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An Origami Reconfigurable Axial-Mode Bifilar Helical Antenna

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Original languageEnglish
Article number7275146
Pages (from-to)5897-5903
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


This communication presents a new reconfigurable origami bifilar helical antenna. This antenna can change its operating frequencies by changing its height. Also, analytical equations for the design of such antennas are derived based on an equivalent model of a standard helical antenna. An origami bifilar helical antenna is designed and its performance is verified using simulations and measurements.


  • Axial mode, helical antenna, origami antenna