Power transmission gain measurements of integrated antenna pairs in indoor and outdoor environments

Jau-Jr/jau Jr/jau Lin, Xiaoling Guo, Ran Li, Joe E. Brewer, Kenneth K. O

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Abstract

The integrated antenna pair gains (G a's), as a function of separations in several indoor and outdoor environments for communication over air at antenna heights above ground ranging between 4.5 cm to 85 cm, were reported. All antennas were fabricated using a single aluminum layer on a 3-μm thick oxide layer on 20-ω-cm silicon substrates with no passivation. Two mobile wafer probe stands have been constructed using Delrin which is a type of plastic, to evaluate characteristics of integrated antennas as a function of separations in realistic environments. A monolithically integrated true single chip radio (μNode) which incorporates a transceiver, a digital processor, a sensor and a power source was proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1611-1614
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Oct 4
EventIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium 2004 Digest held in Conjunction with: USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: 2004 Jun 202004 Jun 25

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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