Inductive Wireless Power Transfer

Speaker: Thomas van Maerhem & Stijn Wielandt

Company/ Institute: KaHo Sint-Lieven Ghent

Event: 11th work meeting

Date: 8 November 2013


Wireless power transfer systems based on inductive coupling consist of an inductive link with resonant capacitors, a coil driver, a rectifier and a voltage regulator. We will discuss the necessity and added value of the driver and receiver electronics, based on some theoretical considerations. Furthermore, different commercially available components for a wireless power system will be treated in detail and the current standards for wireless power systems (Qi, A4WP) will be considered. Finally, the design process will be illustrated with a general application.

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