Publications

Google Scholar Citations: (last updated 7/28/2013)
Citation index

Journal Articles

  1. "Enabling Seamless Wireless Power Delivery in Dynamic Environments"; Alanson P. Sample, Benjamin H. Waters, Scott T. Wisdom, and Joshua R. Smith; Proceedings of the IEEE; vol.101, no.6, pp.1343-1358, June 2013
  2. "Evaluation of Wireless Resonant Power Transfer Systems with Human Electromagnetic Exposure Limits"; Andreas Christ, Mark G. Douglas, John Roman, Emily B. Cooper, Alanson P. Sample, Benjamin H. Waters, Joshua R. Smith, and Niels Kuster; IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility; vol. pp, no. 99, pp. 1-10, October 2012
  3. "Powering a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) With the Free-Range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery (FREE-D) System"; Benjamin H. Waters, Alanson P. Sample, Pramod Bonde, and Joshua R. Smith; Proceedings of the IEEE; vol.100, no.1, pp.138-149, January 2012
  4. "RFID: From Supply Chains to Sensor Nets"; S. Roy, V. Jandhyala, J. Smith, D. Wetherall, B. Otis, R. Chakraborty, M. Buettner, D. Yeager, Y. Ko, and Alanson Sample; Proceedings of the IEEE; vol.98, no.9, pp.1583-1592, September 2010
  5. "Analysis, Experimental Results, and Range Adaptation of Magnetically Coupled Resonators for Wireless Power Transfer"; Alanson P. Sample, David T. Meyer, and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE Transactions on Industrial and Electronics; vol.58, no.2, pp.544-554, February 2011
  6. "Design of an RFID-Based Battery-Free Programmable Sensing Platform"; Alanson P. Sample, Daniel J. Yeager, Pauline S. Powledge, Alexander V. Mamishev, and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement; Vol. 57, No. 11, pp. 2608-2615, November 2008

Conference Papers

  1. "Wirelessly Powered Bistable Display Tags"; Artem Dementyev, Jeremy Gummeson, Derek Thrasher, Aaron Parks, Deepak Ganesan, Joshua R. Smith, and Alanson P. Sample; ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013), Zurich, Switzerland, September 8-12, 2013
  2. "Sensor Enabled Wearable RFID Technology for Mitigating the Risk of Falls Near Beds"; Roberto L. Shinmoto Torres, Qinfen Shi, Alanson P. Sample, and Damith C. Ranasinghe; IEEE International Conference on RFID, April 30 – May 2, 2013
  3. "A Wireless Sensing Platform Utilizing Ambient RF Energy"; Aaron Parks, Alanson Sample, Yi Zhao, and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE Topical Meeting on Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks (WiSNET), Austin, TX, January 20-23, 2013
  4. "Towards falls prevention: A wearable wireless and battery-less sensing and automatic identification tag for real time monitoring of human movements"; Damith C. Ranasinghe, Roberto L. Shinmoto Torres, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith, Keith Hill, and Renuka Visvanathan; International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 28 - September 1, 2012
  5. "Adaptive Impedance Matching for Magnetically Coupled Resonators"; Benjamin H. Waters, Alanson P. Sample, and Joshua R. Smith; PIERS Proceedings, pp. 694-701, Moscow, Russia, August 19-23, 2012
  6. "Optical localization of passive UHF RFID tags with integrated LEDs"; Alanson P. Sample, Craig Macomber, Liang-Ting Jiang, and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE International Conference on RFID, 3-5 April, 2012
  7. "Toward Total Implantability Using Free-range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery System: Achieving Untethered Ventricular Assist Device Operation over Large Distances"; Benjamin H. Waters, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith, and Joshua Smith; Cardiology Clinics, November, 2011, Vol. 29, N.4, pp.609-625.
  8. "Promise of unrestricted mobility and freedom with wireless powering of a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)"; Benjamin Waters, Alanson Sample, Joshua Smith, Pramod Bonde; 19th congress of the International Society of Rotary Blood Pumps, September 8-10th, 2011, Louisville, KY. Winner of the Sezai Innovation Research Award
  9. "Wireless Power for Ventricular Assist Devices: Innovation with the Free -Range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery System (FREE-D) for Mechanical Circulatory Assist"; Pramod Bonde, Alanson Sample, Benjamin Waters, Emily Cooper, Yoshiya Toyoda, Robert Kormos, and Joshua R. Smith; Proceedings 91st Annual Scientific Meeting of American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, Philadelphia, May 7-11, 2011
  10. "Photovoltaic Enhanced UHF RFID Tag Antennas for Dual Purpose Energy Harvesting"; Alanson Sample, Jeff Braun, Aaron Parks, and Joshua Smith; IEEE International Conference on RFID, April 12-24, 2011
  11. "Innovative Free-range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery System (FREE-D System) for a ventricular assist device using wireless power"; Joshua Smith, Alanson Sample, Benjamin Waters, Yoshiya Toyoda, Robert L Kormos, and Pramod Bonde; American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Journal, March 2011. Winner of the Willem J Kolff/Don B Olsen Award
  12. "Numerical Electromagnetic Analysis of Human Exposure for Wireless Power Transfer Systems"; Andreas Christ, Mark G. Douglas, John Roman, Emily B. Cooper, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith, and Niels Kuster; Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of the European Bioelectromagnetics Association (EBEA 2011), Rome, Italy February 21-24, 2011
  13. "Freeing the LVAD Patient from Drivelines Using Wireless Resonant Electrical Transfer"; Benjamin Waters, Alanson Sample, Joshua Smith, and Pramod Bonde; Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 30 - February 1, 2011.
  14. "Experimental Results with two Wireless Power Transfer Systems"; Alanson Sample and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, January 18-22, 2009 
  15. "A Capacitive Touch Interface for Passive RFID Tags", Alanson P. Sample, Daniel J. Yeager, and Joshua R. Smith; Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on RFID, April 27-28, 2009. Winner of Best Paper Award!
  16. "Revisiting Smart Dust with RFID Sensor Networks"; Michael Buettner, Ben Greenstein, Alanson Sample, and Joshua R. Smith; Seventh ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-VII), Alberta, Canada, Oct 6-7 2008
  17. "Demonstration: RFID Sensor Networks with the Intel WISP"; Michael Buettner, Ben Greenstein, Richa Prasad, Alanson Sample, Joshua R. Smith, Daniel Yeager, and David Wetherall; 6th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys 2008). Winner of Best demo Award!
  18. "Design of a Passively-Powered, Programmable Sensing Platform for UHF RFID Systems"; Alanson P. Sample, Daniel J. Yeager, Pauline S. Powledge, and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE International Conference on RFID, March 26-28, 2007
  19. "A wirelessly powered platform for sensing and computation"; Joshua R. Smith, Alanson Sample, Pauline Powledge, Alexander Mamishev, and Sumit Roy; 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp); Orange Country, CA, USA, September 17-21 2006, pp. 495-506
  20. "Energy Harvesting in RFID Systems"; Alanson P. Sample, Daniel J. Yeager, Joshua R. Smith, Pauline S. Powledge, and Alexander V. Mamishev; IEEE International Conference: Actual Problems of Electronic Device Engineering; September 21-22, 2006
  21. "Sensor Application in RFID Technology"; Daniel J. Yeager, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith, Pauline S. Powledge, and Alexander V. Mamishev; IEEE International Conference: Actual Problems of Electronic Device Engineering; September 21-22, 2006
  22. "Autonomous robotic monitoring of underground cable systems"; Bing Jiang, Alanson P. Sample, Ryan Wistort, and Alexander Mamishev; 12th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, September 2005, pp. 673-679
  23. "Mobile monitoring for distributed infrastructures"; Bing Jiang, Alanson P. Sample, Ryan Wistort, and Alexander Mamishev; IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, Canada, July 2005 pp.138-143

Patents Issued

  1. US-8,446,045; "Flat, asymmetric, and E-field confined wireless power transfer apparatus and method thereof"; Joshua R. Smith, Alanson P. Sample, and Emily B. Cooper; May 21, 2013
  2. US-8,299,652; "Wireless power transfer apparatus and method thereof"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; October 30, 2012

Patents Pending

  1. WO-2012-087444; "Range adaptation mechanism for wireless power transfer"; Emily Cooper, Songnan Byang, Charles J. Bonsavage, Joshua R. Smith, Alanson P. Sample, and Anand S. Konanur; December 21, 2012
  2. US-2012-0234922; "Solar powered RFID tags and method of manufacture therefore"; Alanson P. Sample and Yuri A. Sylvester; September 20, 2012
  3. WO-2012-061766; "Extendable wireless power delivery for small devices"; Emily B. Cooper, John C. Neumann, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith; August 2, 2012
  4. WO-2011-037777; "Wirelessly Powered Speaker"; Emily B. Cooper, Joshua R. Smith, and Alanson P. Sample; July 21, 2011
  5. US-2010-0045114; "Adaptive Wireless Power Transfer Apparatus and Method Thereof"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; February 25, 2010
  6. WO-2008-076547; "Dynamic Radio Frequency Power Harvesting"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; June 26, 2008

Book Chapters

  1. "The Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; Wirelessly Powered Sensor Networks and Computational RFID; Pages 33-57; Springer, 2013 edition
  2. "Wireless Ambient Radio Power"; Alanson P. Sample, Aaron N. Parks, Scott Southwood, and Joshua R. Smith; Wirelessly Powered Sensor Networks and Computational RFID; Pages 223-234; Springer, 2013 edition
  3. "A Portable Transmitter for Wirelessly Powering a Ventricular Assist Device Using the Free-Range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery (FREE-D) System"; Benjamin H. Waters, Jordan T. Reed, Kara R. Kagi, Alanson P. Sample, Pramod Bonde, and Joshua R. Smith; Wirelessly Powered Sensor Networks and Computational RFID; Pages 235-350; Springer, 2013 edition
  4. "WISP: A Passively Powered UHF RFID Tag with Sensing and Computation"; Daniel J. Yeager, Alanson P. Sample, and Joshua R. Smith; Chapter 14 in the RFID Handbook: Applications, Technology, Security, and Privacy; CRC Press, 2008.

Disertation & Thesis