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2009-08-10

Triple-Band Printed Dipole Antenna for RFID

By Maisarah Abu and Mohamad Kamal Abd Rahim
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 9, 145-153, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIERC09070703

Abstract

In this paper, a triple-band printed dipole tag antenna is proposed for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). The triple-band printed dipole antenna is designed to operate at 0.92 GHz, 2.45 GHz and 5.8 GHz using Computer Simulation Technology (CST) software. In order to achieve triple-band operation, the proposed antenna contains two branch elements, which act as an additional resonator. The designed antenna is fabricated using Taconic RF-35 substrate with a dielectric constant (εr) of 3.5 and thickness (d) of 0.508 mm. The antenna's parameters for triple-band operation are investigated and discussed. Then, this fabricated antenna is integrated with a UHF microchip to become a passive UHF tag. This tag is tested by measuring the reading distance and it is found that the proposed tag can be used for RFID application.

Citation


Maisarah Abu and Mohamad Kamal Abd Rahim, "Triple-Band Printed Dipole Antenna for RFID," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 9, 145-153, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERC09070703
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=09070703

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