A notched hand wearable ultra wideband w printed monopole antenna for sporting activities

2012-06-27T15:31:32Z (GMT) by Lei Ma Robert Edwards William Whittow
This paper proposes a flexible wearable ultra-wideband antenna suitable for 802.15.3a WPAN applications. The design contains a notch at 5.2GHz for HIPERLAN compatibility. A novel neoprene© substrate is introduced in this paper. Measured results are included for “Antenna on skin” and “Antenna on a hand glove” for return loss and far-field patterns.