Performance Characterization of Passive UHF RFID Tags

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In this chapter, we concentrate on performance characterization of passive ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. Energy harvesting properties of the tag and the significance of the backscattered signal strength and radar cross-section (RCS) of the tag are analyzed with two characterization examples. The presented examples are an analysis of the effects of dipole antenna width and an analysis of the impedance matching properties of a bow-tie tag antenna.


Backscatter Signal Performance Characterization Read Range Reading Distance Minimum Transmission Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics, Rauma Research UnitTampere University of TechnologyRaumaFinland

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