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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 129839, 11 pages
Wearable Quarter-Wave Folded Microstrip Antenna for Passive UHF RFID Applications
1School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
2The Auto-ID Laboratory, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Received 10 August 2012; Revised 7 May 2013; Accepted 26 May 2013
Academic Editor: Charles Bunting
Copyright © 2013 Thomas Kaufmann et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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