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

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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

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Singh, P. et al. (2018). DNA as an Electromagnetic Fractal Cavity Resonator: Its Universal Sensing and Fractal Antenna Behavior. In: Pant, M., Ray, K., Sharma, T., Rawat, S., Bandyopadhyay, A. (eds) Soft Computing: Theories and Applications. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 584. Springer, Singapore.

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