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Evaluation of Implant Communication with Polarisation and Unslotted CSMA/CA Protocol in Wireless Body Area Networks

  • Sana Ullah1,
  • Shahnaz Saleem1Email author,
  • Henry Higgins2,
  • Niamat Ullah1,
  • Yingji Zhong3 and
  • KyungSup Kwak1
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking20102010:312129

https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/312129

Received: 3 November 2009

Accepted: 21 January 2010

Published: 18 March 2010

Abstract

The performance of the implant inside a human body with polarisation, distance, and different power settings at the base-station is presented. In addition, the unslotted CSMA/CA protocol is studied for a heterogeneous WBAN.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Graduate School of IT and Telecommunication Engineering, Inha University, Nam-Gu Incheon, South Korea
(2)
Microelectronics Division, Zarlink Semiconductor Company, Portskewett, UK
(3)
School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China

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© Sana Ullah et al. 2010

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