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Study of a microstrip triangular patch antenna for body area network applications mounted on teflon cylindrical surface

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... An antenna can be modeled using the transmission line model or using full-wave analysis methods. Modeling helps in easy analysis of antennas and easy prediction of various antenna parameters like return losses, insertion losses, etc. [76][77][78][79]. ...
... With the integration of the tuner with the antenna itself, various losses were minimized. A triangular patch fabricated over a cylindrical substrate of Teflon and fed coaxially was proposed in a research study [78]. The antenna belongs to a new class of conformal antennas and promises enough flexibility to be used in body area networks and RFID applications. ...
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