Design of an Efficient Rectifier Circuit Based on Karthaus-Fischer Voltage Multiplier for Energy Harvesting

  • Asmita Rajawat
  • Karush Suri
  • Mohit Mohta
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


Reduction in the usage of wires has been of significant importance to the power delivering process. Such transmission is obtained by using a rectenna which consists of a rectifier and an antenna. Antenna is used for receiving the signal, whereas the rectifier merely transforms the received RF signal into a DC signal. In this work, a rectifier circuit is designed for a 2.45 GHz GSM signal using Advanced Design System Software. Impedance matching of the antenna has been carried as per the matching circuit. Simulation of the circuit is carried out in order to analyze the power delivered. The Agilent HSMS 2862 Schottky diode is used for rectifying the signal in the voltage doubler circuit. DC voltage, current, and output power are plotted against input power. The rectifier designed can be used for ample number of applications in wireless transmissions.


RF power DC output Impedance matching Voltage multiplier 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity University Uttar PradeshNoidaIndia

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