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Optimization of integrated antennas for wireless sensor networks
Author(s): Alessandro Gandelli; Marco Mussetta; Paola Pirinoli; Riccardo E. Zich
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Paper Abstract

Sensor networks constitute a field of research which combines many challenges of modern computer science, wireless communication and mobile computing. The resource limitations of a sensor network, especially in terms of energy, require an integrated approach for the different layers of communication. In particular, this work aims to present an overview of the benefits and of the most recent advances in antenna technologies, investigating the possibility of integrating these solutions in a large distributed wireless sensor network for the extensive monitoring of the natural environment. An integrated design technique of the wireless device, built with printed patches on a dielectric substrates is here presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5649, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II, (28 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582370
Show Author Affiliations
Alessandro Gandelli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Marco Mussetta, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Paola Pirinoli, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Riccardo E. Zich, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5649:
Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II
Said F. Al-Sarawi, Editor(s)

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