Resonant and leaky-wave reconfigurable antennas based on graphene plasmonics

J. Perruisseau-Carrier, M. Tamagnone, Juan Sebastian Gomez Diaz, M. Esquius-Morote, J. R. Mosig

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Abstract

Resonant and leaky-wave THz reconfigurable antennas based on the propagation of transverse magnetic surface plasmons on graphene sheets are proposed. Reconfiguration is achieved via electric field gating, which allows the dynamical control of graphene complex conductivity. The first presented antenna is a miniaturized frequency-tunable resonant dipole with almost constant input impedance upon reconfiguration. The second design consists of a sinusoidally-modulated leaky wave antenna which provides beam scanning capabilities at a fixed operation frequency. The performance of the antennas, in terms of reconfigurability, return loss and radiation efficiency, is promising for the development of fully-integrated graphene transceivers at THz.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings
Pages136-137
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Jul 7 2013Jul 13 2013

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Other2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period7/7/137/13/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Perruisseau-Carrier, J., Tamagnone, M., Gomez Diaz, J. S., Esquius-Morote, M., & Mosig, J. R. (2013). Resonant and leaky-wave reconfigurable antennas based on graphene plasmonics. In 2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings (pp. 136-137). [6710729] https://doi.org/10.1109/APS.2013.6710729