Polymeric ferrite-loaded antennas for on-body communications

T. Alves 1 R. Augustine 1 P. Quéffélec 2 M. Grzeskowiak 1 B. Poussot 1 Jean-Marc Laheurte 1
2 Lab-STICC_UBO_MOM_MF
Lab-STICC - Laboratoire des sciences et techniques de l'information, de la communication et de la connaissance, UBO - Université de Brest
Abstract : Wearable antennas are integral part of body area networks (BANs). Antenna design for BAN applications is a challenging task since the antennas have to he small. efficient, and must not be affected by the wearer's body. This makes isolation of antenna a matter of importance. Ferrites form an opaque media for microwave at the 2.4-GHz ISM band and hence it could be used for the isolation of antenna from surroundings. Thin polymeric ferrite sheets are used to reduce body, influence in BAN perspective.
Keywords : Antennas Ferrites
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T. Alves, R. Augustine, P. Quéffélec, M. Grzeskowiak, B. Poussot, et al.. Polymeric ferrite-loaded antennas for on-body communications. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Wiley, 2009, 51, pp.2530-2533. ⟨10.1002/mop.24669⟩. ⟨hal-01122422⟩

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