Dual band electrically small non-uniform pitch ellipsoidal helix antenna for cardiac pacemakers

Haiyu Huang, Pai Yen Chen, Mauro Ferrari, Ye Hu, Deji Akinwande

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Abstract

A dual band electrically small folded ellipsoidal helix antenna (EHA) is designed for the wireless data communication and wireless power transferring functions of an artificial cardiac pacemaker. In this design, a spatially non-uniform pitch ellipsoidal helix structure is used to tune the dual resonant frequencies to the desired bands at 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz. Measurement on an wire antenna fabricated using selective laser sintering shows more than 10% relative bandwidth at each frequency band.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPAWR 2013 - Proceedings
Subtitle of host publication2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications - 2013 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013
Pages154-156
Number of pages3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 15 2013
Event2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications, PAWR 2013 - 2013 7th IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Jan 20 2013Jan 23 2013

Publication series

NamePAWR 2013 - Proceedings: 2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications - 2013 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013

Other

Other2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications, PAWR 2013 - 2013 7th IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period1/20/131/23/13

Keywords

  • Electrically small antennas
  • current distribution
  • dual band antenna
  • medical implants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Huang, H., Chen, P. Y., Ferrari, M., Hu, Y., & Akinwande, D. (2013). Dual band electrically small non-uniform pitch ellipsoidal helix antenna for cardiac pacemakers. In PAWR 2013 - Proceedings: 2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications - 2013 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013 (pp. 154-156). [6490220] (PAWR 2013 - Proceedings: 2013 IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Wireless and Radio Applications - 2013 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, RWW 2013). https://doi.org/10.1109/PAWR.2013.6490220