Implanted CPW Fed Monopole Antenna for Biomedical Applications

  • S. Ashok Kumar
  • T. Shanmuganantham
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 178)


In this paper, a novel implantable CPW fed monopole antenna mounted over human tissue is proposed for biomedical applications. The proposed antenna covers the ISM band of 2.4 GHz. The radiation parameters such as return loss, VSWR, Z-parameter, etc. are analyzed using the method of moments software (IE3D).The proposed antenna has substantial merits like low profile, miniaturization, return loss, & better impedance matching and lower over other implanted antennas.


Biomedical applications implantable antenna ISM band Method of Moments CPW Structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ashok Kumar
    • 1
  • T. Shanmuganantham
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics EngineeringPondicherry UniversityPondicherryIndia

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