Progress Toward Development of All-Printed RFID Tags: Materials, Processes, and Devices

  title={Progress Toward Development of All-Printed RFID Tags: Materials, Processes, and Devices},
  author={Vivek Subramanian and Jean M. J. Fr{\'e}chet and Paul C. Chang and Daniel C. Huang and Josephine B. Lee and Steven E. Molesa and Amanda R. Murphy and David R. Redinger and Steven K. Volkman},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
Printed electronics provides a promising potential pathway toward the realization of ultralow-cost RFID tags for item-level tracking of consumer goods. Here, we report on our progress in developing materials, processes, and devices for the realization of ultralow-cost printed RFID tags. Using printed nanoparticle patterns that are subsequently sintered at plastic-compatible temperatures, low-resistance interconnects and passive components have been realized. Simultaneously, printed transistors… 

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