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

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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.).

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

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