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Journal Articles

  1. "EM-Comm: Touch Based Communication via Modulated Electromagnetic Emissions"; Chouchang (Jack) Yang and Alanson P. Sample; Proceedings of the ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT); Vol.1, Iss.3, September 2017 (Presented at UbiComp 2017)
  2. "Multimode Quasistatic Cavity Resonators for Wireless Power Transfer"; Takuya Sasatani, Matthew J. Chabalko, Yoshihiro Kawahara and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters; Vol.PP, No. 99, August 2017
  3. "RFID Light Bulb: Enabling Ubiquitous Deployment of Interactive RFID Systems"; Jeremy Gummeson, James Mccann, Chouchang (Jack) Yang, Damith Ranasinghe, Scott Hudson, and Alanson P. Sample; Proceedings of the ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT); Vol.1, Iss.2, June 2017 (Presented at UbiComp 2017)
  4. "Quasistatic Cavity Resonance for Ubiquitous Wireless Power Transfer;"Matthew J. Chabalko, Mohsen Shahmohammadi and Alanson P. Sample; PLOS ONE; February 2017
  5. "Electromagnetic Time Reversal Focusing of Near Field Waves in Metamaterials"; Applied Physics Letters; 109, December 2016
  6. "3-Dimensional Charging via Multi-Mode Resonant Cavity Enabled Wireless Power Transfer"; Matthew J. Chabalko and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics; November 2015
  7. "Resonant Cavity Mode Enabled Wireless Power Transfer"; Matthew J. Chabalko and Alanson P. Sample; Applied Physics Letters; 105, December 2014
  8. "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
  9. "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
  10. "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
  11. "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.
  12. "Powering a Ventricular Assist Device over Meter Distances Wirelessly: The Free-Range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery (FREE-D) System"; Benjamin Waters, Alanson Sample, Robert Kormos, Joshua Smith, Pramod Bonde; Journal of Cardiac Failure, August 2011. Vol. 17, No. 8, pp.42-43
  13. "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
  14. "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
  15. "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. "Riding the Airways: Ultra-Wideband Ambient Backscatter via Commercial Broadcast Systems"; Chouchang (Jack) Yang, Jeremy Gummeson and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), May 1-4, 2017
  2. "Circuit Model for Resonant Cavity Mode Enabled Wireless Power Transfer"; Mohsen Shahmohammadi, Matt Chabalko and Alanson P. Sample; 2016 European Microwave Conference (EuMC), October 3–7, 2016
  3. "RapID: A Framework for Fabricating Low-Latency Interactive Objects with RFID Tags"; Andrew Spielberg, Alanson Sample, Scott E. Hudson, Jennifer Mankoff, and Jim McCann; ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 7–12, 2016
  4. "PaperID: A Technique for Drawing Functional Battery-Free Wireless Interfaces on Paper"; Hanchuan Li, Eric Brockmeyer, Elizabeth J. Carter, Josh Fromm, Scott E. Hudson, Shwetak N. Patel, and Alanson P. Sample; ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 7–12, 2016
  5. "ID-Match: A Hybrid Computer Vision and RFID System for Recognizing Individuals in Groups"; Hanchuan Li, Peijin Zhang, Samer Al Moubayed, Shwetak N. Patel, and Alanson P. Sample; ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 7–12, 2016
  6. "EM-ID: Tag-less Identification of Electrical Devices via Electromagnetic Emissions"; Chouchang (Jack) Yang and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE International Conference on RFID, May 3-5, 2016
  7. "High-Q, Over-Coupled Tuning for Near-Field RFID Systems"; Mohsen Shahmohammadi, Matt Chabalko, and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE International Conference on RFID, May 3-5, 2016
  8. "An Energy-interference-free Hardware/Software Debugger for Intermittent Energy-harvesting Systems"; Alexei Colin, Graham Harvey, Brandon Lucia, and Alanson P. Sample; International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS '16), April 2–6, 2016
  9. "EMSense: Recognizing Handled, Uninstrumented, Electro-Mechanical Objects Using Software-Defined Radio"; Gierad Laput, Chouchang (Jack) Yang, Robert Xiao, Alanson P. Sample, and Chris Harrison; ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, November 8-11, 2015
  10. "Energy-Interference-Free System and Toolchain Support for Energy-Harvesting Devices"; Alexei Colin, Alanson P. Sample, and Brandon Lucia; IEEE International Conference on Compilers, Architecture and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), October 4-9, 2015
  11. "Self-Localizing Battery-Free Cameras"; Saman Naderiparizi, Yi (Eve) Zhao, James Youngquist, Alanson P. Sample, and Joshua R. Smith; ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP), September 7-11, 2015
  12. "Electric Field Coupling to Short Dipole Receivers for Cavity Mode Enabled Wireless Power Transfer"; Matthew J. Chabalko and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, July 19-24, 2015
  13. "IDSense: A Human Object Interaction Detection System Based on Passive UHF RFID"; Hanchuan Li , Can Ye, and Alanson P. Sample; ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), April 18-24, 2015
  14. "NFC-WISP: A Sensing and Computationally Enhanced Near-Field RFID Platform"; Yi (Eve) Zhao, Joshua R. Smith, and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE International Conference on RFID, April 15-17, 2015
  15. "WINDWare: Supporting ubiquitous computing with passive sensor enabled RFID"; Asanga Wickramasinghe, Damith C. Ranasinghe, and Alanson P. Sample; IEEE International Conference on RFID, April 8-10, 2014
  16. "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
  17. "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
  18. "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
  19. "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
  20. "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
  21. "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
  22. "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
  23. "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
  24. "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
  25. "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
  26. "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
  27. "Experimental Results with two Wireless Power Transfer Systems"; Alanson Sample and Joshua R. Smith; IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, January 18-22, 2009
  28. "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
  29. "Revisiting Smart Dust with RFID Sensor Networks"; Michael Buettner, Ben Greenstein, Alanson Sample, Joshua R. Smith and David Wetherall; Seventh ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-VII), Alberta, Canada, Oct 6-7, 2008
  30. "Demonstration: RFID Sensor Networks with the Intel WISP"; Michael Buettner, Ben Greenstein, Richa Prasad, Alanson Sample, Joshua R. Smith, Daniel Yeager, and David Wetherall; ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys 2008), Raleigh, North Carolina, November 7-8, 2008
  31. "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
  32. "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
  33. "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
  34. "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
  35. "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
  36. "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

Book Chapters & Magazine Articles

  1. "An Energy-Aware Debugger for Intermittently Powered Systems "; Alexei Colin, Graham Harvey, Alanson P. Sample, and Brandon Lucia; IEEE Micro, vol.37, no.3, pp.116-125, 2017
  2. "Building a Toolkit for Fabricating Interactive Objects "; Andrew Spielberg, Alanson Sample, Scott E. Hudson, Jennifer Mankoff and Jim McCann; XRDS: Crossroads - The ACM Magazine for Students, Volume 22 Issue 3, Spring 2016, Pages 38-43
  3. "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
  4. "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
  5. "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
  6. "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.

Patents Granted

  1. US-9,805,233: "Systems and methods for following distinguishing members using tags in combination with a localizing device"; Alanson P. Sample, Hanchuan Li, and Samer Al Moubayed; May 9, 2016
  2. US-9,805,232: "Systems and methods for detecting human-object interactions"; Alanson P. Sample, and Hanchuan Li; October 21, 2015
  3. US-9,537,346: "Extendable Wireless Power Delivery for Small Devices"; Emily B. Cooper, Joshua R. Smith, Alanson P. Sample, and John C. Neumann; June 18, 2015
  4. US-9,473,209: "Wireless Power Transfer Apparatus and Method Thereof"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; September 30, 2010
  5. US-9,461,478: "Wireless Power Transfer Apparatus and Method Thereof"; Joshua R. Smith and Alanson P. Sample; October 10, 2012
  6. US-8,827,889: "Method and System for Powering Implantable Devices"; Joshua R. Smith, Pramod Bonde, Benjamin H. Waters, Alanson P. Sample; September 9, 2014
  7. US-9,378,446: "Solar Powered RFID Tags and Method of Manufacture Therefore"; Alanson P. Sample and Yuri A. Sylvester; March 14, 2011
  8. US-8,952,571: "Extendable Wireless Power Delivery for Small Devices"; Emily B. Cooper, John C. Neumann, Alanson P. Sample, Joshua R. Smith; November 5, 2010
  9. US-8,827,889: "Method and System for Powering Implantable Devices"; Joshua R. Smith, Pramod Bonde, Benjamin H. Waters, Alanson P. Sample; March 15, 2013
  10. 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; August 20, 2009
  11. US-8,299,652: "Wireless Power Transfer Apparatus and Method Thereof"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; April 6, 2010

Patents Pending

  1. US-2017-0270198: "EM-ID: Tag-less Identification Of Electrical Devices Via Electromagnetic Emissions"; Chouchang Yang and Alanson P. Sample; March 17, 2017
  2. US-2017-0200033: "Systems and Methods for Enabling User Interactions with Wireless Tags"; Hanchuan Li, Josh Fromm, Scott Hudson, Eric Brockmeyer, Elizabeth Carter, Shwetak Patel, and Alanson Sample; May 23, 2016
  3. US-2017-0200031: "Systems and Methods for Determining Interaction States of Wireless Tags Based on Probability Distributions"; James McCann, Andrew Spielberg, Scott Hudson, Alanson Sample, and Jennifer Mankoff; April 18, 2016
  4. US-2017-0116446: "Automatic object detection and state estimation via electronic emissions sensing"; Chouchang Yang, Gierad Laput, Robert Xiao, Christopher Harrison, and Alanson Sample; Oct 28, 2015
  5. 20170124790: "High-Q and Over-Coupled Near-Field RFID Reader Antenna for Improved Tag Read Range"; Alanson P. Sample; October 31, 2015
  6. US-2017-0034618: "System and Method for Data Transmission and Power Supply Capability Over an Audio Jack for Moblie Devices"; Indira Negi; Lakshman Krishnamurthy; Brian K. Vogel; Darren S. Crews; Sai Hemachandra Vemprala; Xiaochao Yang; Howard D. Millett; Alexander Essaian; Alanson P. Sample; December 28, 2013
  7. US-2016-0164301: "Resonant Cavity Mode Enabled Wireless Power Transfer"; Alanson P. Sample, Matthew J. Chabalko; April 28, 2015
  8. US-2016-0043572: "Range Adaptation Mechanism for Wileless Power Transfer"; Emily B. Cooper, Songnan YangCharles J. Bonsavage, Joshua R. Smith, Alanson P. Sample, and Anand S. Konanur; August 14, 2015
  9. US-2015-0280444: "Wireless Power Delivery in Dynamic Environments"; Joshua R. Smith, Benjamin Waters, Scott Wisdom, Alanson P. Sample; May 21, 2013
  10. US-2012-0153739: "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
  11. US-2010-0081379: "Wirelessly Powered Speaker"; Emily B. Cooper, Joshua R. Smith, and Alanson P. Sample; September 25, 2009
  12. US-2008-0143192: "Dynamic Radio Frequency Power Harvesting"; Alanson P. Sample and Joshua R. Smith; December 14, 2006

Disertation & Thesis