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3D-Printed Graphene and Stretchable Antennas for Wearable RFID Applications

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-0465-6
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …


ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation
Period1/01/00 → …


This study presents the potentials of 3D printing in the utilization of passive RFID components on a cotton substrate. New types of 3D-printable conductive materials, graphene ink and stretchable silver conductor, are used in antenna fabrication. Our measurement results confirm that both types of wireless components reach high performance: the achievable read ranges of the graphene and stretchable tags are close to 5 and 11 meters, respectively. These results are well comparable to those of previously reported silver and copper textile RFID tags.

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