Enhanced RF Harvesting System by the Utilization of Resonant Cavities

Guillem Martínez De Arriba, Ertugrul Coskuner, Joan J. Garcia-Garcia

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Abstract

This paper proposes a novel approach to the problem of harvesting the energy of the RF spectrum. Unlike the unusual impedance matching network, the combination of a Fabry-Perot cavity with commercial Wi-Fi antennas is proposed to enhance the energy captation in frequency range between hundreds of MHz and few GHz energy of a wide band. To show the viability of the method, an illustrative prototype has been implemented and tested. The experimental measurements shows the viability of the approach. Work is in progress to combine the enhanced RF transductor with standard energy management in order to test the efficiency of a full harvesting system with load capacity up to 5.2 V.

Original languageAmerican English
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781538663653
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Sep 2018

Publication series

Name2018 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation, PATMOS 2018

Keywords

  • antenna
  • energy management
  • harvesting
  • RF

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