Antennas And Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless by Peter S Hall, Yang Hao

By Peter S Hall, Yang Hao

Prepare for the tidal wave of "body centric" digital platforms that would take cellular communications and computing to new heights! This first-of-its-kind e-book can help engineers pave the best way with its definitive therapy of on-body antenna thought, layout and purposes. It coverers either the cutting-edge in present platforms including new advances resulting in clinical, own leisure, legislations enforcement, and army functions now in improvement.

This state-of-the-art source briefs engineers on key propagation matters after which dives into the nuts-and-bolts of antenna layout that offers the products. It covers on-body verbal exchange channels at microwave frequency and occasional frequency bands, in addition to extremely wideband structures for WPANs and WBANs. jam-packed with hands-on assistance from famous specialists, this quantity can be quintessential to all engineers considering designing, trying out, and enhancing body-centric verbal exchange structures.

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Other features of the phantom are summarized as follows: • • • • • Easy adjustment of dielectric properties; Easy manufacturing to arbitrary shape and multiple layers [22]; No necessity to use a container or shell; Cheap and easily obtained ingredients; Life expectancy of about one month with wrapping. 3 shows an example of the composition of a head-equivalent solid phantom [23]. Here, the dielectric properties are adjusted by the amount of polyethylene powder (relative permittivity) and the amount of sodium chloride (conductivity), respectively.

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