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Implementation of Sensor RFID: Carrying Sensor Information in the Modulation Frequency

Md. Mazidul Islam, Kimmo Rasilainen, Ville Viikari
2015 IEEE transactions on microwave theory and techniques  
In this approach, sensor information is carried through the modulation frequency of RFID .  ...  Furthermore, the operation of the sensor radio-frequency (RF) parts and oscillator are described analytically, and the equations are verified by simulations and measurements.  ...  Therefore, a long read-out distance of UHF RFID sensor tags necessitates an on-board battery or other energy source. Examples of RFIDs equipped with analog sensors are presented in [10] − [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmtt.2015.2446476 fatcat:kesabm3kmzetzbvvsrzmfscucu

Analysis and exploitation of harmonics in wireless power transfer (H-WPT): passive UHF RFID case

Gianfranco Andia Vera, Yvan Duroc, Smail Tedjini
2014 Wireless Power Transfer  
A dual-band RFID tag is designed to increase the backscattered harmonic level in the tag-to-reader link.  ...  This paper discusses novel methodologies for the characterization of harmonic signals generated by wireless powered devices, i.e. passive ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID  ...  The first one is based on radiated measurements performed over complete RFID tags, the second one is based on conducted measurements performed directly over RFID chips.  ... 
doi:10.1017/wpt.2014.11 fatcat:p7qdq3pjrvgbndsmeqknnyo46e

Architecture Characteristics and Technical Trends of UHF RFID Temperature Sensor Chip

Guofeng Zhang, Dehua Wu, Jingdun Jia, Wanlin Gao, Qiang Cai, Wan'ang Xiao, Lina Yu, Sha Tao, Qi Chu
2018 Active and Passive Electronic Components  
The architecture, power consumption, temperature measurement range, accuracy, and communication distance are key indicators of the performance of UHF RFID temperature sensor chip (RID-TSC).  ...  The integration of temperature sensor (TS) and UHF RFID technology has attracted wide attention theoretically and experimentally.  ...  On this basis, the overall architecture of UHF RFID-TSC is given.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/9343241 fatcat:vglxece5njfhhn6h4h37hanvue

An overview of passive RFID

Vipul Chawla, Dong Ha
2007 IEEE Communications Magazine  
This article discusses the basics of passive RFID technologies, with an emphasis on tags, for general readers and entrylevel practitioners.  ...  Following a brief history of RFID, it describes the types of tags and their operation, and regulations and frequency ranges.  ...  Various low-power sensors have been investigated for integration with RFID. ENERGY SCAVENGING Scavenging enables passive tags to assume the benefits of active tags.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2007.4342873 fatcat:lgfpqw64g5aixop3neas4zs4nu

Inkjet-Printed Humidity Sensor for Passive UHF RFID Systems

Juha Virtanen, Leena Ukkonen, Toni Bjorninen, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Lauri Sydänheimo
2011 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
However, to our best knowledge, the humidity sensor presented in this paper is one of the first passive UHF RFID humidity sensor tags fabricated using inkjet technology.  ...  This paper describes the structure and operation principle of the sensor tag as well as discusses the method of performing humidity measurements in practice.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Dr. T. Joutsenoja and Dr. K. Kaija for their help in manufacturing the printed sensor tags. The authors would also like to thank A. A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2011.2130070 fatcat:7wkzovorkrarfn36b5fusylsrq

NFC Sensors Based on Energy Harvesting for IoT Applications [chapter]

Antonio Lazaro, Marti Boada, Ramon Villarino, David Girbau
2019 Wireless Energy Transfer Technology [Working Title]  
This technique consists of the subtraction of the background from the measurements using a previous saved measurement without the presence of the tag.  ...  The Feature Chipless RFID NFC UHF RFID BLE Communication method  ...  The absence of battery, or its long lifetime in the case of BAP tags, is another valuable feature of the RFID technology. Depending on the read range required, NFC or UHF can be used.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.89283 fatcat:vncvcfijsjgqfat2dadxhmzj3y

Graphene Oxide Dielectric Permittivity at GHz and Its Applications for Wireless Humidity Sensing

Xianjun Huang, Ting Leng, Thanasis Georgiou, Jijo Abraham, Rahul Raveendran Nair, Kostya S. Novoselov, Zhirun Hu
2018 Scientific Reports  
The resonance frequency as well as the backscattering phase of such GO/graphene antenna become sensitive to the surrounding humidity and can be detected by the RFID reader.  ...  This enables battery-free wireless monitoring of the local humidity with digital identification attached to any location or item and paves the way for low-cost efficient sensors for Internet of Things  ...  We are grateful to BGTM Ltd for printing the graphene antenna patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16886-1 pmid:29311598 pmcid:PMC5758609 fatcat:3vfb5eailredzfmwtdvo5denoe

Soft Wireless Battery-free UHF RFID Stretchable Sensor based on Microfluidic Technology

Kewen Pan, Lijun Teng, Leng Ting, Zhou Xinyao, Adam A. Stokes, Zhirun Hu
2019 IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification  
The proposed RFID sensor has high sensitivity and is able to be stretched to 160% of its original size. Moreover, the sensor is completely wireless powered and battery-free.  ...  In this work, we present a compact soft wireless battery-free RFID stretchable sensor based on microfluidic technology.  ...  Finally, a prototype of RFID stretching sensor enabled soft pneumatic actuator has been fabricated and demonstrated, illustrating the potential applications of the reported soft wireless battery-free UHF  ... 
doi:10.1109/jrfid.2019.2912959 fatcat:vfzqytof2rcv3pjwzkzvjxd4iy

Multiport Circular Polarized RFID-Tag Antenna for UHF Sensor Applications

Jamal Zaid, Abdulhadi Abdulhadi, Arun Kesavan, Yassin Belaizi, Tayeb Denidni
2017 Sensors  
Its reader can read the RFID chips at any orientation of the tag due to the CP. The measured reading range is about 25 m with mismatch polarization.  ...  A circular polarized patch antenna for UHF RFID tag-based sensor applications is presented, with the circular polarization (CP) generated by a new antenna shape, an asymmetric stars shaped slotted microstrip  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Sensors 2017, 17, 1576  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17071576 pmid:28678178 pmcid:PMC5539847 fatcat:z7hv3m4rareozcnsmuk4k4bowy

Wireless Passive Ultra High Frequency RFID Antenna Sensor for Surface Crack Monitoring and Quantitative Analysis

Jun Zhang, Bei Huang, Gary Zhang, Gui Tian
2018 Sensors  
Since the sensing information is extracted from EM signature of antenna sensors through backscattering communication in the UHF RFID band, the RFID sensing system is quite susceptible to interferences  ...  In addition, the length and orientation of the crack can be detected using a 2D grid of conventional dipole tags in the UHF band with a commercialized RFID reader [25] .  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18072130 pmid:29970807 pmcid:PMC6068688 fatcat:7ulvkh6fqjdxfj553d2gsmu4xq

Inkjet Printed, Self Powered, Wireless Sensors for Environmental, Gas, and Authentication-Based Sensing

Rushi Vyas, Vasileios Lakafosis, Hoseon Lee, George Shaker, Li Yang, Giulia Orecchini, Anya Traille, Manos M. Tentzeris, Luca Roselli
2011 IEEE Sensors Journal  
In this paper, inkjet-printed flexible sensors fabricated on paper substrates are introduced as a system-level solution for ultra-low-cost mass production of UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags  ...  The authors briefly touch up the state-of-the-art area of fully integrated wireless sensor modules on paper and show several active and power scavenging platforms to power on wireless sensors that could  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the following sponsors for the presented research: the National Science Foundation (NSF), NEDO, and IFC.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsen.2011.2166996 fatcat:uovgwsbbcjax7co5dygg5oolue


Ju Wang, Omid Abari, Srinivasan Keshav
2018 Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking - MobiCom '18  
We believe our approach has the potential to open up the field of batteryless backscatter-based RFID sensing to the research community, making it an exciting area for future work. 1 We discuss a few representative  ...  This paper shows how even hobbyists can transform commodity RFID tags into sensors by physically altering ('hacking') them using COTS sensors, a pair of scissors, and clear adhesive tape.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank the shepherd and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback on this paper. We also thank Costin Ograda-Bratu for his help with the experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3241539.3241561 dblp:conf/mobicom/WangAK18 fatcat:fqxjmqku4fbcdfvx55pgfab4ue

Design of a battery-free wireless sensor node

R. D. Fernandes, N. B. Carvalho, J. N. Matos
2011 2011 IEEE EUROCON - International Conference on Computer as a Tool  
Keywords RF energy harvesting; electromagnetic energy harvesting; wireless sensor networks; RFID; backscatter modulation; RFID sensor networks; wireless passive sensor networks.  ...  Yet, almost all of them operate on batteries that normally deplete long before the predicted life span of basically all the other hardware components.  ...  P eirp = P erp G λ/2 = P in G (1.3) Backscattering modulation technique Backscatter modulators are currently very important in RFID, since they enable tags to send data to readers at little energy expense  ... 
doi:10.1109/eurocon.2011.5929271 dblp:conf/eurocon/FernandesCM11 fatcat:o4vlwktzs5djdjtgqnuflnkcga

Wirelessly-Charged UHF Tags for Sensor Data Collection

Daniel J. Yeager, Pauline S. Powledge, Richa Prasad, David Wetherall, Joshua R. Smith
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on RFID  
We present the WISP Passive Data Logger (PDL), an RFID sensor data logging platform that relies on a new, wirelessly-charged power model.  ...  A PDL has no battery yet (unlike a passive sensor tag) is able to collect data while away from an RFID reader.  ...  Our prototype WISP-PDL extends our prior work on WISP (a passive, sensor-enabled UHF tag) by adding energy storage and away-from-reader operation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rfid.2008.4519381 fatcat:4wg5gzzmqvaulcyrzrdeo6uz54

Wearable Metasurface-Enabled Quasi-Yagi Antenna for UHF RFID Reader with End-Fire Radiation along the Forearm

Shahbaz Ahmed, Duc Le, Lauri Sydanheimo, Leena Ukkonen, Toni Bjorninen
2021 IEEE Access  
We present a quasi-Yagi antenna mounted on a periodic surface for a wearable UHF RFID reader operating in the UHF RFID frequency band centered at 915 MHz.  ...  In the wireless testing, the quasi-Yagi antenna provided the read range of 3.8 m for a typical UHF RFID tag having 0 dBi gain when the reader's output power was 32 dBm that corresponds with EIRP = 0.56  ...  For the characterization of fully assembled UHF RFID tags, the system enables the recording of the lowest continuous-wave output power (threshold power: P th ) of the reader for which the tag under test  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3078239 fatcat:tcip3m4slnffjgg4ryyaq5tgwy
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