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A power quality online monitoring system oriented ZigBee routing optimization strategy


For ZigBee Cluster-Tree routing protocol in the power system applications existing not optimal routing and not real-time problems, the actual demand from on-line monitoring power quality of substation point of view, considering hops, link busy status and the residual energy, a ZigBee Cluster-Tree improved routing algorithm is proposed, calculating the hops of all neighbor nodes to the destination node and introducing an alternative node. Several NS2.34 simulation experiments show that the improved routing optimization algorithm reduces the number of hops and end to end delay, improves power quality monitoring in real time, saves overall network energy consumption, and prolongs the network life cycle.

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This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51277023). The authors would like to express their gratitude to Renjie Song and many other colleagues from Wireless Communication Networks Section at Northeast Dianli University, for valuable discussions and their assistance in the development of the IZTR simulation.

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Teng, Z., Zhang, M., Jiang, T. et al. A power quality online monitoring system oriented ZigBee routing optimization strategy. Wireless Netw 22, 1869–1875 (2016).

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  • Power systems
  • Power quality monitoring
  • Real-time
  • ZigBee
  • Routing protocol