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Proceedings 2017, 1(4), 575; doi:10.3390/proceedings1040575

RF Powered Gas Wireless Sensor Node for Smart Applications

1
“Smartsens” Ltd., 121205 Moscow, Russia
2
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, CDISE, 143026 Moscow, Russia
3
AO Micro-WIS, 115184 Moscow, Russia
† Presented at the Eurosensors 2017 Conference, Paris, France, 3–6 September 2017.
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Published: 8 August 2017
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Abstract

Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) paradigm has been applied to a high number of monitoring and control applications. However, the constraint of WSN energy resources imposes restrictions on its truly ubiquitous and long-term deployments. We address the problem of autonomous long-term operation of a gas wireless sensor by employing the far-field RF energy harvesting technology at 900 MHz in the power range from −20 dBm to 10 dBm. The node takes regular CH4 or CO measurements and communicates the data to a wireless network coordinator at 2.4 GHz. Experimental results demonstrate that the optimized energy consumption of WSN, as well as energy harvesting of at least 1 mW (0 dBm) of ambient RF signal, ensure the ‘perpetual’ operation of WSN.
Keywords: gas sensing; power management; RF harvesting; sensor network gas sensing; power management; RF harvesting; sensor network
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Baranov, A.M.; Somov, A.; Spirjakin, D.; Bragar, A.; Karelin, A. RF Powered Gas Wireless Sensor Node for Smart Applications. Proceedings 2017, 1, 575.

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