Biological Infrared Antenna and Radar

  • P. Singh
  • R. Doti
  • J. E. Lugo
  • J. Faubert
  • S. Rawat
  • S. Ghosh
  • K. RayEmail author
  • A. Bandyopadhyay
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 584)


This paper presents a report on the wasp antenna working in infrared region and the communication between two wasps at 5 m distance resembling radar equation. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first theoretical analysis and simulation to illustrate the presence of radar-like mechanism in living systems.


Biological physics Infrared radiation Antenna Radar 



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


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Singh
    • 1
  • R. Doti
    • 2
  • J. E. Lugo
    • 2
  • J. Faubert
    • 2
  • S. Rawat
    • 3
  • S. Ghosh
    • 4
  • K. Ray
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Bandyopadhyay
    • 5
  1. 1.Amity University RajasthanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Visual Perception and Psychophysics LaboratoryUniversite de MontrealMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Manipal University JaipurJaipurIndia
  4. 4.Natural Products Chemistry DivisionCSIR-North East Institute of Science & TechnologyJorhatIndia
  5. 5.Advanced Key Technologies DivisionNational Institute for Materials ScienceTsukubaJapan

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