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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 528950, 9 pages
An Antenna Measurement System Based on Optical Feeding
Optics and Electronics Laboratory, Fujikura Ltd., Sakura-shi 285-8550, Japan
Received 30 January 2013; Revised 29 March 2013; Accepted 31 March 2013
Academic Editor: Sara Burgos
Copyright © 2013 Ryohei Hosono and Ning Guan. 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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