National Physical Laboratory

Measurements of wearable antennas

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Published: 30 September 2010

Authors: Tian Hong Loh, Martin Alexander, David Knight, Ralf Mouthaan, Benjamin Loader

Related: Electromagnetics


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Methodologies for measuring the radiation emitted by new wearable antenna technology in T-shirts.

Wearable antennas could be the future of wireless technology, but there are concerns about power losses as the human body absorbs the emitted electromagnetic signals. This research tested a number of novel measurement techniques that could help the development of this exciting new technology, including measuring the radiation absorbed by a 'human dummy'.

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