News tagged with power supply

Science for a resilient EU power grid

Electricity is the backbone of European society. When a natural disaster hits the power grid, recovery can happen in a matter of hours or it could take months to fully restore electricity supply. As well as hampering emergency ...

dateJan 04, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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Body energy as a power source

Smartphones, MP3 players, sports electronics devices such as pulse meters or trackers, medical equipment such as tonometers, pacemakers of the heart, or insulin pumps: An increasing number of electronic companions make daily ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Communication in times of crisis

Researchers at the TU Darmstadt around Professor Matthias Hollick are experimenting with technologies designed to empower the civilian population in times of crisis. They aim at establishing basic communications and means ...

dateJul 04, 2017 in Telecom
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Photopower for microlabs

Miniaturized devices such as microsensors often require an independent, equally miniaturized power supply. Searching for suitable systems, Japanese scientists have now developed a fully integrated microfluidic device that ...

dateJun 14, 2017 in Materials Science
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