A flexible inkjet printed inverted-F antenna on textile

Muhammad Akram Karimi, Atif Shamim

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Abstract

This is an era of wearable gadgets which demands flexible and wearer friendly wireless components. This paper presents a modified inverted-F antenna (IFA) which has seamlessly been integrated with the fabric through inkjet printing. Surface roughness of the textile has been reduced using a rapid UV curable flexible interface layer. Smooth interface layer helps achieving very fine features which may be required for complicated antenna and circuit traces.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Middle East Conference on Antennas and Propagation (MECAP)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISBN (Print)9781509054909
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 19 2016

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