By Topic

Development of a low cost printable humidity sensor for chipless RFID technology

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Amin, E.M. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Syst. Eng., Monash Univ., Clayton, VIC, Australia ; Karmakar, N.C.

In this paper, a low cost, printable chipless RFID humidity sensor is presented. The RFID sensor is based on planar stepped impedance resonator (SIR) structure. Humidity sensing mechanism is incorporated using dielectric change of commercially available Kapton HN polyamide. A prototype sensor is designed, fabricated and tested with standard experimental measurements. Results verify that the humidity sensitivity can be measured for both frequency and minimum power level difference. The proposed chipless RFID sensor platform has potential of integrating multiple sensing parameters for ubiquitous environment monitoring.

Published in:

RFID-Technologies and Applications (RFID-TA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

5-7 Nov. 2012