Integrated repeaters for cell phone applications

  • US 8,928,276 B2
  • Filed: 03/23/2012
  • Issued: 01/06/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/27/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A wireless power receiving system for a mobile electronic device, comprising:

  • a high-Q repeater resonator comprising at least an inductor and having a capacitance, a Q-factor Q1 and a characteristic size, x1;

    a high-Q device resonator comprising at least an inductor and having a capacitance, a Q-factor Q2 and a characteristic size, x2,wherein at least the inductor of the repeater resonator is enclosed in a removable sleeve for the mobile device,wherein the device resonator is integrated in the mobile device,wherein the repeater resonator is configured to wirelessly receive power from a resonator and wirelessly transmit the power to the device resonator, andwherein x1 is larger than x2 and the square root of the product Q1 and Q2 is greater than 100.

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