Aspects of far-field RF energy transport

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Abstract

This paper discusses several aspects of RF energy harvesting and transport. Powering by means of dedicated RF radiation is the preferred option for wireless sensors. We may optimize the transmit antenna pattern and by choosing the correct rectifier components and optimizing antenna impedance matching efficiency, RF-to-DC power conversion efficiency and - if applicable - voltage boost power efficiency we may increase the operational distance over which we may power these sensors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 42nd European Microwave Conference (EuMC), 30 October - 1 November 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages317-320
ISBN (Print)978-2-87487-026-2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event42nd European Microwave Conference (EuMC 2012) - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 28 Oct 20122 Nov 2012
Conference number: 42

Conference

Conference42nd European Microwave Conference (EuMC 2012)
Abbreviated titleEuMC 2012
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period28/10/122/11/12
Other2012 42nd European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2012 - Held as Part of 15th European Microwave Week, EuMW 2012

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