H01Q 19/005 (20130101)
In some embodiments, a mechanically reconfigurable antenna includes a patch antenna, one or more parasitic patches, and a radially foldable linkage associated with the patch antenna that can be actuated to move the parasitic patches radially inward and radially outward relative to the patch antenna to change an electromagnetic property of the antenna.
Weller, Thomas McCrea; Nassar, Ibrahim Turki; and Lusk, Craig Perry, "Mechanically reconfigurable antennas" (2016). USF Patents. 832.
University of South Florida