International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT)

ISSN: 2076-1449 (Print), ISSN: 2076-9539 (Online)

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IJWMT Vol.4, No.2, Mar. 2014

A Discussion of a 60GHz Meander Slot Antenna for an RFID TAG with Lumped Element

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Meander slot Antenna;RFID TAG;micro-RFID;Millimeter wave identification;Lumped element;readable range


In this paper, a novel approach to design an antenna for a transponder in radio frequency identification (RFID) is proposed. This approach is based on using a meander slot patch with a coplanar waveguide excitation (CPW). The RFID frequency chosen is the free 60 GHz band. The proposed circuit does not require complex package or bonding, thanks to the on-chip antenna, and it does not need battery. This technology is characterized by the low-cost, low-weight and low-area occupation. These particular specifications are important of this micro-RFID, especially if produced in large scale for the mass-market. Since the model of antennas in silicon technology is one of the main challenges, particularly for this proposal. The structure is simulated by using Computer Simulation Technology (CST). The antenna size is 1.95 * 1.99 mm2.This proposed antenna presents again which means a possibility to increase the readable range.

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Omrane NECIBI, Abdelhak FERCHICHI, Tan-phu VUONG, Ali GHARSALLAH,"A Discussion of a 60GHz Meander Slot Antenna for an RFID TAG with Lumped Element", IJWMT, vol.4, no.2, pp.1-11, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2014.02.01


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