Conformability of a textile antenna for reception of digital television

DL Paul, Chathura Jayatissa, GS Hilton, CJ Railton

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Abstract

The paper explores the sensitivity of a wide band UHF textile antenna for reception of digital television and discusses the performance of the antenna when submitted to curvature or the presence of the body. Despite dimensions that are somewhat large for a human body, the study shows that the antenna performs well in curved situations, showing little change in return loss when crumpled, rolled, and worn on chest and arm. The antenna is also robust to changes in thickness and permittivity of the substrate, which is an advantage as the same design could potentially be directly applied to a range of textile materials with only minor modifications to the original design.
Translated title of the contributionConformability of a textile antenna for reception of digital television
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLoughborought Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC) 2010, Loughborough
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages225 - 228
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781424473045
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010
EventAntennas and Propagation Conference 2010 (LAPC) - Loughborough, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Nov 2010 → …

Conference

ConferenceAntennas and Propagation Conference 2010 (LAPC)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLoughborough
Period1/11/10 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference poster

Terms of use: Copyright © 2010 IEEE. Reprinted with permission, from - DL Paul, C Jayatissa, GS Hilton, CJ Railton; 'Conformability of a textile antenna for reception of digital television'; LAPC, November 2010.

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Keywords

  • textile antenna
  • conformal antenna

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