News tagged with battery

A Wi-Fi reflector chip to speed up wearables

Whether you're tracking your steps, monitoring your health or sending photos from a smart watch, you want the battery life of your wearable device to last as long as possible. If the power necessary to transmit and receive ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Telecom
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New battery technologies take on lithium-ion

Lithium-ion batteries remain the technology-of-choice for today's crop of electric cars, but challengers are revving up to try to upset the current order. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine ...

dateJul 22, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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A bridge to better batteries

A major automaker came to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently wanting to better understand battery degradation. After many months of intense collaborative research with a Berkeley Lab battery scientist, they gleaned ...

dateJul 07, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Solar Impulse 2 pilot becomes aviation legend

At 62 years of age, Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has made aviation history with a record breaking solo flight across the Pacific that he has called "an interior journey".

dateJul 04, 2015 in Other
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