Communication and Sensing Circuits on Cellulose
AbstractThis paper proposes a review of several circuits for communication and wireless sensing applications implemented on cellulose-based materials. These circuits have been developed during the last years exploiting the adhesive copper laminate method. Such a technique relies on a copper adhesive tape that is shaped by a photo-lithographic process and then transferred to the hosting substrate (i.e., paper) by means of a sacrificial layer. The presented circuits span from UHF oscillators to a mixer working at 24 GHz and constitute an almost complete set of building blocks that can be applied to a huge variety communication apparatuses. Each circuit is validated experimentally showing performance comparable with the state-of-the-art. This paper demonstrates that circuits on cellulose are capable of operating at record frequencies and that ultra- low cost, green i.e., recyclable and biodegradable) materials can be a viable solution to realize high frequency hardware for the upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) era. View Full-Text
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Alimenti, F.; Mariotti, C.; Palazzi, V.; Virili, M.; Orecchini, G.; Mezzanotte, P.; Roselli, L. Communication and Sensing Circuits on Cellulose. J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2015, 5, 151-164.
Alimenti F, Mariotti C, Palazzi V, Virili M, Orecchini G, Mezzanotte P, Roselli L. Communication and Sensing Circuits on Cellulose. Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications. 2015; 5(3):151-164.Chicago/Turabian Style
Alimenti, Federico; Mariotti, Chiara; Palazzi, Valentina; Virili, Marco; Orecchini, Giulia; Mezzanotte, Paolo; Roselli, Luca. 2015. "Communication and Sensing Circuits on Cellulose." J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 5, no. 3: 151-164.