GB2326529B - Radio frequency antenna - Google Patents

Radio frequency antenna

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Publication number
GB2326529B
GB2326529B GB9711384A GB9711384A GB2326529B GB 2326529 B GB2326529 B GB 2326529B GB 9711384 A GB9711384 A GB 9711384A GB 9711384 A GB9711384 A GB 9711384A GB 2326529 B GB2326529 B GB 2326529B
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Prior art keywords
radio frequency
frequency antenna
antenna
radio
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB9711384A
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GB2326529A (en
GB9711384D0 (en
Inventor
Bernard John Regan
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Identec Ltd
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Identec Ltd
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Priority to GB9711384A priority Critical patent/GB2326529B/en
Publication of GB9711384D0 publication Critical patent/GB9711384D0/en
Publication of GB2326529A publication Critical patent/GB2326529A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2326529B publication Critical patent/GB2326529B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Fee Related legal-status Critical

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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K19/00Record carriers for use with machines and with at least a part designed to carry digital markings
    • G06K19/06Record carriers for use with machines and with at least a part designed to carry digital markings characterised by the kind of the digital marking, e.g. shape, nature, code
    • G06K19/067Record carriers with conductive marks, printed circuits or semiconductor circuit elements, e.g. credit or identity cards also with resonating or responding marks without active components
    • G06K19/07Record carriers with conductive marks, printed circuits or semiconductor circuit elements, e.g. credit or identity cards also with resonating or responding marks without active components with integrated circuit chips
    • G06K19/077Constructional details, e.g. mounting of circuits in the carrier
    • G06K19/07749Constructional details, e.g. mounting of circuits in the carrier the record carrier being capable of non-contact communication, e.g. constructional details of the antenna of a non-contact smart card
    • G06K19/07766Constructional details, e.g. mounting of circuits in the carrier the record carrier being capable of non-contact communication, e.g. constructional details of the antenna of a non-contact smart card comprising at least a second communication arrangement in addition to a first non-contact communication arrangement
    • G06K19/07767Constructional details, e.g. mounting of circuits in the carrier the record carrier being capable of non-contact communication, e.g. constructional details of the antenna of a non-contact smart card comprising at least a second communication arrangement in addition to a first non-contact communication arrangement the first and second communication means being two different antennas types, e.g. dipole and coil type, or two antennas of the same kind but operating at different frequencies
    • GPHYSICS
    • G08SIGNALLING
    • G08BSIGNALLING OR CALLING SYSTEMS; ORDER TELEGRAPHS; ALARM SYSTEMS
    • G08B13/00Burglar, theft or intruder alarms
    • G08B13/22Electrical actuation
    • G08B13/24Electrical actuation by interference with electromagnetic field distribution
    • G08B13/2402Electronic Article Surveillance [EAS], i.e. systems using tags for detecting removal of a tagged item from a secure area, e.g. tags for detecting shoplifting
    • G08B13/2428Tag details
    • G08B13/2431Tag circuit details
    • GPHYSICS
    • G08SIGNALLING
    • G08BSIGNALLING OR CALLING SYSTEMS; ORDER TELEGRAPHS; ALARM SYSTEMS
    • G08B13/00Burglar, theft or intruder alarms
    • G08B13/22Electrical actuation
    • G08B13/24Electrical actuation by interference with electromagnetic field distribution
    • G08B13/2402Electronic Article Surveillance [EAS], i.e. systems using tags for detecting removal of a tagged item from a secure area, e.g. tags for detecting shoplifting
    • G08B13/2465Aspects related to the EAS system, e.g. system components other than tags
    • G08B13/2468Antenna in system and the related signal processing
    • G08B13/2477Antenna or antenna activator circuit
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q11/00Electrically-long antennas having dimensions more than twice the shortest operating wavelength and consisting of conductive active radiating elements
    • H01Q11/02Non-resonant antennas, e.g. travelling-wave antenna
    • H01Q11/08Helical antennas
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q7/00Loop antennas with a substantially uniform current distribution around the loop and having a directional radiation pattern in a plane perpendicular to the plane of the loop
    • H01Q7/06Loop antennas with a substantially uniform current distribution around the loop and having a directional radiation pattern in a plane perpendicular to the plane of the loop with core of ferromagnetic material
    • H01Q7/08Ferrite rod or like elongated core
GB9711384A 1997-06-04 1997-06-04 Radio frequency antenna Expired - Fee Related GB2326529B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9711384A GB2326529B (en) 1997-06-04 1997-06-04 Radio frequency antenna

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9711384A GB2326529B (en) 1997-06-04 1997-06-04 Radio frequency antenna

Publications (3)

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GB9711384D0 GB9711384D0 (en) 1997-07-30
GB2326529A GB2326529A (en) 1998-12-23
GB2326529B true GB2326529B (en) 2001-12-05

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US6317027B1 (en) * 1999-01-12 2001-11-13 Randy Watkins Auto-tunning scanning proximity reader
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DE10029673A1 (en) * 2000-06-23 2002-01-10 Anatoli Stobbe Resonant circuit arrangement
KR100860281B1 (en) * 2000-08-04 2008-09-25 가부시키가이샤 에프이시 Antenna
JP4628611B2 (en) * 2000-10-27 2011-02-09 三菱マテリアル株式会社 antenna
JP3774136B2 (en) 2000-10-31 2006-05-10 三菱マテリアル株式会社 Antenna and the radio transceiver device using the same
US20030076093A1 (en) * 2001-10-18 2003-04-24 Microchip Technology Incorporated Reducing orientation directivity and improving operating distance of magnetic sensor coils in a magnetic field
WO2004015808A2 (en) * 2002-08-08 2004-02-19 Burrus, Xavier Array of modular transmission antennas for an rf identification system
DE10343546A1 (en) * 2003-09-19 2005-09-01 Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh Sheet document with an electrical circuit
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Citations (3)

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US4300183A (en) * 1980-03-27 1981-11-10 Richardson Robert H Method and apparatus for generating alternating magnetic fields to produce harmonic signals from a metallic strip
US4539558A (en) * 1981-11-24 1985-09-03 Shin International, Inc. Antitheft system
WO1986001924A1 (en) * 1984-09-17 1986-03-27 Progressive Dynamics, Inc. Method and apparatus for producing electromagnetic surveillance fields

Patent Citations (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4300183A (en) * 1980-03-27 1981-11-10 Richardson Robert H Method and apparatus for generating alternating magnetic fields to produce harmonic signals from a metallic strip
US4539558A (en) * 1981-11-24 1985-09-03 Shin International, Inc. Antitheft system
WO1986001924A1 (en) * 1984-09-17 1986-03-27 Progressive Dynamics, Inc. Method and apparatus for producing electromagnetic surveillance fields

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GB9711384D0 (en) 1997-07-30

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Effective date: 20070604