3-D printed UWB microwave bodyscope for biomedical measurements
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In this letter, a three-dimensional (3-D) printed compact ultrawideband (UWB) extended gap ridge horn (EGRH) antenna designed to be used for biological measurements of the human body is described. The operational frequency covers the microwave band of interest from 0.5 to 3.0 GHz (for an S 11 under -7 dB). The 3-D printed EGRH antenna is dielectrically matched to the permittivity of the human body, and because of its compactness, it can be visualized as a general-purpose microwave probe among the RF biomedical community. The probe has proven its capability as a pass-through propagation sensor for different parts of the human body and as a sensor detecting a 1 cm diameter object placed inside an artificial head phantom.
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CitationRashid, S. [et al.]. 3-D printed UWB microwave bodyscope for biomedical measurements. "IEEE antennas and wireless propagation letters", 15 Febrer 2019, vol. 18, núm. 4, p. 626-630.
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