Design and Implementation of a Self-powered Sensor Network Node

  • Jun Jiao
  • Moshi Wang
  • Lichuan GuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 849)


For the applications of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) randomly deployed in the complicated environment, the most important challenge is to design sensor networks that require long system lifetime and some metrics for the Quality of Service (QoS). Therefore, in this paper, we proposed the self-powered WSN node system based on MC9S12XS128 and LTC6803-4, designed the hardware circuits like charging and discharging of lithium ion battery pack, temperature measure, voltage acquisition and equilibrium control, compiled the corresponding underlying software, compared the accuracy of the sampling values and measured values of battery voltage, charging and discharging current, battery temperature, and tested the effects of equilibrium control. The test results showed that the designed photovoltaic charging management system was safe and reliable, which could provide stable energy sources for WSN node in future.


MC9S12XS128 Lithium ion battery pack LTC6803-4 Equilibrium control 



We thank the reviewers for their thoughtful comments and suggestions. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 31671589, 31771679, 31671589, 31371533), the Special Fund for Key Program of Science and Technology of Anhui Province, China (Grant No. 15czz03131, 16030701092); Project supported by the Natural Science Foundation of the Anhui Higher Education Institutions of China (Grant No. kJ2016A836).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information and ComputerAnhui Agricultural UniversityHefeiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Agricultural Electronic CommerceMinistry of AgriculturalHefeiPeople’s Republic of China

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