Compact Folded Meander-Line Harmonic Tag Antenna for Insect Tracking

Arjun Kumar*, Anastasia Lavrenko

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Abstract

This work presents a novel single layer dual-band meander-line harmonic tag antenna implemented on a thin flexible substrate. The proposed prototype consists of folded asymmetric meander-line dipoles that are matched to a low-voltage Schottky diode to generate second harmonic frequency of 5.8 GHz when illuminated by a fundamental frequency of 2.9 GHz. The proposed tag achieves fractional bandwidth of 1.67% at 2.9 GHz with compact size of 0.14 x 0.12 of the wavelength. The proposed tag antenna has 2.09 dBi gain at 2.9 GHz and 1.38 dBi at 5.8 GHz.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2023 17th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-1-6654-7541-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2023
Event17th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2023 - Florence, Italy
Duration: 26 Mar 202331 Mar 2023
Conference number: 17
https://www.eucap2023.org/

Conference

Conference17th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2023
Abbreviated titleEuCAP 2023
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityFlorence
Period26/03/2331/03/23
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