IEICE Communications Express
Online ISSN : 2187-0136
ISSN-L : 2187-0136
Folded Dipole Antenna with Class-F Load Function for Rectenna of Microwave Power Transfer
Takase OshimaHiroshi Hirayama
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Article ID: 2020XBL0105

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A folded dipole antenna with a class-F load, acting as a receiving antenna for microwave wireless power transfer, is proposed. Conventionally, a class-F load circuit and matching circuit are connected to a rectifier circuit. A capacitor is used to adjust the impedance for harmonic waves. The proposed antenna involves both the class-F load and matching circuit functions to decrease loss in the circuit and reduce space usage. The antenna design was optimized and demonstrated to verify the class-F function.

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