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City Labs Awarded Air Force Contract to Develop Tritium AA Battery for 20+ Year COMSEC Crypto Key Security

City Labs unveils globally unique tritium-based battery to revolutionize military communication systems. Miami, FL, July 30, 2023—City Labs, a pioneer in innovative tritium power solutions, is proud to announce a newly awarded contract from the Air Force Cyber and Cryptologic Systems Division to develop a cutting-edge tritium-based AA battery for...

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April 2024 | Tips & Information

Understanding Beta Particles

City Labs has emerged at the forefront of energy innovation thanks to our revolutionary NanoTritium™ batteries. Central to the functionality of these cutting-edge power sources are beta particles—a fundamental component of tritium decay. In this article, we explore the unique properties of beta particles that allow them to be harnessed…

March 2024 | Tips & Information

Understanding Nuclear Safety Measures

NanoTritium™ batteries are a special type of nuclear battery developed by City Labs that rely on radioactive decay to generate low but steady amounts of power for low-power microelectronic applications. Like all companies working in the nuclear power industry to contribute to a new era of sustainability and innovation, City…

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March 2024 | Tips & Information

The Importance of Nickel-Cadmium Batteries

Although not as widely used as other conventional batteries—like lead-acid batteries or lithium-ion batteries—nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries are a common choice for certain electronic applications that require rechargeable batteries. These batteries consist of nickel oxide hydroxide, metallic cadmium electrodes, and an alkaline (potassium hydroxide) electrolyte solution. Their versatility has made them…

March 2024 | Tips & Information

Solid-State Batteries and Lithium-Ion Batteries

In the ever-evolving landscape of battery technology, the competition between solid-state batteries and lithium-ion batteries has captured the attention of industries ranging from electronics to automotive. The significance of these advancements cannot be overstated, as they hold the potential to revolutionize energy storage and shape the future of electric mobility,…

January 2024 | News

City Labs Receives 2024 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Phase 1 Award

City Labs is proud to announce that our project, “Autonomous Tritium Micropowered Sensors,” was selected for a 2024 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Phase 1 award! The NIAC program funds pioneering ideas that propose technological and conceptual advances with the potential to transform future NASA science efforts via visionary breakthroughs…

January 2024 | Tips & Information

An Overview of Military Semiconductor Applications

Semiconductors play a crucial role in military technology, enabling the development of advanced communication systems, radar technology, and secure data encryption. This article highlights the significance of semiconductors in military operations and showcases how City Labs incorporates semiconductor technology in our NanoTritium™ batteries, which stand ready to revolutionize national defense…

January 2024 | Tips & Information

Exploring Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators Power Sources in Space

Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators (RTGs) are a remarkable innovation in spacecraft power systems, providing power for various space missions throughout our solar system. These generators are a type of nuclear battery that operates by harnessing the heat derived from the naturally occurring breakdown of radioactive materials, a process that occurs at…

January 2024 | Tips & Information

An Overview of Different Types of Batteries

In today’s world, the need for efficient, reliable, and long-lasting power sources is never-ending—and ever-increasing as technology becomes more complex. Whether you’re a space agency launching satellites, a defense organization securing critical communication systems, a medical professional implanting life-saving devices, or just someone wanting a reliable mobile phone for everyday…

December 2023 | News

City Labs’ Revolutionary Tritium Batteries Catch NASA’s Eye

A recent article from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers details tritium-based batteries, a revolutionary power source for microelectronic devices that have caught NASA’s eye for future space missions. NanoTritium™ batteries, engineered by City Labs, harness the natural decay of tritium atoms to produce consistent and reliable energy for extended…

November 2023 | News

How New Moon Exploration Technology Can Revolutionize Exploration

Space exploration has always been at the forefront of human ambition, driven by our insatiable curiosity about the cosmos. Despite it being the closest celestial body to Earth, humans have not set foot on the Moon since the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Now, more than 50 years later, the…

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