IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS, vol.7, pp.418-420, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Diethylene Glycol Butyl Ether (DGBE), implantable antenna, Industrial Scientific and Medical (ISM) band, polyethylene glycol mono phenyl ether (Triton X-100), skin mimicking material, DIELECTRIC-PROPERTIES, BIOLOGICAL TISSUES, DESIGN, COMMUNICATION, POTENTIOSTAT
Istanbul Technical University Affiliated:
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.