Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless by Peter S. Hall, University of Birmingham, and Yang Hao, Queen

By Peter S. Hall, University of Birmingham, and Yang Hao, Queen Mary College, University of London, Editors

Now in a newly up to date and revised version, this well timed source provide you with whole and present information at the idea, layout, and functions of instant antennas for on-body digital platforms. the second one variation deals readers fresh fabric on advances in actual phantom layout and creation, contemporary advancements in simulation tools and numerical phantoms, descriptions of equipment for simulation of relocating our bodies, and using the physique as a transmission channel. you furthermore mght discover a thoroughly revised bankruptcy on channel characterization and antenna layout at microwave frequencies.

This state of the art quantity brings you the state of the art in latest functions like Bluetooth headsets including unique remedy of strategies, instruments, and demanding situations in constructing on-body antennas for an array of clinical, emergency reaction, legislation enforcement, own leisure, and army functions at the horizon. The publication briefs you on strength propagation round and into the physique and the way to estimate functionality of on-body instant hyperlinks, after which dives into the nuts-and-bolts of designing antenna platforms that carry the products. It covers on-body conversation channels at microwave frequency bands and at low frequency bands, in addition to extremely wideband platforms for WPANs and WBANs.

You get information on body-centric UWB antennas and channels, in addition to advances in wearable cellular, EBG, and clever textile antennas for mobile and WLAN communications. Chapters on telemedicine purposes, corresponding to distant diagnoses, and implantable clinical units disguise an important propagation concerns and different hindrances that must be addressed. Rounding out the assurance is a piece on antenna layout for body-sensor networks and their rising army and house functions. filled with hands-on assistance from famous specialists, this quantity may be vital in your efforts in designing and bettering body-centric communique systems.

Contents: creation to Body-Centric instant Communications. Electromagnetic houses and Modeling of the Human physique. On-Body conversation Channels at Microwave Frequency Bands.
Transmission Mechanism of the Wearable units utilizing the Human physique as a Transmission Channel. physique Centric UWB Communications. Wearable Antennas for mobile and WLAN Communications. Body-Sensor Networks for house and army purposes. Antennas and Propagation for Telemedicine and Telecare: On-Body platforms. Antennas and Propagation for Telemedicine: Implant platforms. precis.

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The last is where a significant part of the channel is inside the body and implanted transceivers are used, and we call this the in-body domian. While this is not a perfect subdivision, it does serve to highlight some of the different challenges for antennas and propagation in the body-centric system. 1 Off- to On-Body Communications Communications from localized base stations, or broadcast stations, to transceivers located on the body have been studied extensively [10–12]. In the mobile phone area, such investigations include studies of the propagation characteristics of urban and rural environments.

Implant and telemetry bands: The Medical Implant Communication System (MICS) band is 402–405 MHz [18], and the Wireless Medical Telemetry Services (WMTS) [19] operates on various bands between 420 and 1430 MHz. Chapters 7 and 9 present wireless communications for medical implants and swallowable sensors, which have distinct nature of channel behavior. First of all, electric and magnetic fields experience high attenuation inside the human body due to increasing conductivity of human tissue with frequencies of interest.

Several standards for wireless connections between small, closely spaced devices have been developed, including Bluetooth, BodyLAN, and Zigbee. These types of connection can provide high levels of flexibility and comfort to the user, and therefore have received a lot of attention. There are three primary criteria for wireless modules for on-body communications. Firstly, they must support the high data rates expected in the future. Secondly, they must be small and lightweight. Both of these suggest the use of high frequencies.

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