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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 823626, 8 pages
Effects of Reentry Plasma Sheath on GPS Patch Antenna Polarization Property
1College of Aerospace and Materials Engineering, National University of Defence Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410073, China
2Science and Technology on Space Physics Technology Laboratory, Beijing 100076, China
3School of Electronical & Mechanical Engineering, Xidian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710071, China
4Science and Technology Committee of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, Beijing 100048, China
Received 27 January 2013; Revised 21 March 2013; Accepted 26 March 2013
Academic Editor: Duixian Liu
Copyright © 2013 L. Zhao 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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