A 915 MHz wristwatch-integrated antenna for wireless health monitoring

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dc.contributor.author Kumar, Sanjeev
dc.contributor.author Buckley, John L.
dc.contributor.author Barton, John
dc.contributor.author Newberry, Robert
dc.contributor.author Dunlop, Gary
dc.contributor.author Rodencal, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Webster, Carlo
dc.contributor.author Pigeon, Melusine
dc.contributor.author Scanlon, William G.
dc.contributor.author O'Flynn, Brendan
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-24T11:46:30Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-24T11:46:30Z
dc.date.issued 2020-03
dc.identifier.citation Kumar, S., Buckley, J. L., Barton, J., Newberry, R., Dunlop, G., Rodencal, M., Webster, C., Pigeon, M., Scanlon, W. G. and O’Flynn, B. (2020)'A 915 MHz Wristwatch-Integrated Antenna for Wireless Health Monitoring'. EuCAP 2020, 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15-20 March. 2020. doi: 10.23919/EuCAP48036.2020.9135360 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 5 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-88-31299-00-8
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-7281-3712-4
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/10412
dc.identifier.doi 10.23919/EuCAP48036.2020.9135360 en
dc.description.abstract A compact 915 MHz antenna integrated within a wristwatch wireless sensor device is presented. The antenna is a variant of a planar inverted-F antenna (PIFA) and uses a dual-resonator configuration. The results of simulation and measurement are shown to be in good agreement with the antenna exhibiting desirable impedance and radiation characteristics together with low Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) performance. The antenna is fabricated using a low cost flexible printed circuit and is fully integrated into the watch device. Measurements on the prototype antenna show a -10 dB impedance bandwidth of 30 MHz, a peak realized gain of -4.9 dBi and a peak radiation efficiency of 15.9% at 915 MHz. The antenna also has a low SAR value of 0.003 W/kg making it suitable for a wide range of wrist-worn wireless applications. en
dc.description.sponsorship Enterprise Ireland and the IDA (Innovation Partnership Project No IP20170559); European Regional Development Fund (ERDF under Ireland’s European Structural and Investment Funds Programmes 2014-2020) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
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dc.subject Antenna radiation patterns en
dc.subject Patient monitoring en
dc.subject Planar inverted-F antennas en
dc.subject Printed circuit manufacture en
dc.subject Resonators en
dc.subject Watches en
dc.subject Wearable antennas en
dc.subject PIFA en
dc.subject Wristwatch wireless sensor device en
dc.subject Wristwatch-integrated antenna en
dc.subject Low specific absorption rate performance en
dc.subject Peak radiation efficiency en
dc.subject Watch device en
dc.subject Low cost flexible printed circuit en
dc.subject Radiation characteristics en
dc.subject Dual-resonator configuration en
dc.subject Planar inverted-F antenna en
dc.subject Compact antenna en
dc.subject Wireless health monitoring en
dc.subject Wrist-worn wireless applications en
dc.subject Low SAR value en
dc.subject Frequency 915.0 MHz en
dc.subject Bandwidth 30.0 MHz en
dc.subject Antenna en
dc.subject Wearable en
dc.subject Sub-GHz en
dc.subject Wristwatch-integration en
dc.subject Clinical-trials en
dc.title A 915 MHz wristwatch-integrated antenna for wireless health monitoring en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Brendan O'Flynn, Tyndall Microsystems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: brendan.oflynn@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2020-08-24T11:37:55Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 533971074
dc.contributor.funder Enterprise Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder IDA Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder European Regional Development Fund en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Copenhagen, Denmark en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress brendan.oflynn@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress sanjeev.kumar@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress john.barton@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress john.buckley@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress carlo.webster@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress melusine.pigeon@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress william.scanlon@tyndall.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/13/RC/2077/IE/CONNECT: The Centre for Future Networks & Communications/ en

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