Increasing the Capacity of Magnetic Induction Communications in RF-Challenged Environments

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
Topic: Mobility
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Magnetic Induction (MI) techniques enable efficient wireless communications in dense media with high material absorptions, such as underground soil medium and oil reservoirs. A wide range of novel and important applications in such RF-challenged environments can be realized based on the MI communication mechanism. Despite the potential advantages, the major bottleneck of the MI communication is the limited channel capacity due to the low MI bandwidth. In this paper, the Spread Resonance (SR) strategy is developed for the MI communication in RF-challenged environments which greatly increases the MI channel capacity.

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