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Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies

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Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies. / Su, Wenjing; Cook, Benjamin S.; Tentzeris, Manos M.

2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 7228990.

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Su, W, Cook, BS & Tentzeris, MM 2015, Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies. julkaisussa 2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015., 7228990, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Lisbon, Portugali, 13/05/15.

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Su, W., Cook, B. S., & Tentzeris, M. M. (2015). Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies. teoksessa 2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015 [7228990] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

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Su W, Cook BS, Tentzeris MM. Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies. julkaisussa 2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7228990

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Su, Wenjing ; Cook, Benjamin S. ; Tentzeris, Manos M. / Low-cost microfluidics-enabled tunable loop antenna using inkjet-printing technologies. 2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015.

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abstract = "A low-cost and disposable loop antenna is proposed, which consists of a microfluidics-enabled tunable square loop and a microfluidics-enabled tunable balun to guarantee a similar radiation pattern over a reconfigurable 'liquid-controlled' frequency range. By inserting different fluids over partial sections of the loop and the balun, the proposed antenna can achieve a frequency range of 2.28 GHz for water filled channel to 2.45 GHz for empty channel. The proposed antenna is fabricated in a low-cost and non-cleanroom process by integrating inkjet-printing with laser-etching techniques. This antenna can be used as a fluid sensor for biomedical or chemical assay, as well as a tunable antenna for communication applications. The microfluidics-enabled tunable embedded balun can be applied independently as a wideband balun for various communication, sensing and biomonitoring applications.",
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