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Volume 2008, Article ID 742050, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/742050
Research Article

High Efficiency and Broadband Microstrip Leaky-Wave Antenna

Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Lecce, Via per Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Received 1 December 2007; Accepted 8 May 2008

Academic Editor: T. Kalkur

Copyright © 2008 Onofrio Losito. 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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