Milos Borivoj Marjanovic, Aleksandra Stojkovic, Aneta Prijic, Danijel Dankovic, Zoran Prijic

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This paper presents a spatial SPICE model of a wireless sensor network node that enables simulation of performances in the steady-state and time-domain. The model includes constructive non-electrical parts of the node and a thermoelectric generator employing the thermoelectric effects. The simulation results are compared with the experiment to validate the proposed model. It enabled the characterization of WSN nodes comprising different thermoelectric generators and heatsinks in terms of energy conversion efficiency.


Spatial modeling, SPICE simulation, energy harvesting, thermoelectric generator, wireless sensor network node

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