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Design and study of a small implantable antenna design for blood glucose monitoring

Ahmed, A and Kalsoom, T and Ur Rehman, M and Ramzan, N and Karim, S and Abbasi, QH (2018) 'Design and study of a small implantable antenna design for blood glucose monitoring.' Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 33 (10). 1146 - 1151. ISSN 1054-4887

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Abstract

In this paper, a miniaturized implantable antenna with the dimensions of 8×8×1 mm3 has been studied for continuous monitoring of Blood Glucose Levels (BGL). The antenna performance is analyzed numerically for both the free space and implanted operation. The results show that the works excellently in both the scenarios. The antenna has the lowest resonant frequency of 3.58 GHz in free space with a gain 1.18 GHz while it operates at 2.58 GHz with a gain of 4.18 dBi. Good performance, small size and resilience to the human body effects make the antenna to have a good potential use in future implantable glucose monitoring devices.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Implantable, glucose monitoring, small antennas, tele-health systems
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2019 12:56
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2019 12:56
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23998

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