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Flexible Shield For Wearable and Stretchable Coil

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000028970D
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-09

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Abstract

The present invention relates to electric field shields that can be placed on or over external wearable coils. The shields may be placed along the coil wires, but the shields should not complete a loop in the direction of current flow, so as to not attenuate the magnetic field produced by the coil in accordance with Faraday's Induction law. The shields may be made of metallic conductors such as those containing copper, aluminum, nickel, steel, etc. The shields may be made of a tape form of these metals. Alternatively, the shield material may be a conductive fabric that is flexible and comfortable to wear.