Textile UWB antenna for on-body communications

M Klemm

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This paper presents UWB textile antenna designed for Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) applications [1]. Designed textile antenna offers a possibility of integration into clothing due to a small thickness (0.5mm) and flexibility. Measured return loss and radiation pattern characteristics of textile UWB antennas agree well with simulations. Moreover, measurements showed that this textile antenna has good transient performance when operating on the human body. In on-body communication scenario, transmitted pulses have similar duration (0.34¿0.43ns) for different distances between the antenna and body (2¿20mm).
Translated title of the contributionTextile UWB antenna for on-body communications
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFirst European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2006 (EuCAP 2006), Nice, France
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9789290929376
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006
Event1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - Nice, France
Duration: 1 Nov 2006 → …


Conference1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
Period1/11/06 → …

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  • UWB
  • Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN)


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