|1/2013 - 5|
Performance Analysis and Modelling of a Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting SystemCIRSTEA, C. , PETRITA, T. , POPESCU, V. , GONTEAN, A.
|View the paper record and citations in|
|Click to see author's profile in SCOPUS, IEEE Xplore, Web of Science|
|Download PDF (835 KB) | Citation | Downloads: 1,277 | Views: 1,079|
energy harvesting, experimental setup, modelling, performance analysis, radio frequency, simulation
networks(7), sensor(6), antennas(6), link(5), materials(4), communications(4)
No common words between the references section and the paper title.
About this article
Date of Publication: 2013-02-28
Volume 13, Issue 1, Year 2013, On page(s): 27 - 32
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2013.01005
Web of Science Accession Number: 000315768300005
SCOPUS ID: 84875296793
The development of autonomous battery powered systems which can be deployed in inaccessible locations for sensing applications has determined the development of various energy harvesting systems. Such an energy harvester is the one developed by Powercast which can convert the energy of radio frequency signals into useful power. A model of the harvested power can prove to be a useful tool for simulation purposes as it can provide, to some extent, prior knowledge of available energy resources when optimally deploying sensor networks. To obtain an accurate model of the harvested energy we have developed an experimental setup which has been used to determine the harvested power in two different environments, a hallway and a parking lot. We have developed the experimental setup to determine the amount of power available at the output of the radio frequency harvester which consists of a current measurement system and a data acquisition system. We have also modeled through simulations the harvested power based on the characteristics of the transmitter and receiver antennas and those of the environment. We have compared the results obtained through in field measurement with the ones obtained through simulation and we have shown that within certain margins of error of maximum 2 dBm one can successfully predict the amount of energy the system can harvest. However the RF-DC and Boost converter efficiency are also key factors in the quantity of harvested energy.
|References|||||Cited By «-- Click to see who has cited this paper|
| M. Durisic, Z. Tafa, G. Dimic, V. Milutinovic, "A survey of military applications of wireless sensor networks", 2012 Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing, pp. 196-199, 2012
 D. Puccinelli, M. Haenngi, "Wireless sensor networks: Applications and challenges of ubiquitous sensing", IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 19-31, 2005.
[CrossRef] [SCOPUS Times Cited 463]
 M. Barnes, C. Conway, J. Mathews, D. Avrind, "ENS: An energy harvesting wireless sensor network platform", 5th International Conference on Systems and Network Communications (ICSNC'10), pp. 83-87, 2010
 S. Roundy, D. Steingart, L. Frechette, P.K. Wright, and J.M. Rabaey, "Power Sources for Wireless Sensor Networks", In Proc. EWSN, 2004, pp.1-17.
 S. L. Kumar, M. E. Posner, P. Sinha, "Optimal sleep-wake up algorithms for barriers of wireless sensors," Fourth International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems (BROADNETS '07), pp. 327 - 336, Sept 2007.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 25] [SCOPUS Times Cited 75]
 W. B. Heinzelman, A. P. Chandrakasan, H. Balakrishnan, "An application-specific protocol architecture for wireless microsensor networks," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 660-670, 2002.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 5850] [SCOPUS Times Cited 9027]
 I. F. Akyildiz, W. Su, Y. Sankarasubramaniam, E. Cayirci, "A survey on sensor networks," in IEEE Communications Magazine, pp. 102-114, Aug. 2002.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 7410] [SCOPUS Times Cited 11275]
 T. Le, K. Mayaram, T. Fiez, "Efficient Far-Field Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting for Passively Powered Sensor Networks," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 43, Issue 5, 2008, pp. 1287-1302.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 533] [SCOPUS Times Cited 633]
 Powercast P2110 - 915 MHz RF Powerharvester Receiver, Product Datasheet Rev A, 2010, [Online] Available: Temporary on-line reference link removed - see the PDF document
 Powercast P2110-EVAL-01 Energy Harvesting Kit for Wireless Sensors, User's Manual, 2010, [Online] Available: Temporary on-line reference link removed - see the PDF document
 Powercast TX91501 - 915 MHz Transmitter User's Manual. 2010 Rev A [Online] Available: Temporary on-line reference link removed - see the PDF document
 A. Ignea, E. Marza, A. De Sabata, "Antene si Propagare" (English title: "Antennas and Propagation"), Editura de Vest, ISBN 973-36-0351-1, pp. 82, 2002.
 C. A. Balanis, "Modern Antenna Handbook," John Wiley & Sons, Inc, ISBN-10: 0470036346, pp. 3-56, 2008.
 A. Ignea, "Compatibilitate Electromagnetica" (English title: "Electromagnetic Compatibility"), Editura de Vest, ISBN 978-973-36-0453-2, 2007, pp. 55.
 ISO 31-11:1992 Quantities and units -- Part 11: Mathematical signs and symbols for use in the physical sciences and technology
 T. Petriþa, "Approximation of antenna diagram for BTS antennas," in Proc. TSP2011, pp. 257 - 260, Budapest, Hungary, 2011.
 W. L. Stutzmann, "Estimating Directivity and Gain of Antennas", IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, Vol. 40, No.4, 1998.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 60] [SCOPUS Times Cited 75]
 T. G. Vasiliadis, A. G. Dimitriou, G.D. Sergiadis, "A Novel Technique for the Approximation of 3-D Antenna Radiation Patterns", IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, No.7, July 2005.
[CrossRef] [Web of Science Times Cited 25] [SCOPUS Times Cited 35]
 R. P. Singh, M. P. Lal, T. "Laboratory measurement of dielectric constant and loss tangent of Indian rock samples", Annals of Geophysycs, Vol.33, No.1, 1980
 Zhang, B., Zhong, Y., Liu, H., Wang, F.,"Experimental Research on Dielectric Constant Model for Asphalt Concrete Material, Advanced Materials Research, Vols.250-253, 2011
 J. Baker-Jarvis, M. D. Janezic, R. F. Riddle, R. T. Johnk, P. Kabos, C. Holloway, R. G. Geyer, C. A. Grosvenor, "Measuring the Permittivity and Permeability of Lossy Materials: Solids, Liquids, Metals, Building Materials, and Negative-Index Materials," NSIT technical note, 2005, pp.142
 T. Petrita, Comparison of two approximation models for near-field of BTS antennas, in proc. TSP2012, Prague, Czech Republic, 2012
 C. Cirstea, M. Cernaianu, A. Gontean, "An Inductive System for Measuring Microampere Currents", IEEE 18th International Symposium for Design and Technology in Electronic Packaging (SIITME 2012), 2012, pp.197-200
[CrossRef] [SCOPUS Times Cited 3]
 National Instruments 6251 multifunction data acquisition system [Online] Available: Temporary on-line reference link removed - see the PDF document
 Agilent N9320B RF Spectrum Analyzer 9kHz to 3 GHz [Online] Available: Temporary on-line reference link removed - see the PDF document
Web of Science® Citations for all references: 13,903 TCR
SCOPUS® Citations for all references: 21,586 TCR
Web of Science® Average Citations per reference: 535 ACR
SCOPUS® Average Citations per reference: 830 ACR
TCR = Total Citations for References / ACR = Average Citations per Reference
We introduced in 2010 - for the first time in scientific publishing, the term "References Weight", as a quantitative indication of the quality ... Read more
Citations for references updated on 2023-11-24 21:53 in 48 seconds.
Note1: Web of Science® is a registered trademark of Clarivate Analytics.
Note2: SCOPUS® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V.
Disclaimer: All queries to the respective databases were made by using the DOI record of every reference (where available). Due to technical problems beyond our control, the information is not always accurate. Please use the CrossRef link to visit the respective publisher site.
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
All rights reserved: Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering is a registered trademark of the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, photocopied, recorded or archived, without the written permission from the Editor. When authors submit their papers for publication, they agree that the copyright for their article be transferred to the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania, if and only if the articles are accepted for publication. The copyright covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints and translations.
Permission for other use: The copyright owner's consent does not extend to copying for general distribution, for promotion, for creating new works, or for resale. Specific written permission must be obtained from the Editor for such copying. Direct linking to files hosted on this website is strictly prohibited.
Disclaimer: Whilst every effort is made by the publishers and editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that all information and opinions formulated in the articles, as well as linguistic accuracy, are the sole responsibility of the author.