Opportunities and Challenges for Near-Field Wireless Power Transfer: A Review
AbstractTraditional power supply cords have become less important because they prevent large-scale utilization and mobility. In addition, the use of batteries as a substitute for power cords is not an optimal solution because batteries have a short lifetime, thereby increasing the cost, weight, and ecological footprint of the hardware implementation. Their recharging or replacement is impractical and incurs operational costs. Recent progress has allowed electromagnetic wave energy to be transferred from power sources (i.e., transmitters) to destinations (i.e., receivers) wirelessly, the so-called wireless power transfer (WPT) technique. New developments in WPT technique motivate new avenues of research in different applications. Recently, WPT has been used in mobile phones, electric vehicles, medical implants, wireless sensor network, unmanned aerial vehicles, and so on. This review highlights up-to-date studies that are specific to near-field WPT, which include the classification, comparison, and potential applications of these techniques in the real world. In addition, limitations and challenges of these techniques are highlighted at the end of the article. View Full-Text
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Jawad, A.M.; Nordin, R.; Gharghan, S.K.; Jawad, H.M.; Ismail, M. Opportunities and Challenges for Near-Field Wireless Power Transfer: A Review. Energies 2017, 10, 1022.
Jawad AM, Nordin R, Gharghan SK, Jawad HM, Ismail M. Opportunities and Challenges for Near-Field Wireless Power Transfer: A Review. Energies. 2017; 10(7):1022.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jawad, Aqeel Mahmood; Nordin, Rosdiadee; Gharghan, Sadik Kamel; Jawad, Haider Mahmood; Ismail, Mahamod. 2017. "Opportunities and Challenges for Near-Field Wireless Power Transfer: A Review." Energies 10, no. 7: 1022.
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