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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 536209, 7 pages
FDTD Modeling of a Cloak with a Nondiagonal Permittivity Tensor
Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573, Japan
Received 13 February 2012; Accepted 27 March 2012
Academic Editors: A. Danner, M. Midrio, and A. Tervonen
Copyright © 2012 Naoki Okada and James B. Cole. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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