DUAL WIDE BAND IMPLANTABLE ANTENNA FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Author(s) : Teenu Paul

Volume & Issue : VOLUME 2 / 2017 , ISSUE 1

Page(s) : 92-95


Abstract

The main objective of this design is to depict a small-sized, dual-wideband implantable antenna operating in the Medical Device Radio communications Service (MedRadio) (401–406 MHz) and Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) (2.4–2.48 GHz) bands. The proposed antenna has a 71.6% reduction in size with respect to the previous similar dual-band implantable antenna. The measured -10dB bandwidths are 56% (278 MHz) for the MedRadio and 33% (870 MHz) for the ISM bands, respectively. The antenna is in vitro tested in a tissue-mimicking gel approximating the electrical properties of human skin tissue.



Keywords

Implantable antenna, Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) band, Medical Device Radio communications Service (Med- Radio) band.

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