Fully Printed Flexible Single-Chip RFID Tag with Light Detection Capabilities
AbstractA printed passive radiofrequency identification (RFID) tag in the ultra-high frequency band for light and temperature monitoring is presented. The whole tag has been manufactured by printing techniques on a flexible substrate. Antenna and interconnects are realized with silver nanoparticles via inkjet printing. A sprayed photodetector performs the light monitoring, whereas temperature measurement comes from an in-built sensor in the silicon RFID chip. One of the advantages of this system is the digital read-out and transmission of the sensors information on the RFID tag that ensures reliability. Furthermore, the use of printing techniques allows large-scale manufacturing and the direct fabrication of the tag on the desired surface. This work proves for the first time the feasibility of the embedment of large-scale organic photodetectors onto inkjet printed RFID tags. Here, we solve the problem of integration of different manufacturing techniques to develop an optimal final sensor system. View Full-Text
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Falco, A.; Salmerón, J.F.; Loghin, F.C.; Lugli, P.; Rivadeneyra, A. Fully Printed Flexible Single-Chip RFID Tag with Light Detection Capabilities. Sensors 2017, 17, 534.
Falco A, Salmerón JF, Loghin FC, Lugli P, Rivadeneyra A. Fully Printed Flexible Single-Chip RFID Tag with Light Detection Capabilities. Sensors. 2017; 17(3):534.Chicago/Turabian Style
Falco, Aniello; Salmerón, Jose F.; Loghin, Florin C.; Lugli, Paolo; Rivadeneyra, Almudena. 2017. "Fully Printed Flexible Single-Chip RFID Tag with Light Detection Capabilities." Sensors 17, no. 3: 534.