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Title: Multi-mode radio frequency device

Abstract

A transponder device having multiple modes of operation, such as an active mode and a passive mode, wherein the modes of operation are selected in response to the strength of a received radio frequency signal. A communication system is also provided having a transceiver configured to transmit a radio frequency signal and to receive a responsive signal, and a transponder configured to operate in a plurality of modes and to activate modes of operation in response to the radio frequency signal. Ideally, each mode of operation is activated and deactivated independent of the other modes, although two or more modes may be concurrently operational.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Morgan Hill, CA
  2. Benton City, WA
  3. Kennewick, WA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
902761
Patent Number(s):
7,176,784
Application Number:
10/762,585
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute K1-53 (Richland, WA) BMI
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Gilbert, Ronald W, Carrender, Curtis Lee, Anderson, Gordon A, and Steele, Kerry D. Multi-mode radio frequency device. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Gilbert, Ronald W, Carrender, Curtis Lee, Anderson, Gordon A, & Steele, Kerry D. Multi-mode radio frequency device. United States.
Gilbert, Ronald W, Carrender, Curtis Lee, Anderson, Gordon A, and Steele, Kerry D. Tue . "Multi-mode radio frequency device". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/902761.
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