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— Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has enabled a new class of low cost, wireless zero-power sensors, which open up applications in highly pervasive and distributed RFID-enabled sensing, which were previously not feasible with wired or battery powered wireless sensor nodes. This paper provides a review of RFID sensing techniques utilizing(More)
— A novel wireless and passive temperature sensor that utilizes microfluidic and liquid metal technologies for the temperature-dependent modification of the sensor's radar echo is introduced. Liquid metal is used to dynamically alter the number of antenna elements activated along a linear array configuration with respect to temperature. In this way, the(More)
— A novel design of a highly sensitive wireless passive radio frequency strain transducer is presented based on a patch antenna loaded with an open loop that is capable of sensing strain remotely. The new idea of utilizing a cantilever at the gap of the open loop significantly improves the sensitivity of resonant frequency shifts. In measurements, the(More)
— A highly sensitive wireless passive radio frequency strain transducer is designed and developed based on a patch antenna loaded with an open loop. A novel idea of utilizing a cantilever at the gap of the open loop significantly improves the sensitivity of resonant frequency shifts. The ground plane allows the sensitivity of the sensor to be independent(More)
Wireless sensors market is growing very fast these last years tanks to the availability of cheap, small and efficient micro-sensors, batteries, analog and RF circuits, and to the presence of standardized communication protocols. Even if these active sensors are very attractive for a lot of applications, they suffer from weak energy autonomy and they are not(More)
A novel design of a highly sensitive wireless passive RF strain transducer is presented based on a patch antenna loaded with an open loop that is capable of sensing strain independently in two directions. An original idea of utilizing a cantilever at the gap of the open loop significantly improves the sensitivity of resonant frequency shifts. The frequency(More)