Miniaturized Spiral UWB Transparent Wearable Flexible Antenna for Breast Cancer Detection

Tale Saeidi, Sarmad Nozad Mahmood, Asnor Juraiza Ishak, Sameer Alani, Shahid M. Ali, Idris Ismail, Adam R.H. Alhawari

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A layer of Kapton polyimide with the dielectric constant of 3.5 as substrate and indium tin oxide (ITO) as conductor (10 × 10 × 0. 375 mm3) are used to construct a miniaturized flexible transparent ultrawideband (UWB) antenna. The antenna's performances are investigated and evaluated using an ITO transparent conductor in both frequency and time domain. The proposed antenna achieves the wide bandwidth (BW) of 3.26-23.37 GHz, more than 65 % radiation efficiency for most of the working BW, and maximum radiation efficiency of 90 percent at 15 GHz. Besides, it depicts a stable radiation pattern at most of the operating band and a maximum gain of 3.87 dBi. The good agreement between the simulation and measurement results, time-domain considerations, and the reconstructed image of the tumor makes the antenna capable of working in many applications, especially for breast and skin cancer detection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications, ISNCC 2020
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728156286
ISBN (Print)9781728156293
Publication statusPublished - 25 Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes
Event2020 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 20 Oct 202022 Oct 2020


Conference2020 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications
Abbreviated titleISNCC 2020

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