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RFID Label Tag Design for Metallic Surface Environments
Department of Electronic Engineering, Dongguk University, 3-26, Pil-dong, Joong-gu, Seoul, Korea
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Received: 3 November 2010; in revised form: 9 December 2010 / Accepted: 6 January 2011 / Published: 17 January 2011
Abstract: This paper describes a metal mount RFID tag that works reliably on metallic surfaces. The method proposes the use of commercial label type RFID tags with 2.5 mm thick Styrofoam103.7 with a relative permittivity of 1.03 attached on the back of the tag. In order to verify the performance of the proposed method, we performed experiments on an electric transformer supply chain system. The experimental results showed that the proposed tags can communicate with readers from a distance of 2 m. The recognition rates are comparable to those of commercial metallic mountable tags.
Keywords: RFID tag; metallic surface; supply chain; electric transformers
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Park, C.R.; Eom, K.H. RFID Label Tag Design for Metallic Surface Environments. Sensors 2011, 11, 938-948.
Park CR, Eom KH. RFID Label Tag Design for Metallic Surface Environments. Sensors. 2011; 11(1):938-948.
Park, Chong Ryol; Eom, Ki Hwan. 2011. "RFID Label Tag Design for Metallic Surface Environments." Sensors 11, no. 1: 938-948.