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Embroidered antennas and antenna-electronics interfaces for wearable RFID tags

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Yksityiskohdat

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
OtsikkoIMWS-AMP 2017 International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes
KustantajaIEEE
Sivumäärä3
ISBN (painettu)978-1-5386-0480-9
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 20 syyskuuta 2017
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa
TapahtumaIEEE International Microwave Workshop Series on RF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications -
Kesto: 1 tammikuuta 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Microwave Workshop Series on RF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications
Ajanjakso1/01/14 → …

Tiivistelmä

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.