Electrical/​Electronics

Power Management

Browse the latest technologies and product developments focused on the challenges facing power management system designers. Power management is integral to electrified and autonomous vehicles, hybrid power, and fuel cell power systems.

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Pyroelectric Sandwich Thermal Energy Harvester
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: July 2021
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Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Interstate Power Coils Charge Electric Vehicles as They Drive?

Our “Q&A” article in the July issue of Tech Briefs highlighted the work of Dr. Burak Ozpineci from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Ozpineci and his team are building a wireless power-transmission system that charges an electric vehicle as it drives along the road.

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Busbar Shunts for Current Measurement: A complete guide to eMobility solutions

The automotive industry is undergoing a fundamental change. Electromobility is gaining ground in all sectors, from passenger cars to commercial vehicles and...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A sustainable, powerful micro-supercapacitor may be on the horizon. Until now, these high-capacity, fast-charging energy storage devices have been limited by the...

INSIDER: Energy

North Carolina State University engineers continue to improve the efficiency of a flexible device worn on the wrist that harvests heat energy from the human body to monitor health.

INSIDER: Energy

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA) have shown that low-cost organic compounds hold promise...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A collaboration led by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) used X-ray nanoimaging to gain an unprecedented view into solid-state electrolytes, revealing previously undetected crystal...

Blog: Energy
A "self-aware," self-powering material can be used in heart stents, bridges, and even space.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The walking quadruped is controlled and powered by pressurized air.
Products: Electronics & Computers
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
AI will only reach its full potential when it can be fed with a constant stream of data from a plentitude of diverse sources.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Ultra-thin piezoresistive sensors can be used in both R&D and as embedded components to develop safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion battery technologies.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
You may not be able to see them, but power anomalies that originate within your automated control system are costing you expensive downtime.
Products: Software
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
Briefs: Motion Control
New high bus voltage stepper motor systems avoid the complexity and expense of servo motors.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Learn about the properties of each capacitor option, and their ideal applications.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
What you need to know before you incorporate large diameter aspheres into your optical systems.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Briefs: Energy
Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain.
Articles: Energy
As the vehicle platform size decreases, the pulse power discharge rates of the Energy Storage System (ESS) increase.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology provides highly efficient grid-scale electricity storage at a fifth of the cost of current storage technologies.
Articles: Energy
Lithium-metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more energy-dense alternative to current technology.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Battery analyzers, uninterruptible power supplies, adhesives, and more.
Briefs: Energy
The alloy could influence the way energy storage devices are designed and manufactured.
INSIDER: Materials

In collaboration with groups from China and the United States, a research team from TU Wien set out to find the optimal heat conductor. They finally found what they were...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
Researchers from Cornell University have redesigned the battery so that aluminum more easily integrates into a battery's electrodes.

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