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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 563962, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/563962
Research Article

Terahertz Wave Approach and Application on FRP Composites

1Department of Automotive Engineer, Woosuk University, Chonbuk 565-701, Republic of Korea
2Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
3Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Songwon University, Gwangju 502-210, Republic of Korea
4Department of Mechanical Design Engineering, Chosun University, Gwangju 501-759, Republic of Korea

Received 27 October 2012; Accepted 12 January 2013

Academic Editor: Abbas Milani

Copyright © 2013 Kwang-Hee Im et al. 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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