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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013, Article ID 309703, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/309703
Research Article

A Feasibility Study for Microwave Breast Cancer Detection Using Contrast-Agent-Loaded Bacterial Microbots

1Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen 518055, China
2School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, King’s College London, London WC2R 2LS, UK
3Department of Computer Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada H3T 1J4

Received 25 June 2013; Accepted 24 September 2013

Academic Editor: Soon Yim Tan

Copyright © 2013 Yifan Chen 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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