Special Issue: Future Networks With Wireless Power Transfer and Energy Harvesting
Volume 110, Issue 1
Special Issue Papers
This article provides a tutorial overview of the fundamental theoretical building blocks of wireless power transfer (WPT) and wireless information and power transfer (WIPT) followed by a discussion on the state-of-the-art experimental setups and prototypes.
In this review article, it is shown that metamaterials and metasurfaces can significantly improve the power transfer efficiency and operational distance for wireless power transfer (WPT) systems.
In this review article, recent developments and technology trends in far-field (radiative) wireless power harvesting are presented, including modeling of the rectification process, insights into integration of the rectifier and antenna (rectenna), and demonstrations of emerging applications.
This article describes efforts in eliminating tethers in brain– computer interfaces (BCIs) used in fundamental neurophysiology research.
This article focuses on the resource allocation problem in multiuser wireless information and power transfer (WIPT) with various models for the energy harvester and the channel state information.
This article provides an overview of wireless power transfer (WPT) and wireless information and power transfer (WIPT) aided by intelligent reflecting surfaces (IRSs) from a communication and signal processing perspective.
This article focuses on the use of backscatter communications in wireless power transfer (WPT) systems, highlighting newly emerged rectenna systems, waveform design and channel optimization, advanced device packaging and integration technologies, and also inkjet printing for sustainable systems.
This article discusses providing security using low-power physical layer techniques, reviewing fundamental principles of primary physical layer attacks, prevalent countermeasures, and open research issues.