Design and study of a small implantable antenna design for blood glucose monitoring

Ahmed, A., Kalsoom, T., Ur-Rehman, M. , Ramzan, N., Karim, S. and Abbasi, Q. H. (2018) Design and study of a small implantable antenna design for blood glucose monitoring. Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 33(10),

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Abstract

In this paper, a miniaturized implantable antenna with the dimensions of 8×8×1 mm3 has been studied for continuous monitoring of Blood Glucose Levels (BGL). The antenna performance is analyzed numerically for both the free space and implanted operation. The results show that the works excellently in both the scenarios. The antenna has the lowest resonant frequency of 3.58 GHz in free space with a gain 1.18 GHz while it operates at 2.58 GHz with a gain of 4.18 dBi. Good performance, small size and resilience to the human body effects make the antenna to have a good potential use in future implantable glucose monitoring devices.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ur Rehman, Dr Masood and Abbasi, Dr Qammer
Authors: Ahmed, A., Kalsoom, T., Ur-Rehman, M., Ramzan, N., Karim, S., and Abbasi, Q. H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal
Publisher:Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society
ISSN:1054-4887
ISSN (Online):1943-5711
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 ACES
First Published:First published in Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal 33(10)

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