- Published in issue 12/1994 on page 66
Electronic know-how: batteries
Just in case you had not noticed: the world is going portable. Camcorders, mobile telephones, drllls, model planes, nothing works without batteries. In particular the spectacular developments in the portable PC and mobile telephone sectors have boosted innovations in the battery industry. In addition to a flood of battery charger ICs and battery management concepts, new battery technologies like nickel-hydride and lithium-ion have come to the fore.