The present letter describes the design of an energy harvesting circuit on a one-sided directional flexible planar antenna. The circuit is composed of a flexible antenna with an impedance matching circuit, a resonant circuit, and a booster circuit for converting and boosting radio frequency power into a dc voltage. The proposed one-sided directional flexible antenna has a bottom floating metal layer that enables one-sided radiation and easy connection of the booster circuit to the metal layer. The simulated output dc voltage is 2.89 V for an input of 100 mV and a 50 Ω power source at 900 MHz, and power efficiency is 58.7% for 1.0 × 107Ω load resistance.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering