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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2015, Article ID 424150, 8 pages
Research Article

Towards Washable Electrotextile UHF RFID Tags: Reliability Study of Epoxy-Coated Copper Fabric Antennas

1Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
2Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, 33720 Tampere, Finland

Received 16 October 2015; Accepted 8 November 2015

Academic Editor: Luciano Tarricone

Copyright © 2015 Shiqi Wang 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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