Call for Papers

Reconfigurable Antennas for Wireless Applications

Submission deadline: Tuesday, 31 December 2024

The interest on reconfigurable antennas is driven by the need for versatile, adaptable, and high-performance antennas in the rapidly evolving landscape of wireless communication. Reconfigurable antennas can change its characteristics, operating frequency, polarization, beam direction, radiation patterns, and etc based on the system’s requirements.

The special issue on Reconfigurable Antennas for Wireless Applications aims to showcase the latest advancements and innovative research in the field of reconfigurable antennas and their practical applications in wireless communication systems. The issue seeks to explore how these antennas can dynamically adapt their operating characteristics to enhance signal quality, coverage, capacity, and energy efficiency in various wireless scenarios. By highlighting novel designs, integration with emerging technologies, and real-world implementations, the special issue aims to contribute to the development of more versatile and adaptable antennas for modern 5G and beyond wireless systems. Furthermore, it promotes cross-disciplinary collaboration among researchers, encourages the exchange of insights, and paves the way for potential industry advancements and standardization efforts in reconfigurable antenna technologies.


Topics for this call for papers include but not restricted to:

  • Advanced reconfigurable antenna designs
  • Multiband and wideband reconfigurable antennas
  • Antenna designs with adaptive radiation patterns
  • Frequency-agile and tuneable antennas
  • Polarization diversity and reconfigurable polarization
  • Reconfigurable antennas for beamforming and MIMO systems
  • MEMS-based reconfigurable antennas
  • Metamaterial-based reconfigurable antennas
  • Software-defined and cognitive radio reconfigurable antennas
  • Energy-efficient reconfigurable antennas
  • Reconfigurable antennas for 5G and beyond
  • IoT and smart device applications of reconfigurable antennas
  • Reconfigurable antennas for satellite communication
  • Experimental studies and prototyping of reconfigurable antennas
  • Integration of reconfigurable antennas with emerging wireless technologies
  • Challenges and future directions in reconfigurable antenna research
  • Real-world case studies and deployments on reconfigurable antennas

Guest Editors:

Niamat Hussain
Sejong University
Korea (the Republic of)

Rifaqat Hussain
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Saudi Arabia

Huy Hung Tran
Phenikaa University
Viet Nam


Submission Guidelines/Instructions

Please refer to the Author Guidelines to prepare your manuscript. When submitting your manuscript, please answer the question: "Is this submission for a special issue?" by selecting the special issue title from the drop-down list.

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