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An Intelligent Wake Up Strategy for Wireless Refueling Unit to Optimize Power Consumption of Fuel Cell Vehicle

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029333D
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-23

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Abstract

Fuel cell-powered vehicles will introduce a wireless communication interface system for Hydrogen refueling purpose. The big question yet unanswered is the wake up strategy of the wireless refueling unit (WRU) inside the fuel cell vehicle. Continuous sniffing of UHF (Ultra High Frequency) signal will result in huge current draw and power consumption by the module, which will discharge the battery fast.