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Theoretical Modeling of Multi-Coil Channels in Near Field Magneto-Inductive Communication
Proceedings of the 82nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (2015, Boston, MA)
  • Niaz Ahmed
  • Y. Rosa Zheng, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • David Pommerenke, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Abstract
This paper presents theoretical modeling and circuit analysis of magneto-inductive communication channels where receivers use multiple coils to improve the spatial sensitivity patterns and communication range. The mutual coupling among the multi-coils at receiver and between transmit and receive coils is derived for general configurations in 3D space. The equivalent circuit of induced voltage for receive coils is analyzed which provides a guide for the design of matching circuits for optimal performance. The methodology developed in this paper can also be applied to other sensor network scenarios where MI communications are used.
Meeting Name
82nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (2015: Sep. 6-9, Boston, MA)
Department(s)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
  • Data communication equipment,
  • Electric network analysis,
  • Near field communication,
  • Reconfigurable hardware,
  • Sensor networks,
  • Communication range,
  • Induced voltages,
  • Matching circuit,
  • Network scenario,
  • Optimal performance,
  • Spatial sensitivity,
  • Theoretical modeling,
  • Transmit and receive coils,
  • Equivalent circuits
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
978-147998091-8
Document Type
Article - Conference proceedings
Document Version
Citation
File Type
text
Language(s)
English
Rights
© 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.
Publication Date
1-1-2016
Citation Information
Niaz Ahmed, Y. Rosa Zheng and David Pommerenke. "Theoretical Modeling of Multi-Coil Channels in Near Field Magneto-Inductive Communication" Proceedings of the 82nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (2015, Boston, MA) (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david-pommerenke/189/