Tag: LiFePO4

Nov 4, 2015 - 09:37 am

Buckeye Bullet, NREL, LiFePO4, Nur Majan.

A top speed of 644 kph is what students from Ohio State University are aiming for with their 2,200-kW electric racer. The current Buckeye Bullet “only” manages 600 kW but still holds the record as fastest electric vehicle, reaching 517.89 kph set last August.

Short circuit cut short: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed and patented the ‘Internal Short Circuit Device’ for testing purposes. It helps developers simulate effects of short circuits, which may lead to better and safer Li-ion batteries.
greencarcongress.com, nrel.gov

LiFePO4 connection: Chinese Pulead and Belgian Prayon have formed a joint venture to produce and sell lithium iron phosphate material for Li-ion batteries. Prayon already holds a license through the LiFePO4+C Licensing AG since 2012.

Arab super EV: Nur Majan from Oman presented a winged-door prototype boasting a said range of 600 km. The super electric car will apparently be offered with four different performance levels, ranging from 294 kW to 1,177 kW. Production is set to start by 2020.

Aug 7, 2014 - 08:31 am

QUANT e, Supercapacitors, LiFePO4, Fuel Cells.

QUANT-eFlow-cell to go serial: nanoFLOWCELL is currently working with Bosch, PROCEDA and others on two prototypes of the QUANT e, head of technology Nuncio La Vecchia said. The companies want to increase performance as well as prepare the flow-cell vehicle for homologation.

Inner visions I: Chemists at New York and Cambridge Uni have found a way to look into the inner workings of supercapacitors. Their technology is based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and offers a way to monitor the molecule’s behaviour and possibly enhance the performance of such devices.
nyu.edu, chargedevs.com

Inner visions II: With the same aim but other means and objects of interest, researchers from Brookhaven National Laboratory monitor what is going on at the cathode of lithium iron phosphate batteries during charging to learn more about the destructive effects of quick charges.
sciencedaily.com, greencarcongress.com

Hydrogenase instead of platinum? Researchers from the Ruhr-University Bochum and the Max-Planck-Institute Mülheim an der Ruhr have developed a protective shield for bio-catalysts in fuel cells. The hydrogenases that serve as catalyst do not have direct contact with the electrode but are packed within a redox hydrogel making the use of inexpensive material viable.
sciencedaily.com, phys.org

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Found on electrive.com
04.11.2015 09:25