Body-Worn Spiral Monopole Antenna for Body-Centric Communications

Nikolaj Peter Iversen Kammersgaard, Søren H. Kvist, Jesper Thaysen, Kaj Bjarne Jakobsen

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Abstract

A novel body-worn spiral monopole antenna is presented. The antenna consists of a ground plane and a spiral monopole. The antenna is designed for Ear-to-Ear (E2E) communication between In-the-Ear (ITE) Hearing Instruments (HIs) at 2.45 GHz and has been simulated, prototyped and measured. The antenna yields a measured and simulated Ear-to-Ear path gain at 2.45 GHz of -82.1 dB and -85.9 dB, respectively. The radiation pattern of the antenna when mounted in the ear is presented and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2015
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event2015 International Workshop on Antenna Technology - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 4 Mar 20156 Mar 2015

Conference

Conference2015 International Workshop on Antenna Technology
CountryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period04/03/201506/03/2015

Bibliographical note

Published in the electronic journal FERMAT - http://www.e-fermat.org It can be found in the "Multimedia"Section in Vol. 12, Nov-Dec 2015 issue of FERMAT.

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