OJAPr  Vol.5 No.3 , September 2017
Investigation and Comparison of 2.4 GHz Wearable Antennas on Three Textile Substrates and Its Performance Characteristics
ABSTRACT
In this paper, two different methods were used for investigating the RF characteristics of three types of textile materials. Goch, Jeans and Leather substrates were studied. A microstrip ring resonator method and DAK (Dielectric Assessment Kit) method were used. Bluetooth antennas were designed and fabricated using these substrates. The results were compared for the two methods. The bending effect of these antennas on its impedance characteristics due to human body movements was also studied. Finally, all antennas were simulated by CST simulator version 2016, fabricated using folded cupper and measured by Agilent 8719ES VNA. The measured results agree well with the simulated results.
Cite this paper
Ahmed, M. , Ahmed, M. and Shaalan, A. (2017) Investigation and Comparison of 2.4 GHz Wearable Antennas on Three Textile Substrates and Its Performance Characteristics. Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 5, 110-120. doi: 10.4236/ojapr.2017.53009.
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