Chipless RFID: Innovative tags win yet another award

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Published : 1 February 2021

Étienne Perret was not able to receive his IMT Espoir award from the French Academy of Sciences under the hallowed dome of the historic Institut de France building. The December 1 award ceremony had to be held remotely due to the ongoing pandemic. This award is not the first one that LCIS* researcher Perret has won for is work on chipless RFID.

Currently, Perret and his team are putting the finishing touches on a technique for producing tags with geometric patterns printed on them with a conductive ink that serves as a resonator. The ID and traceability labels, which are more powerful than barcodes, will also be more affordable than conventional chip-based RFID tags. Although the Covid-19 lockdowns did create some delays on the project, Perret and his team should be ready to unveil their demonstrator in the second half of 2021.

*A FMNT laboratory housed at Grenoble INP-Esisar (Valence campus)


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