IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Beam-Steering Antenna using Bending Fluidic Actuators

Author(s): Shahrzad Jalali Mazlouman ; Benjamin Che-Ming Chang ; Alireza Mahanfar ; Rodney G. Vaughan ; Carlo Menon
Sponsor(s): IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2013
Volume: 61
Page Count: 4
Page(s): 5,287 - 5,290
ISSN (Paper): 0018-926X
ISSN (Online): 1558-2221
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2273254
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A beam steering antenna is described which uses bending parasitic elements controlled by bending fluidic actuators (BFAs). The structure is a monopole antenna surrounded by four parasitic elements... View More

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