Design of Array Antenna for Body Area Network

  • Sarmistha Satrusallya
  • Shaktijeet Mahapatra
  • Mihir Narayan MohantyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 109)


In this paper, we present an array of 5-element antenna on a FR4-epoxy substrate. The antenna has small and thin profile and exhibits an impedance bandwidth of almost 1 GHz and a return loss of −31 dB centred around 3.6 GHz, and a gain of 3.85 dB. Each element is a square patch with a circular slot (Φ = 4 mm). The antenna is suitable for wearable devices and can find applications in body area network. With a gain of 3.85 dB, the antenna can also be used for off-body communication scenarios. The simplicity of design makes the antenna a convenient case for manufacturing and integration.


Antenna Body area network Gain Bandwidth 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarmistha Satrusallya
    • 1
  • Shaktijeet Mahapatra
    • 1
  • Mihir Narayan Mohanty
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of ECEITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)BhubaneswarIndia

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