B1 Journal article
Novel QR-incorporated chipless RFID tag




List of Authors: Shahid H, Riaz MA, Amin Y, Akram A, Loo J, Tenhunen H
Publisher: IEICE-INST ELECTRONICS INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS ENG
Publication year: 2019
Journal: Ieice Electronics Express
Journal name in source: IEICE ELECTRONICS EXPRESS
Journal acronym: IEICE ELECTRON EXPR
Volume number: 16
Issue number: 5
Number of pages: 6
ISSN: 1349-2543
eISSN: 1349-2543

Abstract
This work ideates a novel approach for designing a QR-incorporated data encoding structure that functions as a fully-passive, chipless radio frequency identification (RFID) tag. Several concentric square-shaped resonant slots embedded strategically within a QR-patterned region constitute the tag. A functional prototype is realized over an ungrounded Duroid (R) 5880 substrate, and the same is evaluated for its electromagnetic performance. The tag performs encoding of up to 118 data bits distributed across spectral and optical domain in a compact form factor measuring 55 x 55 mm(2). Possible applications of the formulated tag include multi-layer authentication for secure access control in smart cities and connected homes.

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