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2012-09-26

ISM Band Rectenna Using a Ring Loaded Monopole

By Giuseppina Monti, Laura Corchia, and Luciano Tarricone
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 33, 1-15, 2012
doi:10.2528/PIERC12082813

Abstract

This paper proposes a rectifying antenna (rectenna) for operation in the ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) band centered at 2.45 GHz. It consists of a modified circular monopole loaded with a rectangular ring and a half-wave rectifier. Numerical and experimental data are reported and discussed. From measurements, it is demonstrated that, when the power density incident on the monopole is 155 μW/cm², the device here presented exhibits values of the RF-to-DC conversion efficiency higher than 30 % in the frequency range 2.35-2.5 GHz with a maximum of about 50 % at 2.45 GHz.

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Giuseppina Monti, Laura Corchia, and Luciano Tarricone, "ISM Band Rectenna Using a Ring Loaded Monopole," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 33, 1-15, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC12082813
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=12082813

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