A flexible inkjet printed antenna for wearable electronics applications

Muhammad Akram Karimi, Atif Shamim

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Abstract

Wearable electronics has gained enormous attention since past few years because it is a promising technology to enhance the human experience. This paper shows a modified inverted-F antenna (IFA), inkjet printed directly on the fabric. A flexible and UV curable interface layer has been used to reduce the surface roughness of the fabric to realize the antenna on top of fabric with fine features. Flexibility tests of the prototype confirm the viability of the design for the wearable applications.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APSURSI)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1935-1936
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781509028863
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2 2016

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