Characterization and Testing of a Skin Mimicking Material for Implantable Antennas Operating at ISM Band (2.4 GHz-2.48 GHz)


Yilmaz T. , Karacolak T., Topsakal E.

IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS, cilt.7, ss.418-420, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1109/lawp.2008.2001736
  • Dergi Adı: IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.418-420

Özet

In this study, we present a simple recipe for a skin mimicking material intended for in vitro testing of implantable antennas operating at Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) (2.4 GHz-2.48 GHz) band. The material is composed of de-ionized water, Triton X-100, and Diethylene Glycol Butyl Ether (DGBE). The relative dielectric constant and conductivity of the proposed material are within 0.5% and 3.4% of the properties of the reference human skin from the literature in the entire ISM band. In order to test the transmission characteristics of the material, in vitro measurements of a dual-band antenna are performed.