Learn the fundamentals of architecture design, protocol optimization, and application development for wireless-powered communication networks with this authoritative guide. Readers will gain a detailed understanding of the issues surrounding architecture and protocol design, with key topics covered including relay-based energy harvesting systems, multiple-antenna systems for simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT), performance modeling and analysis, and ambient wireless energy harvesting based cellular systems. Current applications of energy harvesting and transfer in different wireless networking scenarios are discussed, aiding the understanding of practical system development and implementation issues from an engineering perspective. The first book to provide a unified view of energy harvesting and wireless power transfer networks from a communications perspective, this is an essential text for researchers working on wireless communication networks and wireless systems, RF engineers, and wireless application developers.
Vahid Tarokh - Harvard University, Massachusetts
Vincent Lau - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology