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Dual-Band CPW-Fed Transparent Antenna for Active RFID Tags

Malek, M. A. and Hakimi, Shayan and Abdul Rahim, Sharul Kamal and Evizal, Abdul Kadir (2015) Dual-Band CPW-Fed Transparent Antenna for Active RFID Tags. Ieee Antens And Wireless Propagation Letters, 14 . pp. 919-922. ISSN 1536-1225

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LAWP.2014.2387157

Abstract

A dual-band coplanar-waveguide (CPW)-fed transparent antenna for active radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags working at 2.45 GHz and 5.8 GHz is proposed. AgHT-8 thin film, includes the silver-coated polyester as the conductive layer, and polyethylene terephthalate as the substrate, is used to design and fabricate the antenna with high transparency of above 80%, which is sufficient to provide the ability to laminate the surface of the tag devices with little chance of detection. The overall dimension size of the proposed design is 36 × 39 × 0.175mm3. The measured bandwidth of 59.34% (1.6 to 2.95 GHz) and 16.95% (5.4 to 6.4 GHz) is achieved for the lower band and the upper band, respectively. The proposed antenna has considerably less thickness and a lighter structure compared with the nontransparent designs.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:AgHT-8, coplanar-waveguide (CPW) fed, dual band, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), transparent
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:58336
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:31 May 2017 10:41

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