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dc.contributor.author Molefi, M
dc.contributor.author Markus, ED
dc.contributor.author Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan MI
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-28T08:22:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-28T08:22:37Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06
dc.identifier.citation Molefi, M., Markus, E.D. & Abu-Mahfouz, A.M.I. 2019. Wireless power transfer for LoRa low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs). In: 2019 SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 28-30 January 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-7281-0369-3
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-7281-0368-6
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-7281-0370-9
dc.identifier.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8704805
dc.identifier.uri https://az817975.vo.msecnd.net/wm-418498-cmsimages/SAUPEC2019Preliminaryprogrammereview2.pdf
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.1109/RoboMech.2019.8704805
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/11111
dc.description Presented in: 2019 SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 28-30 January 2019. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file contains the abstract of the full-text item. For access to the full-text item, please consult the publisher's website. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8704805 en_US
dc.description.abstract LPWANs are emerging to provide solutions for covering very low-power Internet of Things devices and applications which may be distributed over large geographical areas. LPWANs generally consume very low power thus their batteries can last for a very long time. However, the problem with batteries is that they get damaged with time and they eventually run out. Wireless power transfer on the other hand is gaining popularity for long range wireless networks. Motivated by these developments and the challenge of simultaneously conducting wireless power transfer alongside data communication, this paper proposes the use of magnetically coupled resonance wireless power transfer to power LPWAN devices. This approach allows the increase in distance between the transmitter and receiver and also curb the failure probability and degradation encountered by its coupling. The use of shielding materials and flux guidance is also incorporated into the system in order to increase the efficiency of the system. The analytical solutions to ferrite structures as shielding materials is computed with High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS). HFSS is used to compute the S-parameters (input power reflection coefficient and forward power transmission coefficient) of the proposed system and magnetic characteristics by plotting electromagnetic field distributions. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;22623
dc.subject Ferrite materials en_US
dc.subject High Frequency Structure Simulator en_US
dc.subject HFSS en_US
dc.subject S-parameters en_US
dc.subject LPWANs en_US
dc.subject Magnetically Coupled Resonance en_US
dc.subject MCR en_US
dc.subject Wireless Power Transfer en_US
dc.subject WPT en_US
dc.title Wireless power transfer for LoRa low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs) en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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