SOME THOUGHTS ON RF ENERGY HARVESTING
Keywords:energy harvesting, UWB, sensors, supercapacitors
Background. Energy harvesting is the actual topic. The system for energy harvesting has many components which require complex designing.
Objective. The aim of the paper is optimal ways of collecting and accumulation of electromagnetic energy.
Methods. Analysis of all known publications devoted to the energy harvesting, and induction of optimal elements for the energy harvester.
Results. Optimal solutions and some practical implementations were proposed for each element of the energy harvester. Moreover, IR-UWB signals were proposed as a candidate for energy effective communications.
Conclusion. Energy harvesting can be effectively used for power supply for some devices (for instance,
sensors). Also, energy effective communications (for instance, IR-UWB) can be used in those devices.
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