Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Actuators for Antenna Reconfigurability Conference Paper uri icon


  • A novel microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) actuator for patch antenna reconfiguration is presented for the first time. A key feature is the capability of multi-band operation without greatly increasing the antenna element dimensions. Experimental results demonstrate that the center frequency can be reconfigured from few hundred MHz to few GHz away from the nominal operating frequency.

name of conference

  • 2001 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest

published proceedings

  • 2001 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Sympsoium Digest (Cat. No.01CH37157)

author list (cited authors)

  • Simons, R. N., Donghoon Chun, .., & Katehi, L.

citation count

  • 21

complete list of authors

  • Simons, RN||Katehi, LPB

publication date

  • January 2001