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Ultra-Thin, solid-state rechargable battery with vertically integrated solar cell

a presentation by ITN Energy Systems, at 2018 FLEX Europe. Part of SEMICON Europa

Tue, Oct 30th 2018 01:00 pm
Messe München, Munich, Germany. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:50 in Session 4, Applications

Abstract:
ITN Energy Systems and ENrG Inc. have developed and demonstrated a promising new thin, flexible solid state lithium rechargeable battery (SSLB) for flexible electronics, smart wearables, and medical devices. Combining ITN’s SSLB technology with ENrG’s ultra-thin flexible ceramic solves the capacity and packaging issues that have thus far limited the thin film battery technology to limited niche markets. With a capacity greater than 20 mAh in a thickness less than 250 microns, including hermetic packaging, the new SSLB enables energy density greater than 1,000 Wh/l while maintaining the long recognized benefits of enhanced safety and durability provided by the all solid state chemistry. Results are also presented for a new Flexible Integrated Power Pack (FIPP) that add in-field solar recharging by combing the SSLB with Lucintech’s high efficiency CdTe solar cells. The new SSLB and FIPP products support operation across a wide range of duty cycles including high current pulses required for many wireless, display, and medical device applications. Results are presented for the battery and FIPP performance, including environmental and safety compliance testing.

 

Presentation by Brian Berland, Chief Science officer at ITN Energy Systems at FLEX 2018 Europe.

http://www.semiconeuropa.org/flex-europe-be-flexible

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