Experimental investigation of non-line-of-sight channels in an intra-body network at 2.38 GHz

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dc.contributor.author El-Saboni, Yomna
dc.contributor.author Zelenchuk, Dmitry E.
dc.contributor.author Conway, Gareth A.
dc.contributor.author Scanlon, William G.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-14T14:32:35Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-14T14:32:35Z
dc.date.issued 2019-03
dc.identifier.citation El-Saboni, Y., Zelenchuk, D. E., Conway, G. A. and Scanlon, W. G. (2019) 'Experimental Investigation of Non-Line-of-Sight Channels in an Intra-Body Network at 2.38 GHz'. 2019 International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT), Miami, FL, USA, 3-6 March, pp. 67-69. doi: 10.1109/IWAT.2019.8730634 en
dc.identifier.startpage 67 en
dc.identifier.endpage 69 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5386-8269-2
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5386-8270-8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/8321
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/IWAT.2019.8730634 en
dc.description.abstract The characteristics of the intra-body propagation channel between implanted antennas are highly application dependent. Measurements of the forward path gain between identical implant antennas within two multi-layered tissue mimicking liquid phantoms were used to investigate the nature of the intra-body channel at 2.38 GHz. One of the antennas was held in fixed locations in the phantoms and a robotic positioner with millimeter accuracy was used to vary the second antenna's position. The results show that the shortest line-of-sight path is not always dominant and depending on the particular geometry of material layers and their dielectric properties other propagation paths may also be important. This highlights the importance of careful system design in intra-body networks as the link budget between implanted nodes may need to consider alternative propagating paths, depending on the application scenario. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
dc.relation.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8730634
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dc.subject Biological tissues en
dc.subject Biomedical measurement en
dc.subject Body area networks en
dc.subject Medical robotics en
dc.subject Phantoms en
dc.subject Prosthetics en
dc.subject Nonline-of-sight channels en
dc.subject Forward path gain en
dc.subject Multilayered tissue mimicking liquid phantoms en
dc.subject Implanted nodes en
dc.subject Implant antennas en
dc.subject Dielectric properties en
dc.subject Intrabody propagation channel en
dc.subject Intrabody network en
dc.subject Robotic positioner en
dc.subject Frequency 2.38 GHz en
dc.subject Antennas en
dc.subject Antenna measurements en
dc.subject Fats en
dc.subject Liquids en
dc.subject Wireless communication en
dc.subject Gain measurement en
dc.subject Implant en
dc.subject Antenna en
dc.subject Propagation en
dc.subject Biomedical en
dc.subject Intra-body network en
dc.title Experimental investigation of non-line-of-sight channels in an intra-body network at 2.38 GHz en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother William Scanlon, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: william.scanlon@tyndall.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-08-14T14:28:14Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Miami, FL, USA en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress william.scanlon@tyndall.ie en

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