Wireless information and power transfer: Issues, advances, and challenges

Tharindu D. Ponnimbaduge Perera, Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakod, Symeon Chatzinotas, Vishal Sharma

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Simultaneous Information and Power Transfer (SWIPT) for wireless communication systems presents a new paradigm, allowing wireless nodes to recharge their rechargeable batteries from RF signals (instead of fixed line or traditional energy sources) while decoding information. In this approach, the energy is harvested from ambient electromagnetic sources available within the communication system or from sources that directionally transmit RF energy. This work presents an overview, and advancement to date, as well as identifies research issues and challenges in SWIPT and RF Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) assisted technologies. The paper, in principal, addresses innovative 5G communications and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies associated with SWIPT/WPT. The paper finally presents recommendations and future trends associated with this emerging future electricity technique. This provides a valuable reference and new avenues for the future research in this direction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Fall 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-7
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781509059355
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-5936-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Feb 2018
Event86th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Fall 2017 - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 24 Sep 201727 Sep 2017

Publication series

NameIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Volume2017-September
ISSN (Print)1550-2252

Conference

Conference86th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Fall 2017
CountryCanada
CityToronto
Period24/09/201727/09/2017

Keywords

  • 5G communications
  • RF wireless power transfer
  • Simultaneous wireless information and power transfer.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Wireless information and power transfer: Issues, advances, and challenges'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Ponnimbaduge Perera, T. D., Jayakod, D. N. K., Chatzinotas, S., & Sharma, V. (2018). Wireless information and power transfer: Issues, advances, and challenges. In 2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Fall 2017 - Proceedings (pp. 1-7). (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference; Vol. 2017-September). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCFall.2017.8288396