Chipless RFID sensor for blockage monitoring in fluid pathways

Tharindu Athauda, Nemai Karmakar

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This paper presents a chipless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) sensor capable of identifying a blockage development in a fluid tunnel. This chipless RFID sensor is developed by interfacing a Complementary Two Split Ring Resonator (CTSRR) with an experimental setup to mimic the fluid channel in a laboratory environment. The experimentation was initially simulated for the identification of blockage in an oil refinery and a similar model was proposed to verify water level inside a stem of a plant Thereafter, fabricated chipless RFID sensor performances were measured to validate the proposed sensor design. Chipless RFID sensors are comparatively low-cost, but they provide enormous design flexibility in diversified applications In real-time monitoring In a remote setting.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2020 27th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT)
EditorsFu-Chun Zheng, Oliver Holland
Place of PublicationPiscataway NY USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781728165875
ISBN (Print)9781728165882
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventIEEE International Conference on Telecommunications 2020 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 5 Oct 20207 Oct 2020
Conference number: 27th (Proceedings)


ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Telecommunications 2020
Abbreviated titleICT 2020
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  • Chipless RFID
  • Complementary two spilt ring resonator (CTSRR)
  • Remote sensing
  • Solid blockage

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