Array Antennas Comprised of Tetragons for RFID Applications

The location estimation capability of a RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) technology is useful for indoor navigation systems on mobile robots. In this paper, the authors study a simple and small structural antenna at 2.5GHz band that can reduce the beam when installed on a mobile robot. An antenna with small occupation volume by a mechanical rotation is assumed. They used electromagnetic field simulation and experimental results to design a simple structural antenna. Their design culminates in two antennas comprised of Tetragon elements formed with wires. One is called Tetra-4 and is an antenna which has a lateral arrangement of four tetragons.

Provided by: Science Publishing Group Topic: Mobility Date Added: Feb 2015 Format: PDF

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