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By P. Prabavathi, S. S. Rani, and G. Meena

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A meandered line multi-resonator design is proposed for a chipless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag. The tag is equipped with a set of identical resonant elements and two orthogonally polarized monopole ultrawide band (M-UWB) antennas. The proposed multi-resonator design is realized on an FR-4 substrate (εr = 4.4; tanδ = 0.01) in a surface area of 13 x 17 mm2, occupying a coding density of 4.52 bits/cm2 by encoding 10 bits of data. The bit is encoded using absence/presence coding and frequency shift coding technique. The data can be read and transmitted from the multi-resonator structure through the orthogonally polarized M-UWB antennas operating in the frequency range of 2 GHz to 4.5 GHz. The span of the meandered line multi-resonator design is 13 mm x 17 mm. The tag is designed using ADS software and tested using vector network analyzer (VNA).

P. Prabavathi, S. S. Rani, and G. Meena, "Spectral Signature Based Chipless RFID Tag Loaded by Meandered Line Multi-Resonator," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 100, 121-131, 2020.

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