DNA as an Electromagnetic Fractal Cavity Resonator: Its Universal Sensing and Fractal Antenna Behavior

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 584)


We report that 3D-A-DNA structure behaves as a fractal antenna, which can interact with the electromagnetic fields over a wide range of frequencies. Using the lattice details of human DNA, we have modeled radiation of DNA as a helical antenna. The DNA structure resonates with the electromagnetic waves at 34 GHz, with a positive gain of 1.7 dBi. We have also analyzed the role of three different lattice symmetries of DNA and the possibility of soliton-based energy transmission along the structure.


Biological living system Antenna DNA vibration 



J.E. Lugo thanks the magnetophotonics material SEP-PRODEP grant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity School of Applied ScienceAmity University RajasthanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Visual Perception and Psychophysics Laboratory, School of OptometryUniversite de MontrealMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Manipal UniversityJaipurIndia
  4. 4.Natural Products Chemistry DivisionCSIR-North East Institute of Science & TechnologyJorhatIndia
  5. 5.Advanced Key Technologies Division, Advanced Nano Characterization CenterNational Institute for Materials ScienceTsukubaJapan

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