On-body propagation performance with textile antennas at 867 MHz

Mervi Hirvonen, C. Bohme, D. Severac, M. Maman

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    Abstract

    In this paper, the on-body propagation performance measured totally wirelessly with 4-mm-thick and 50×50 mm size textile monopole antennas is presented. At a relatively low operating frequency 867 MHz, with small size, low gain textile antennas mean channel gain values from -47 to -56 dB including the antenna performances were recorded in various on-body propagation scenarios. The majority of the recorded links could be well described with the Nakagami distribution.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2195-2199
    Number of pages5
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
    Volume61
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • on-body propagation
    • textile antennas
    • wearable antennas
    • wirelss body area network (WBAN)

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