Small Size Wearable Button Antenna

Sanz-Izquierdo, B. and Huang, F. and Batchelor, J.C. (2006) Small Size Wearable Button Antenna. In: European Conference on Antennas and Propagation EuCAP06, 2006 November, Nice, France. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EUCAP.2006.4584568

Abstract

A novel small size wearable antenna for WLAN applications is proposed in this paper. The antenna structure is based on a previous development and achieves lower size by implementing different miniaturization techniques. The radiating structure has the shape and dimensions of a standard denim jeans button and is made up of a button shaped cylindrical structure and a top metal disc connected to the ground plane. The antenna is also filled by a dielectric material and an extra shorting via connects the two top parallel plates. The structure and dimensions achieved are those of a standard metal button with greater deal of camouflage and rigidness than previous wearable antenna developments. The proposed wearable antenna is designed for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz with an omni-directional pattern required for transmission with other wearable devices located across the body.

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: Yiqing Liang
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2009 16:05
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:38
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9993 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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