TITLE

15-V ultracaps boost battery, transportation applications

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Portable Design;Dec2004, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the 15-V BoostCap ultracapacitor packs and modules. They provide easy-to-integrate energy storage and power delivery for a wide range of consumer and industrial electronics and transportation applications. The packs and modules, each of which incorporates six BoostCap BCAPO35O flashlight battery-sized ultracapacitor cells, give system designers plug and play 15-V building blocks that can supplement or replace 12-V batteries in electronic systems with varying voltage and current requirements. Both the packs and modules incorporate active or passive cell balancing and pack-to-pack or module-to-module balancing. The BoostCap ultracapacitors deliver up to 10 times the power and longevity of batteries, require no maintenance and operate reliably in extreme temperatures. In transportation applications, they efficiently recapture energy from braking for reuse in the vehicle drive train, reducing fuel consumption and emissions. BoostCap ultracapacitors have a 10-year life capability, deliver more than 500,000 discharge-recharge cycles and are resistant against reverse polarity.
ACCESSION #
15445487

 

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