Design of a miniaturized meandered line antenna for UHF RFID Tags

Robel, M, Islam, M, Rowe, W, Kibria, S, Singh, M and Misran, N 2016, 'Design of a miniaturized meandered line antenna for UHF RFID Tags', PL o S One, vol. 11, no. 8, e0161293, pp. 1-14.


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Title Design of a miniaturized meandered line antenna for UHF RFID Tags
Author(s) Robel, M
Islam, M
Rowe, W
Kibria, S
Singh, M
Misran, N
Year 2016
Journal name PL o S One
Volume number 11
Issue number 8
Article Number e0161293
Start page 1
End page 14
Total pages 14
Publisher Public Library of Science
Abstract A semi-circle looped vertically omnidirectional radiation (VOR) patterned tag antenna for UHF (919-923 MHz for Malaysia) frequency is designed to overcome the impedance mismatch issue in this paper. Two impedance matching feeding strips are used in the antenna structure to tune the input impedance of the antenna. Two dipole shaped meandered lines are used to achieve a VOR pattern. The proposed antenna is designed for 23-j224 Ω chip impedance. The antenna is suitable for 'place and tag' application. A small size of 77.68×35.5 mm2 is achieved for a read range performance of 8.3 meters using Malaysia regulated maximum power transfer of 2.0 W effective radiated power (ERP).
Subject Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified
Antennas and Propagation
DOI - identifier 10.1371/journal.pone.0161293
Copyright notice © 2016 Rokunuzzaman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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