2021 IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC 2021)

June 1 – 4, 2021, San Diego, CA, USA

Theories and techniques for wireless power transfer

  • Magnetic resonance, inductive and capacitive wireless power transfer.
  • Magnetic fields shaping.
  • Directional and omni-directional wireless power transfer.
  • Other topics related to theories and techniques for near-, mid- or far-range wireless power transfer.

Devices and systems for short-distance wireless power transfer

  • Coils, resonators, coil arrays, passive elements, integrated circuits and packaging.
  • SISO, MIMO, links and system architectures. 
  • Modeling, simulation and topologies.
  • EMC/EMI, shielding and system issues.
  • Power management and electronics.
  • Static and dynamic wireless charging.
  • Applications of wireless power transfer such as electrical vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles, consumer electronics, wearable devices, RFID, near-field communication and etc. 

Industrial applications, issues and regulations 

  • Environmental effects.
  • Co-existence of wireless power and signal transfer.
  • Efficiency improvement techniques.
  • Power conditioning and controlling.
  • Standardization and regulations.

Microwave/mm-Wave wireless power transfer and RF energy harvesting

  • Antennas/rectennas and phased array designs. High-frequency AC-DC rectifier circuits.
  • Beamforming and signal processing.
  • High efficiency amplifiers and transmitters. 
  • RF energy harvesting and scavenging.
  • Passive and active components and integrated circuits.
  • THz rectennas and techniques.
  • Applications 

Biomedical and healthcare applications

  • Devices, circuits, topologies, systems and instrumentation for biomedical and healthcare applications.
  • Clinically implantable medical devices and systems.
  • Biological and health effects.
  • Human body modeling.

Emerging techniques and applications

  • New techniques, architectures and devices. 
  • Internet of Things (IoT).
  • 5G technologies.
  • Satellite, space- and air-borne applications.
  • Energy transmission.
  • Power beaming.
  • Printable and planar electronics, 3-D electronics and miniaturization.  
  • Low-cost systems. 
  • Manufacturing, transportation, utility infrastructure, underground, agriculture field and construction operation and applications.
  • New education methods.