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Compact Metal Mountable UHF RFID Tag on a Barium Titanate Based Substrate

By Toni Björninen, Abdul Ali Babar, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydanheimo, Atef Elsherbeni, and Jani Kallioinen
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 26, 43-57, 2012


The development of a compact metal mountable Radio-Frequency IDentification (RFID) tag antenna on a ceramic substrate based on Barium Titanate is presented. The performance limitations and design trade-offs of metal mountable RFID tag antennas are reviewed and the favorable features of a high-permittivity antenna substrate for the development of antennas for metal mountable RFID tags are discussed. The simulation-based tag antenna design process is outlined and the measured read range of the developed metal mountable tag on conductive platforms of various sizes is presented.


Toni Björninen, Abdul Ali Babar, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydanheimo, Atef Elsherbeni, and Jani Kallioinen, "Compact Metal Mountable UHF RFID Tag on a Barium Titanate Based Substrate," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 26, 43-57, 2012.


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