Sensor powering and low power read out electronics in RFID

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    Abstract

    Radio frequency identification has rapidly spread throughout the industry as a means to identify and track goods. In many cases, there's a need for measuring and logging of a physical quantity, e.g. temperature of a frozen food in the cold chain. However, as there's very limited power available for the RFID transponder, the integration of sensors is not a trivial task. In this presentation, the sensor powering and readout in RFID is discussed, especially in the case of passive and semipassive UHF RFID. First the the power transfer form the reader and backsacttering modulation are considered, as well as the power available for sensor readout. The fundamental trade-off between captured and scattered power is investigated. Second, different sensor readout electronics and strategies are compared to minimize power consumption. Third, examples of RFID sensor implementations are presented. The talk aspires to give a comprehensive glance at present UHF RFID sensors, and to illustrate the situations, where RFID sensors can and should be used.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    EventEnergy Challenges in RFIDs and Wireless Sensors Workshop: Held as part of European Microwave Week, EuMW 2010 - Paris, France
    Duration: 26 Sep 201026 Sep 2010

    Workshop

    WorkshopEnergy Challenges in RFIDs and Wireless Sensors Workshop
    CountryFrance
    CityParis
    Period26/09/1026/09/10

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    Radio frequency identification (RFID)
    Electronic equipment
    Sensors
    Transponders
    Electric power utilization
    Modulation
    Industry

    Keywords

    • Radio frequency identification
    • RFID
    • MMID
    • wireless sensors

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    Pursula, P. (2010). Sensor powering and low power read out electronics in RFID. Paper presented at Energy Challenges in RFIDs and Wireless Sensors Workshop, Paris, France.
    Pursula, Pekka. / Sensor powering and low power read out electronics in RFID. Paper presented at Energy Challenges in RFIDs and Wireless Sensors Workshop, Paris, France.
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