Photo-induced patch antenna for frequency and beam reconfiguration

  title={Photo-induced patch antenna for frequency and beam reconfiguration},
  author={Sarang Pendharker and R. K. Shevgaonkar and A. N. Chandorkar},
  journal={2012 International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics (PHOTONICS)},
A novel photo-induced mm wave patch antenna is created dynamically by optically illuminating silicon to generate a high conductivity region. By changing the illumination pattern the resonant frequency and radiation pattern can be reconfigured.