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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2012, Article ID 856476, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/856476
Research Article

Mie Scattering by a Conducting Sphere Coated Uniaxial Single-Negative Medium

Institute of Antenna and Microwaves, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Xiasha, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018, China

Received 24 June 2012; Accepted 4 November 2012

Academic Editor: James R. Kelly

Copyright © 2012 You-Lin Geng. 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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