A Mm-wave ultra-long-range energy-autonomous printed RFID-enabled van-atta wireless sensor: At the crossroads of 5G and IoT

  title={A Mm-wave ultra-long-range energy-autonomous printed RFID-enabled van-atta wireless sensor: At the crossroads of 5G and IoT},
  author={Jimmy G. D. Hester and Manos M. Tentzeris},
  journal={2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)},
  • J. HesterM. Tentzeris
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Engineering
  • 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)
In this paper the authors report the first 5G-compatible implementation of a long-range, energy-autonomous, mm-wave RFID sensor for IoT applications. The system topology is first described, before the design and performance characterization of its constituting components, including an inkjet-printed carbon-nanotube(CNT)-based ammonia sensor, are presented. Then, the entire printed mm-wave backscatter-modulation device is tested, demonstrating a monostatic cross-polarized radar cross-section of… 

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