Internship: Master Thesis - Analysis and Design of HF/UHF Dual Band RFID Transponder Antennas (m/f)

      NXP Semiconductors Austria GmbH Standort Gratkorn

      Gratkorn - vor 6 Monaten

      Internship: Master Thesis - Analysis and Design of HF/UHF Dual Band RFID Transponder Antennas (m/f)

      Gratkorn

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      HF/UHF dual band RFID transponders (tags) combine a near field communication interface with the long-range capabilities of a UHF RFID tag and therefore enable new use cases, for instance, in the retail sector concerning the consumer interaction and the handling of goods. The proposed master thesis addresses performance impairments due to the mutual coupling of the HF and UHF antennas and design techniques to enable compact high-performance HF/UHF dual band RFID transponders.

      Main Tasks:

      • Literature research on HF/UHF dual band transponder antennas
      • Familiarization with design methods for RFID transponder antennas and design tools
      • Design of dual band antennas based on existing stand-alone antenna designs
      • Analysis of the impact of combined HF/UHF antennas on the transponder performance by circuit/antenna co-simulations and measurements
      • Investigation of design measures to minimize performance impairments of HF/UHF dual band RFID transponders

      Your Profile:

      • Master student in electrical engineering or similar studies
      • Basic knowledge of electromagnetic field and antenna theory
      • Good communication skills in English
      • Experience with antenna design, corresponding design tools (e.g., CST Microwave Studio), or IC simulation tools (e.g., Cadence Virtuoso) is an Advantage

      For the successful completion of the Master Thesis you will receive a remuneration of a one-time payment of EUR 5.000, - gross. Additional you will get a bonus of EUR 2.000, - gross if you receive an excellent grade "Sehr gut" for your Thesis.

      NXP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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