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The Possibilities of Graphene-Based Passive RFID Tags in High humidity Conditions

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science meeting
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-2886-3
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …

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ISSN (Electronic)1947-1491


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


In this paper, we study the wireless response and reliability of graphene-based passive UHF RFID tags in high humidity conditions. The functional graphene ink is deposited directly on cardboard substrate to fabricate the RFID tag and the tag performance is evaluated through wireless tag measurements before and after high humidity conditions. Initially the peak read range of the tag is about 2.7 meters, which increases to 3.2 meters in high humidity conditions. Additionally, after drying, the performance of the tag returns back to normal. The results show that this low-cost and eco-friendly graphene RFID tag has a remarkable and unique response to moisture and has a strong potential to be used in future humidity sensor applications.

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