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Title: Embroidered wearable antennas using conductive threads with different stitch spacings
Authors: Zhang, Shiyu
Chauraya, Alford
Whittow, W.G.
Seager, R.D.
Vardaxoglou, J.C.
Keywords: Conductive thread
Fabric antenna
Antenna gain measurement
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Loughborough University (© IEEE)
Citation: ZHANG, S. ... et al, 2012. Embroidered wearable antennas using conductive threads with different stitch spacings. 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference, Loughborough, UK, 12-13 November 2012, 4pp.
Abstract: This paper is focused on using conductive threads to design flexible antennas with textile features which means antennas can be embroidered directly into normal clothes. The fabric microstrip antennas are made from commercial conductive threads. The gain and efficiency of fabric antennas have been measured and compared with a reference copper patch antenna. Effects from different stitches geometries within the fabric antenna are discussed. The results demonstrate the feasibility of wearable antennas.
Description: This is a conference paper [© IEEE]. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11521
Publisher Link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
ISBN: 9781467322195
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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