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Energy Harvesting Communications: Principles and Theories

Energy Harvesting Communications: Principles and Theories

Yunfei Chen

ISBN: 978-1-119-38308-6

Feb 2019, Wiley-IEEE Press

350 pages

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Description

This book provides a detailed advanced level introduction to the fundamentals of energy harvesting techniques and their use in state-of-the-art wireless communications systems. It fills the gap in the market by covering both basic techniques in energy harvesting and advanced topics in wireless communications. More importantly, it discusses the application of energy harvesting in wireless systems to give readers at different levels a full understanding of these most recent advances in wireless technologies.

Preliminary Table of Contents

 Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Energy Sources

            2.1 Introduction

            2.2 Types of sources

            2.3 Empirical models

            2.4 Theoretical models

            2.5 Summary

Chapter 3 Energy Harvesters

            3.1 Introduction

            3.2 RF energy harvesters

            3.3 Solar energy harvesters

            3.4 Piezoelectric energy harvesters

            3.5 Other energy harvesters

            3.6 Input-output relationships

            3.7 Efficiencies

            3.8 Battery and supercapacitor

            3.9 Power management

            3.10 Summary

Chapter 4 Physical Layer Techniques

            4.1 Introduction

            4.2 Circuit consumption

            4.3 Circuit-aware transmission

            4.4 Information theoretic limits

            4.5 Coding

            4.6 Modulation

            4.7 Detection

            4.8 Other transmission techniques

            4.8 Summary

Chapter 5 Upper Layer Techniques

            5.1 Introduction

            5.2 Power allocation

            5.3 Transmission scheduling

            5.4 User scheduling

            5.5 Routing

            5.6 Other control functions

            5.7 Summary

Chapter 6 Wireless Powered Communications

            6.1 Introduction

            6.2 Different forms of wireless power

            6.3 Performance measures

            6.4 Systems and structures

            6.5 Analyses and problems

6.6 Sensing using wireless power

            6.7 Summary

 

Chapter 7 Energy Harvesting Cooperative Communications

            7.1 Introduction

            7.2 Information cooperation

            7.3 Energy cooperation

            7.4 Protocols and performances

7.5 Interferences and optimizations

            7.6 Summary

Chapter 8 Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radios

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Structures and protocols

8.3 Spectrum sensing

8.4 Data transmission

8.5 Spectrum and energy efficiencies

8.6 Summary

Chapter 9 Conclusions