Locatable, Sensor-Enabled Multistandard RFID Tags

  • D. Brenk
  • J. Essel
  • J. Heidrich
  • R. Weigel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 64)


This chapter covers all aspects that have to be considered for building highly efficient passive RFID tags with special abilities. Within a concrete project we are currently implementing such a tag. Besides the mandatory RF frontend and digital baseband processing it incorporates functionalities for multistandard communication, localization and sensing. Ultra low-power techniques enable these circuits to be implemented in a single chip without any other power supply than the RF field. The possibility to produce such RFID tags in high volumes and at low costs is a main objective of our project. Manifold monitoring solutions would profit from maintenancefree and ubiquitous sensor-data acquisition with position information using cheap, disposable RFID tags.


Digital Logic Sensor Interface Custom Command Input Multiplexer FMCW Radar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Brenk
    • 1
  • J. Essel
    • 1
  • J. Heidrich
    • 1
  • R. Weigel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Electronics EngineeringUniversity of Erlangen-NurembergGermany

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