Given the relatively short lifespan, overheating, and battery cell supply issues of current battery technologies, they can’t be used everywhere. Some companies are claiming that nuclear diamond battery technology can kill two birds with one stone: creating energy storage that … Read the rest
Did you know that there is an international chip shortage? Indeed, the world does not have enough chips, and it’s a real problem.
Chips can be found in almost every product you use. They are in your phone, your computer, … Read the rest
Germany-based Carl Zeiss AG is a fascinating company. Fascinating, even if you do not take into account that they make lenses and optics for some of the coolest systems in the world.
When you are etching patterns as wide as … Read the rest
We all know the words around electricity, “charge,” “positive,” “battery”, and more. But where do they come from and what do they really mean? Let the history of these words illuminate the physics of electric phenomena.… Read the rest
From smartphones and laptops to the rapidly growing EV market, we need an incredible amount of lithium-ion batteries to make it all work. Materials like lithium are difficult and time-consuming to mine and extract … and can have a major … Read the rest
How does a transformer work. In this video we’ll be looking at how a transformer works covering the basics with transformer working animations and explanations to understanding the working principle. We’ll cover how to creating a magnetic field with electricity, … Read the rest
A tutorial on electrical power and watts. A practical example of light bulb power measurement is shown as well as a demo how to calculate appropriate resistor sizes.… Read the rest
Capacitors Explained, in this tutorial we look at how capacitors work, where capacitors are used, why capacitors are used, the different types. We look at capacitors in Power factor and full-bridge rectifiers to convert AC to DC.… Read the rest
A tutorial on the basics of electrical resistance, resistors, and Ohm’s law which describes the relationship between voltage, current and resistance. I also show you how to build a simple resistor + LED circuit.… Read the rest
When you have an electric current it’s useful to be able to measure that current. This is done in amps (often using a multimeter). This video explains what an amp (A) (short for ampere) is, which also involves the coulomb … Read the rest