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Temporary On-Skin Passive UHF RFID Transfer Tag

Ziai, Mohamed A., Batchelor, John C. (2011) Temporary On-Skin Passive UHF RFID Transfer Tag. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 59 (10). pp. 3565-3571. ISSN 0018-926X. (doi:10.1109/TAP.2011.2163789) (KAR id:28363)

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A passive UHF RFID tag design is presented in the form of a transfer patch similar to a temporary tattoo that is mountable directly onto the skin surface. The transfer tag is suitable for monitoring of people over time in mission critical and secure environments. The antenna reactance is first calculated to conjugate match the measured RFID chip reactance and then full wave simulation is used to design the tag with good performance on a human flesh model. Finally the tag read range is measured on different parts of a volunteer’s body and compared to simulated read range values for the entire RFID bands.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/TAP.2011.2163789
Uncontrolled keywords: Body centric communications, conducting ink, RFID
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics > TK7871.6 Antennas and waveguides
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: John Batchelor
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 14:52 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:06 UTC
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