Minimal Energy Storage System using Carbon Nanotube and Nano-Onion Ultracapacitors for an Electrified Bike

Fabio Parigi, Tanya Gachovska, Taesic Kim, Yang Gao, Dean Patterson, Jerry L. Hudgins, and Yongfeng Lu


Renewable energy sources, electric bicycles, supercapacitors, ultracapacitors, energy storage, hybrid vehicles


A solution to frequent, short-distance, transportation by using a new electric bicycle concept is described. The design of the power conversion system (fast charger) and the use of ultracapacitors, made from new materials, as the sole energy storage component (no batteries) are described.

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