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Title: Placement insensitive antenna for RFID, sensing, and/or communication systems

Abstract

An antenna includes a ground plane having a slot. The slot may be miniaturized using a meandered slot structure or other appropriate reactive loading method as an end load to one or both ends of the slot. An edge treatment may be included on one or more edges of the ground plane or a closely spaced reflecting plane. The antenna is structured to transmit or receive a signal independently or in response to electromagnetic radiation.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1133961
Patent Number(s):
8746577
Application Number:
13/200,191
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01Q - ANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Bernhard, Jennifer T., and Ruyle, Jessica E. Placement insensitive antenna for RFID, sensing, and/or communication systems. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Bernhard, Jennifer T., & Ruyle, Jessica E. Placement insensitive antenna for RFID, sensing, and/or communication systems. United States.
Bernhard, Jennifer T., and Ruyle, Jessica E. Tue . "Placement insensitive antenna for RFID, sensing, and/or communication systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1133961.
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