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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 954986, 6 pages
A Compact Microstrip Spiral Antenna Embedded in Water Bolus for Hyperthermia Applications
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Fatih University, Istanbul 34500, Turkey
Received 20 December 2012; Revised 7 March 2013; Accepted 17 March 2013
Academic Editor: P. Mohanan
Copyright © 2013 Erdal Korkmaz 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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