Comparison of Wearable Passive UHF RFID Tags based on Electro-Textile Dipole and Patch Antennas in Body-Worn Configurations

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)

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Author(s)

  • Xiaochen Chen
  • Bilal Waris
  • Leena Ukkonen
  • Toni Bjorninen
  • Johanna Virkki

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Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS)
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages204-206
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-3446-8
ISBN (Print)9781509034451
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2017

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Print)2164-2958
ISSN (Electronic)2164-2974

Conference

Title2017 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, RWS 2017
PlaceUnited States
CityPhoenix
Period15 - 18 January 2017

Abstract

We present the comparison of wearable passive UHF RFID tags based on dipole and patch antennas made of textile materials. The tags' wireless performance was evaluated when attached to the upper back of a test subject. Despite the fundamentally different structures and electromagnetic operation mechanisms of the antennas, both tags attained read ranges of several meters. In the optimized configuration, the patch tag achieved slightly higher performance, but was found to be more sensitive toward variable antenna-body separation.

Research Area(s)

  • dipole antenna, electro-textile, patch antenna, RFID, Wearable antenna

Citation Format(s)

Comparison of Wearable Passive UHF RFID Tags based on Electro-Textile Dipole and Patch Antennas in Body-Worn Configurations. / Wei, Zhigang; Liu, Aruhan; Chen, Xiaochen; Waris, Bilal; Ukkonen, Leena; Bjorninen, Toni; Virkki, Johanna.

2017 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS). IEEE Computer Society, 2017. p. 204-206 7885988.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)