Novel Low-Cost Ultra-High-Speed Diodes for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting

David Etor, Linzi E. Dodd, David Wood, Claudio Balocco

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This work presents the fabrication of novel high-frequency low-cost metal-insulator-metal (MIM) diodes with the dielectric (insulating) layer formed using a chemical approach at low temperature, rather than using the more aggressive techniques typical of the semiconductor industry. This device is a useful component in a wide range of applications, including radio frequency identification (RFID), high frequency detectors and mixers, and electromagnetic energy harvesting as in (Y. Pan, C. V. Powell, A. M. Song, and C. Balocco, “Micro Rectennas: Brownian Ratchets for Thermal-Energy Harvesting”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 253901, 2014).
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event1st URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference - ExpoMeloneras Convention Centre, Maspalomas, Spain
Duration: 18 May 201525 May 2015


Conference1st URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference
Abbreviated titleURSI AT-RASC

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