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Thursday 01 November, 2018

Ilika plc

Higher Power Cell Performance

RNS Number : 8999F
Ilika plc
01 November 2018
 

 

Ilika Plc

("Ilika" or the "Company")

 

 Higher Power Cell Performance

 

Ilika plc (AIM: IKA), the advanced solid-state battery technology and materials innovation company, announces significant improvement in the power capability of its Stereaxâ M250 cells.

 

In 2016, Ilika launched the Stereaxâ M250, the first of its family of solid-state batteries for powering autonomous wireless sensors. The Stereaxâ M250 is a thin (0.7 mm) solid-state battery with 250 uAh capacity and 5 mA peak current sufficient to power wireless communication technologies such as Bluetooth® Low Energy.

 

Now, the rate capability, which is the ability to provide even higher peak and continuous currents, has been improved through the optimisation of the manufacturing process. An increased continuous current of 20C (meaning the entire cell can be charged or discharged in three minutes) has been recorded with good cycle life. This is twice the previously qualified continuous current for this battery and 10 times the maximum continuous current typically specified for conventional lithium ion batteries. This means that the improved Stereaxâ M250 can now provide higher power and support greater functionality to autonomous sensors such as providing power for longer range communications protocols like LoRaWANTM.

 

 

For more information contact:

 

Ilika plc

 

www.ilika.com

Graeme Purdy, Chief Executive

Tel: 023 8011 1400

Steve Boydell, Finance Director




Liberum Capital Limited

Tel: 020 3100 2000

Andrew Godber, Cameron Duncan

Trystan Cullen, William Hall




Walbrook PR Ltd

Tel: 020 7933 8780 / [email protected]

Paul Cornelius

Mob: 07866 384 707

Lianne Cawthorne

Mob: 07584 391 303

 

 

 

 


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