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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013, Article ID 215681, 12 pages
Research Article

Zero Index Metamaterial for Designing High-Gain Patch Antenna

Smart Materials Laboratory, Department of Applied Physics, Chang’an Campus, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710129, China

Received 16 April 2013; Revised 12 August 2013; Accepted 14 August 2013

Academic Editor: Alistair P. Duffy

Copyright © 2013 Yahong Liu 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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