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AN INDUCTIVE SELF-COMPLEMENTARY HILBERT-CURVE ANTENN FOR UHF RFID BROADBAND AND CIRCULAR POLARIZATION TAGS

By J.-C. Liu, B.-H. Zeng, I. Chen, C.-C. Chang, and D.-C. Chang

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Abstract:
A novel fractal tag antenna constructed with Hilbert-curve and self-complementary configuration is proposed for UHF RFID applications. The main aim of this paper is to merge the meander line and meandered-slot structure of the RFID tag antenna in order to obtain a good performance of compact, broadband, circular polarization and conjugate impedance matching. The tunable inductive and broadband (-10 dB BW = 115 MHz) characteristics of frequency responses and directivity (1.62 dBi) as well as circular polarization (-3dB AR BW = 315 MHz) of radiation patterns for 900 MHz are studied and presented.

Citation:
J.-C. Liu, B.-H. Zeng, I. Chen, C.-C. Chang, and D.-C. Chang, "An Inductive Self-Complementary Hilbert-Curve Antenn for UHF RFID Broadband and Circular Polarization Tags," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 16, 433-443, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERB09072103

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