A brief history of radiative wireless power transfer

  title={A brief history of radiative wireless power transfer},
  author={Hubregt J. Visser},
  journal={2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP)},
  • H. Visser
  • Published 19 March 2017
  • Physics
  • 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP)
The position of radiative Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) in the spectrum of power harvesting is given and a brief history of radiative WPT, starting with the work of Faraday is presented. The challenges in increasing the received dc power level or the transfer distance are outlined and possible directions for a solution are indicated. 

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