From Recycled Cigarettes

Warren Buffett popularized the notion of investing in “cigarette butt” stocks. That is, extracting one last “puff” of value out of discarded stocks trading below liquidation value. Well, get ready to put a new spin on the term. Based on … Read more

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Graphene-based planar micro-supercapacitors for on-chip energy storage

(Nanowerk News) The rapid development of miniaturized portable electronic devices, such as micro-electromechanical systems, microrobots and implantable medical devices, has stimulated intense demand for micro-scale power sources. Although miniaturized micro-batteries that store energy by redox reactions provide the most frequently … Read more

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Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars

Electric cars are very much welcomed in Norway and they are a common sight on the roads of the Scandinavian country – so much so that electric cars topped the list of new vehicle registrations for the second time. This … Read more

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MRI Technique Developed for Peeking Inside Supercaps

A team of chemists from New York University and the University of Cambridge has developed a method for examining the inner workings of battery-like devices called supercapacitorsUnconventional internal design yields a larger capacitanceThat property of a system of conductors and … Read more

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