RFID (radio-frequency identification) is an emerging communication system technology and one of the most rapidly growing segments of today's automatic identification data collection industry. This cutting-edge resource offers a solid understanding of the basic technical principles and applications of RFID-enabled sensor systems. The book provides a detailed description of RFID and it's operation, along with a fundamental overview of sensors and wireless sensor networks. Moreover, this practical reference gives professionals step-by-step guidance on how to design RFID-enabled sensors that form a wireless sensor network. Engineers also find detailed coverage of state-of -the-art RFID/sensor technology and worldwide applications. It is suitable for electrical engineers whose work involves sensor system design and integration, as well as for graduate students in related electrical engineering courses.
Amin Rida is research assistant in the GEDC-Georgia Electronic Design Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from that same school. He is a member of the IEEE. Manos Tentzeris is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical and computer science from the University of Michigan. He is a senior member of the IEEE.