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Power Week-in-Review: Human Body-Based Portable Generator & IR-Absorbing Silicon PV Cells
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3/27/2014   Post a comment
This week, a triboelectric-based generator that uses the human body to power portable devices, a silicon solar cell that can absorb (and convert to electricity) infrared radiation, a power platform that enables the design of ultra-small 45W power adapters, and much more.
Power Week-in-Review: Universal Phone Charger & EV Battery Storage for Data Centers
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3/20/2014   3 comments
This week, another step forward for a universal charger for mobile phones, another use for second-life EV Li-ion batteries, an e-bike battery-monitoring demo kit, and numerous power product announcements coinciding with APEC 2014.
Power Week-in-Review: Paper Battery, 'Nanobox' Energy Storage & HV SiC MOSFET
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3/13/2014   Post a comment
This week, a hybrid Li-ion battery pack/supercapacitor system that promises to extend mobile battery performance, a "graphene origami" technique that could pave the way toward practical and efficient hydrogen energy storage, and a high-voltage high-temp SiC power MOSFET.
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Power Week-in-Review: Human Kinetic Energy Harvester & Wireless EV Charger Forecast
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3/6/2014   1 comment
This week we review a wearable electromagnetic energy harvester that harvests human vibrational kinetic energy, a forecast for wireless EV charging, cheaper and more efficient polymer solar cells, wireless power product announcements, and more.
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