April 17, 2014

Wireless Power Transfer Reaches Five Meters

Chun T. Rim, a professor of Nuclear & Quantum Engineering at KAIST, and his team showcased, on April 16, 2014 at the KAIST campus, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, a great improvement in the distance that electric power can travel wirelessly. They developed the “Dipole Coil Resonant System (DCRS)” for an extended range of inductive power transfer, up to 5 meters between transmitter and receiver coils. One large LED TV and three fans (4 W each) are powered simultaneously through DCRS.

Credit: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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