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COMPACT MICROSTRIP ANTENNA FOR RFID APPLICATIONS

By G. Monti, L. Catarinucci, and L. Tarricone

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Abstract:
This work presents a planar antenna for Ultra-High-Frequency (UHF) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags to be applied on metallic surfaces. The proposed radiating structure consists of a short-circuited patch antenna designed with a fractal geometry, resulting in a very compact and cost effective Tag. Showing a very good platform tolerance, such a Tag is also suitable for application on different kinds of materials (metal, glass, etc.).

Citation:
G. Monti, L. Catarinucci, and L. Tarricone, "Compact Microstrip Antenna for RFID Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 8, 191-199, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERL09042803

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