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Chipless RFID Printing Technologies

Chipless RFID Printing Technologies

Copyright: 2024
Pages: 310
ISBN: 9781630819996
Coming Soon: Available 03/30/2024

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Chipless RFID Printing Technologies provides a comprehensive overview of advanced Chipless RFID communication, sensors, reader antennas, radar cross section and necessity of RFID printing technologies. The book describes sensing materials needed for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) printing, focusing on the design of the passive printable resonators, and the signal processing approach used to eliminate the inaccuracy in detection at the receiver. It walks readers through the additive production approaches and suitable substrates for low-cost mass manufacturing of digital gadgets, consisting of RFID tags such as, wireless sensors, conductive tags and readers, touchpads for keyboards, nand show programs.


Packed with numerous sensing strategies utilized in chipless RFID systems, the book introduces recent developments in the printing techniques of chipless RFID and their performances in conjunction with many one of a kind advanced features that are critical for low price chipless RFID device implementations. Broad coverage is given to printable tags for Biomedical and wearable applications, advanced RFID printing technologies, and full technical details about chipless RFID technology not found in other contemporary texts.


The book presents a unique view of the challenges and future direction of research essential for researchers and research facilities to explore further research in chipless RFID. Readers will understand the core principles and classical applications of RFID technologies, making it an invaluable reference for engineers working on RF and microwave engineering. This is also a great resource for researchers currently working in the area, as well as graduate students looking to gain knowledge on Radio Frequency Identification.

1 Introduction
1.1 Tracking Technologies
1.2 Barcoding and RFID
1.3 Chipless RFID
1.4 Radar Cross Section Principle
1.5 Chipless RFID Printing Technology
1.6 Applications of RFID Technology
1.7 Chapter Overview


2 Literature Review
2.1 Introduction to the chipless RFID
2.2 Chipless RFID resonators
2.3 RFID sensor classifications
2.4 Resonators in Chipless RFID System Performance Improvement
2.5 Metamaterial Inspired Advanced Chipless RFID
2.6 Smart Materials
2.7 A Typical Frequency Domain Reader for Transponder Detection
2.8 Challenges and Scope for Further Research
2.9 Summary


3 Smart Materials for Chipless RFID printing
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Smart Materials
3.3 Classification of Smart Materials for RF Sensing
3.4 Temperature-Sensing Materials
3.5 Humidity Sensing Materials
3.6 pH Sensing Materials
3.7 Gas Sensing Materials
3.8 Strain and Crack Sensing Materials
3.9 Light Sensing Materials
3.10 Graphene
3.11 Summary


4 Characterization of Smart Materials for printing
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Characterization of sensing Materials
4.3 X-Ray Diffraction
4.4 Raman Scattering Spectroscopy
4.5 Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer
4.6 Transmission Electron Microscopy
4.7 Scanning Electron Microscope
4.8 Atomic Force Microscopy
4.9 UV–Visible Spectrophotometers
4.10 Electrical Conductivity Measurement
4.11 Basic Microwave-Material Interaction Aspects
4.12 Analysis on Characterization of Smart Materials
4.13 Summary


5 Passive Printable Chipless RFID Tag for Biomedical Applications
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Design principle: Passive Resonator-based Tags
5.3 Geometry and designs
5.4 Experimental Assessment and Discussion
5.5 Current distribution patterns
5.6 Analysis of the Fabricated Prototypes
5.7 Comparison between Design 1 and Design 2
5.8 Chipless Tag Sensors for Non-Invasive Applications
5.9 Analysis of the Fabricated Prototype


6 Passive Printable Chipless RFID Tag for Body Area Network
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Modified Spiral Resonator-Based Chipless Sensor
6.3 Mathematical Formula of Spiral Resonator
6.4 Modified CSRR-based Chipless Resonator-1
6.5 Modified CSRR-Based Chipless Resonator-2
6.6 A High Bit Density Chipless RFID Tag using Modified Square Split Ring Resonators
6.7 Koch-Island Fractal-Based Tag
6.8 Summary


7 Resonators in Printing technologies and Signal Processing Techniques
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Comparison of chipped and chipless sensors
7.3 Categories of chipless sensors
7.4 Applications of chipless sensors
7.5 Convolutional Codes
7.6 Noise reduction algorithms
7.7 Adaptive Control Algorithm
7.8 Least Mean Square Algorithm [LMS]
7.9 Filtered-x Least Mean Square Algorithm [F-x LMS]
7.10 Normalized Least Mean Square Algorithm [NLMS]
7.11 Leaky Least Mean Square Algorithm (LLMS)
7.12 The Exponentially Weighted Recursive Least Square Algorithm (RLS)
7.13 Filtered–u-Recursive Least Mean Square Algorithm [FuRLMS]:
7.14 Windowing Technique for Chipless RFID
7.15 Summary


8 Antennas for RFID Reader Applications and Printing Techniques for Chipless RFID Tags
8.1 Importance of Reader Antennas in RFID Reader System
8.2 A simple reader architecture
8.3 LP and CP Antennas
8.4 Fractal Antennas
8.5 Reder antennas for Biomedical applications
8.6 Antenna Arrays
8.7 Limitations in RFID Applications
8.8 Chipless RFID Tag Printing and Various Parametric Effects on Printing
8.9 Errors in Printing Vertical (V) and Horizontal (H) edges
8.10 Summary


9 Challenges and Future Research Directions
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Implementational challenges
9.3 Future research
9.4 Limitations


  • Santanu Kumar Behera

    received the B.Sc. (Engg.) degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) Burla, India, in 1990, and the M.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and the Ph.D. degree (Engg.) from Jadavpur University Kolkata, West Bengal India in 2001 and 2008, respectively. He has completed his post-Doctoral research from Monash University Clayton, Victoria, Australia under Endeavour Executive fellowship program, Ministry of Education, Government of Australia in 2018. From May 1992 to June 2007 he worked as a Senior Lecture in the Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Government Polytechnic Dhenkanal. From August 2017 to November 2017, he was with the Department of Telecommunications, Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok as a visiting Associate Professor duly seconded by Ministry of Education, Government of India. From July 2007 to date, he is with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India. Currently, he is working as a professor in the same institute. Dr. Behera’s research interests include electromagnetic theory, planar antennas, dielectric resonator antennas, fractal antennas, reconfigurable antennas, and radio frequency identification (RFID) systems. He has published more than 100 referred journal and conference papers, and 3 book chapters. He is a member of the editorial board of a number of journals and Associate Editor-in-Chief of the ACES Journal.

  • Dr. Durga Prasad Mishra

    currently serves as an Assistant Professor at LNMIIT (LNM Institute of Information Technology), located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. His journey in academia has been distinguished by several significant roles and notable contributions. His prowess in teaching and his valuable contributions to the field of education led to his appointment as an Assistant Professor at NIT Rourkela in 2022 on contract. In addition, he has held the esteemed position of Research Associate at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India. He has also dedicated a substantial duration of his career as an Assistant Professor at the prestigious Gandhi Institute for Technology Autonomous Institute in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Born in 1989 in Gopinathpur Sasan, Tigiria, Cuttack, Odisha, India, Dr. Mishra hails from a family with a rich tradition of educators. His father, Mr. Dinabandhu Mishra, his mother, Mrs. Prasovini Devi, and his two elder sisters, Mrs. Priyadarshana Mishra, and Mrs. Sanghamitra Mishra, all have served as teachers in primary schools. His wife, Mrs. Anisha Mohapatra, is also an educator. A pivotal moment in his life, the birth of his son Sriram Mishra ignited a newfound passion for writing, resulting in the commencement of a book. Dr. Mishra embarked on his academic journey with the pursuit of dual bachelor's degrees, majoring in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from BPUT Odisha, and Mathematics and Physical Sciences from ANU AP. He continued his quest for knowledge by earning a master's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from BPUT Odisha. His academic journey reached its pinnacle with the attainment of a Ph.D. from NIT Rourkela, where he specialized in the field of "Design of chipless RFID transponders for retail and healthcare applications." This remarkable achievement was made possible under the expert guidance of Prof. Santanu Kumar Behera, who has consistently played the roles of supporter, critic, and an expert teacher in the academic journey. Dr. Mishra's academic contributions are well-documented through his publications in esteemed journals, conferences, and book chapters, published by reputable publishers such as IEEE (Conferences/magazines/Transactions), Wiley Journals, CRC Press USA, and Nova Science USA. His areas of research expertise encompass chipless Radio Frequency Identification, Reader antennas, Electromagnetics, and Radio signal processing.


    Dr. Mishra expressed his deep gratitude to his family members, including Mr. Diptikanta Mishra, Mr. Deviprasad Mishra, Mrs. Amrita Sarangi, Mr. Manas Kumar Mishra, as well as the younger members of the family, Anrulipta, Mehul, Aditya, Archana, and Anshuman. Their unwavering support and encouragement have been instrumental in making his journey successful. Dr. Mishra also extends his heartfelt devotion to Lord Jagannath with the spiritual invocation, "Oam Namah Shibaya," as an integral part of his journey.

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