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2019-03-05 - Colloque/Présentation - poster - Anglais - 1 page(s)

Quenon Alexandre , Dualibe Fortunato , "Energy harvesting methods for powering Wireless Sensor Networks used to monitor nuclear environments: an overview" in Mardi des Chercheurs 2019 (MdC2019), Mons, Belgique, 2019

  • Codes CREF : Semi-conducteurs (DI2512), Circuits intégrés (DI2531)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Electronique et Microélectronique (F109)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut de Recherche en Technologies de l’Information et Sciences de l’Informatique (InforTech), Institut de Recherche en Energétique (Energie)
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Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) Nuclear environments are hazardous and possibly life-threatened, which means that they must be monitored. However, the risk for human beings and nature implies that most of individuals are not ready to perform the monitoring by them-selves. A solution to overcome this situation consists in using Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), which are groups of autonomous sensors wireless connected together that allow to perform long-distance monitoring. Still, a remaining issue is the battery replacement, which requires human intervention. Fortunately, it can be avoided thanks to energy harvesting. The aim of this work is to present an overview of energy harvesting methods for powering WSNs and their applicability to nuclear environments monitoring.


Mots-clés :
  • (Anglais) WSN
  • (Anglais) energy harvesting