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Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags

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Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags. / Virkki, Johanna; Chen, Xiaochen; Björninen, Toni; Ukkonen, Leena.

IMWS-AMP 2017 International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes. IEEE, 2017.

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Virkki, J, Chen, X, Björninen, T & Ukkonen, L 2017, Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags. in IMWS-AMP 2017 International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes. IEEE, IEEE International Microwave Workshop Series on RF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications, 1/01/14. https://doi.org/10.1109/IMWS-AMP.2017.8247437

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Virkki, Johanna ; Chen, Xiaochen ; Björninen, Toni ; Ukkonen, Leena. / Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags. IMWS-AMP 2017 International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes. IEEE, 2017.

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title = "Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags",
abstract = "We summarize the possibilities of embroidery with conductive yarn in the fabrication of antennas and antenna-electronics interconnections for wearable RFID tags. Based on our results, both fabrication time and amount of conductive yarn used in fabrication of a dipole antenna can be saved by selecting dense or parse stitching for different regions of the antenna, or by sewing only the antenna borderline. Moreover, we fabricated the antenna-IC interconnection by sewing through the pads of the fixture carrying the IC during the antenna fabrication. Our wearable prototype tag showed excellent wireless performance, and was detectable at distances of 6 and 2 meters, in air and on the human body, respectively.",
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