Polarization of Unbalanced Antennas for Ear-to-Ear On-Body Communications at 2.45 GHz

Søren Helstrup Kvist, Jesper Thaysen, Kaj Bjarne Jakobsen

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    Abstract

    The impact of antenna polarization on the earto- ear transmission channel at 2.45 GHz is investigated. Two antenna configurations have been considered for monopole antennas operated on small ground planes that are placed next to the human head. The two setups provide different current distributions on the ground planes, which has a drastic impact on the antenna polarization. Their performances are compared in terms of maximum path gain (|S21|) and obtainable bandwidth of the antenna structures.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLoughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date2011
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-1016-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    Event2011 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference - Loughborough, United Kingdom
    Duration: 14 Nov 201115 Nov 2011
    http://www.ourglocal.com/event/?eventid=9509

    Conference

    Conference2011 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    CityLoughborough
    Period14/11/201115/11/2011
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    Keywords

    • Surface impedance
    • Gain
    • Surface waves
    • Antennas
    • Bandwidth

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