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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 864306, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/864306
Research Article

Design of a MIMO Antenna with Improved Isolation Using MNG Metamaterial

Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Hanyang University, 17 Haengdang-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 133-791, Republic of Korea

Received 2 April 2012; Accepted 23 May 2012

Academic Editor: Ananda S. Mohan

Copyright © 2012 Youngki Lee 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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