Body Channel Characterisation using Dual Band utton Antennas

Miller, J.A. and Batchelor, John C. (2009) Body Channel Characterisation using Dual Band utton Antennas. In: 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE, EuCAP 2009, 23-27 March 2009, Berlin. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

In this paper it is shown that creeeping waves cause for transmission around the human body using a Metallic Button Antenna. This study indicates that the human body can actually enhance received power over that of free space. A small, unobtrusive, dual-band antenna is used in the measurement and characterisation of On-body communication channels. Measurements are performed on a human subject and a free space phantom model with the effects of the body on the communication channel being discussed.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7871.6 Antennas and waveguides
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 13:02
Last Modified: 08 May 2014 13:03
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23312 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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