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Data for Broadband Millimeter Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna

Data for Broadband Millimeter Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna
Data for Broadband Millimeter Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna
Dataset supporting the paper "Broadband Millimeter-Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna for Wearable Energy Harvesting" published in the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Abstract: "Millimeter-Wave (mmWave) bands, a key part of future 5G networks, represent a potential channel for RF energy harvesting, where the high-gain antenna arrays offer improved end-to-end efficiency compared to sub-6 GHz networks. This paper presents a broadband mmWave rectenna, the first rectenna realized on a flexible textile substrate for wearable applications. The proposed novel antenna’s bandwidth extends from 23 to 40 GHz, with a minimum radiation efficiency of 67% up to 30 GHz, over 3 dB improvement compared to a standard patch. A stable gain of more than 8 dB is achieved based on a textile reflector plane. The antenna is directly connected to a textile based microstrip voltage doubler rectifier utilizing commercial Schottky diodes. The rectifier is matched to the antenna using a tapered line feed for high-impedance matching, achieving broadband high voltage-sensitivity. The rectifier has a peak RF DC efficiency of 12% and a 9.5 dBm 1 V sensitivity from 23 to 24.25 GHz. The integrated rectenna is demonstrated with more than 1.3-V DC output from 12 dBm of mmWave wireless power across a 28% fractional bandwidth from 20 to 26.5 GHz, a 15% half-power fractional bandwidth, and a peak output of 6.5V from 20 dBm at 24 GHz."
University of Southampton
Mohamed, Mahmoud
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Hilton, Geoffrey S.
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Weddell, Alexander
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Beeby, Stephen
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Mohamed, Mahmoud
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Hilton, Geoffrey S.
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Weddell, Alexander
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Beeby, Stephen
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Mohamed, Mahmoud, Hilton, Geoffrey S., Weddell, Alexander and Beeby, Stephen (2020) Data for Broadband Millimeter Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D1493 [Dataset]

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Abstract

Dataset supporting the paper "Broadband Millimeter-Wave Textile-Based Flexible Rectenna for Wearable Energy Harvesting" published in the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Abstract: "Millimeter-Wave (mmWave) bands, a key part of future 5G networks, represent a potential channel for RF energy harvesting, where the high-gain antenna arrays offer improved end-to-end efficiency compared to sub-6 GHz networks. This paper presents a broadband mmWave rectenna, the first rectenna realized on a flexible textile substrate for wearable applications. The proposed novel antenna’s bandwidth extends from 23 to 40 GHz, with a minimum radiation efficiency of 67% up to 30 GHz, over 3 dB improvement compared to a standard patch. A stable gain of more than 8 dB is achieved based on a textile reflector plane. The antenna is directly connected to a textile based microstrip voltage doubler rectifier utilizing commercial Schottky diodes. The rectifier is matched to the antenna using a tapered line feed for high-impedance matching, achieving broadband high voltage-sensitivity. The rectifier has a peak RF DC efficiency of 12% and a 9.5 dBm 1 V sensitivity from 23 to 24.25 GHz. The integrated rectenna is demonstrated with more than 1.3-V DC output from 12 dBm of mmWave wireless power across a 28% fractional bandwidth from 20 to 26.5 GHz, a 15% half-power fractional bandwidth, and a peak output of 6.5V from 20 dBm at 24 GHz."

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Published date: 2020

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Local EPrints ID: 442976
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/442976
PURE UUID: daf8ff02-0a83-46b0-b971-09d4ae2e13fe
ORCID for Mahmoud Mohamed: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7806-4333
ORCID for Alexander Weddell: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6763-5460
ORCID for Stephen Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759

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Date deposited: 05 Aug 2020 16:30
Last modified: 17 Jul 2021 02:10

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