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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013, Article ID 246831, 5 pages
Research Article

Design and Implementation of Double-Transmitter-Coil Antenna Used for the Tag Test System

1The Key Laboratory of RF Circuits and System of Ministry of Education, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou 310018, China
2Nokia Siemens Networks Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd., Hangzhou 310053, China
3Shanghai TYD Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., Shanghai 200233, China

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 22 September 2013

Academic Editor: Yu Jian Cheng

Copyright © 2013 Bin You 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.


At present, more and more electronic tags are used in Antitheft system; it is important to examine the performance of electronic tags. The traditional single-transmitter-coil antenna (STC antenna) of the electronic tags tester has some serious drawbacks. So a novel double-transmitter-coil antenna (DTC antenna) is presented in this paper. Compared to the traditional STC antenna, this new antenna has a more excellent performance in the tag test systems, especially when it is used for testing the quality factor of tags.