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Robust Secure FPGA-based Wireless Smart Meters Utilizing PUF and CSI

by M.M. Abutaleb
Communications on Applied Electronics
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 3 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: M.M. Abutaleb

M.M. Abutaleb . Robust Secure FPGA-based Wireless Smart Meters Utilizing PUF and CSI. Communications on Applied Electronics. 3, 7 ( December 2015), 30-34. DOI=10.5120/cae2015651994

@article{ 10.5120/cae2015651994,
author = { M.M. Abutaleb },
title = { Robust Secure FPGA-based Wireless Smart Meters Utilizing PUF and CSI },
journal = { Communications on Applied Electronics },
issue_date = { December 2015 },
volume = { 3 },
number = { 7 },
month = { December },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 2394-4714 },
pages = { 30-34 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/cae2015651994 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Smart meters that measure the use of residential energy at fine granularities are the foundation of a future smart electricity grid. In this paper, a novel design of FPGA-based smart meters is proposed to measure the energy consumption and at the same time it provides secure wireless connections with the concentrator in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). A basic idea of this system is to use Physical Unclonable Function (PUF), which is a die-unique challenge–response function, for generating a unique signature of meter based on IC process variations and to use Channel Status Information (CSI) for providing a secure wireless channel between meter and concentrator.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Electrical energy smart meter PUF CSI FPGA.