Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Radiation Pattern of an UWB Wearable Antenna: A Preliminary Study

Published

Author(s)

Wen-Bin Yang, Kamran Sayrafian

Abstract

Inhomogeneity of the propagation medium in body area networks could have a great impact on the sensor node's antenna characteristics. This in turn could affect the quality of the communication links unless the impact of the human body has been properly considered during the design phase of the antenna. In this paper, we investigate the impact of the antenna's placement and its distance from the body surface on its radiation pattern. It is shown that the antenna placement could affect the in-body radiation pattern of the antenna.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Body Area Networks
Conference Dates
September 24-26, 2012
Conference Location
Oslo, NO
Conference Title
7th International Conference on Body Area Networks

Keywords

Antenna radiation pattern, Body area networks

Citation

Yang, W. and Sayrafian, K. (2012), Radiation Pattern of an UWB Wearable Antenna: A Preliminary Study, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Body Area Networks , Oslo, NO, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=912111 (Accessed June 20, 2024)

Issues

If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created September 23, 2012, Updated October 12, 2021