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Title: A Coupling Factor Independent Wireless Power Transfer System Employing Two Nonlinear Circuits
Conventional linear resonant wireless power trnnsfer (WPT) systems suffe1· from a significant pe1•formance degrndation as the coupling factor between the translnit and receive coils varies. In this paper, the performance of a new WPT circuit that takes the advantage of nonlinear resonant circuit is investigated. It employs passive nonlinear resonators in both the trnnslnitter and receiver sides to regulate the output power without using any active or control circuitry, frequency tuning or complicated coil configurntions. A 60 W nonlinear WPT prototype circuit working at 1.5 MHz is designed, fab1icated and compared with a silnilal'ly designed linear \VPT circuit. The nonlinem· \VPT circuit is capable of maintaining almost a constant output power while the distance between the coils changes from 6 cm to 15 cm, a significant performance improvement as compared to the linear WPT circuit tested under the same conditions.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1809365
NSF-PAR ID:
10207919
Author(s) / Creator(s):
Date Published:
Journal Name:
IEEE MTTS International Microwave Symposium digest
ISSN:
0149-645X
Page Range / eLocation ID:
393-396
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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