Glossary

Microbatteries

11.12.08

Batteries that are constructed layer by layer via vapor deposition.
Source: Wikipedia
  • Polythiophenes (PT)

    Polythiophenes result from the polymerization of thiophenes, a sulfur heterocycle, that can become conducting when electrons are added or removed from the conjugated pi-orbitals via doping. A number of applications have been proposed for conductin…
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  • Lithium-Ion Batteries

    Lithium-ion batteries (sometimes abbreviated Li-ion batteries) are a type of rechargeable battery in which a lithium ion moves between the anode and cathode. The lithium ion moves from the anode to the cathode during discharge and from the cathode to…
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  • IEC

    The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collect…
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  • Printed Batteries

    Batteries, printed

    Simply put, power sources that are printed. Thin-film and printed batteries are suited to a variety of applications where their small profile and low-cost manufacturing make them economically attractive. These include low-power applications such…
    11.04.08

  • ZigBee

    ZigBee is the name of a specification for a suite of high level communication protocols using small, low-power digital radios based on the IEEE 802.15.4-2006 standard for wireless personal area networks, such as wireless headphones connecting with ce…
    11.03.08