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By M. I. Ahmed, M. F. Ahmed, and A.-E. H. Shaalan

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In this paper, a novel multiband wearable fractal antenna which suitable for GPS, WiMax and WiFi (Bluetooth) applications is presented. This antenna is designed to operate at four resonance frequencies are 1.57, 2.7, 3.4 and 5.3 GHz. The proposed wearable antenna may be attached to human body, so the specific absorption ratio (SAR) must be calculated. Therefore, another design to reduce SAR value with a spiral metamaterial meandered in the ground plane is introduced. In addition, a wearable fractal antenna system integrated on a life jacket is also presented.

M. I. Ahmed, M. F. Ahmed, and A.-E. H. Shaalan, "SAR Calculations of Novel Wearable Fractal Antenna on Metamaterial Cell for Search and Rescue Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 53, 99-110, 2017.

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