IEICE Electronics Express
Online ISSN : 1349-2543
Waveguide-mode wireless power transfer in shielded space with aperture plane
Masaya TamuraYosuke WatanabeIppei Takano
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Volume 14 (2017) Issue 8 Pages 20170195

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This paper introduces a novel method of waveguide-mode wireless power transfer (WPT) in a shielded space with an aperture plane. First, it is shown that the simplified model of the engine compartment behaves as a ridge waveguide. Next, the WPT efficiency at the resonant frequency of the dominant mode in the ridge waveguide is discussed using a monopole probe and a helical probe. The results obtained from these simulations and measurements indicate a possibility that WPT efficiency can be improved by our method. Finally, it is experimentally demonstrated that the line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight wireless sensors can operate using our method.

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