RFID localization using special antenna technique

Laker, Darrell and Hassan, Galal and Dobson, Russel and Wu, Ruiheng (2018) RFID localization using special antenna technique. International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Applications, 5 (1). ISSN 1745-3216

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Abstract

In this paper, an RFID localisation method using a special antenna technique is presented. By using an active RFID system with an external dipole antenna the angle and the distance from the antenna to the RFID tag can be found based on the principle of null steering. The new localisation method has been demonstrated by using UHF RFID technology operated at 868 MHz and 434 MHz. The measurement results shown that, compared with other techniques, this method has a number of advantages such as simple design, easy to implement, low cost and high reliability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: RFID, active reader and tag, outdoor localisation, dipole antenna, antenna array, null steering
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
H900 Others in Engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
REF UoA Output Collections > REF 2021 UoA12: Engineering
Depositing User: Euan Scott
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2019 15:58
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2019 15:58
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6955

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