Wireless powered communication networks: an overview

@article{Bi2016WirelessPC,
  title={Wireless powered communication networks: an overview},
  author={Suzhi Bi and Yong Zeng and Rui Zhang},
  journal={IEEE Wireless Communications},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={10-18}
}
Wireless powered communication networking (WPCN) is a new networking paradigm where the battery of wireless communication devices can be remotely replenished by means of microwave wireless power transfer (WPT) technology. WPCN eliminates the need for frequent manual battery replacement/recharging, and thus significantly improves the performance over conventional battery-powered communication networks in many aspects, such as higher throughput, longer device lifetime, and lower network operating… 

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