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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014, Article ID 608538, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/608538
Research Article

Proposal of a Planar Directional UWB Antenna for Any Desired Operational Bandwidth

1Mexican Navy Research Institute/CESNAV, 04830 México, DF, Mexico
2Department of Electrical Engineering, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of IPN, 07360 México, DF, Mexico

Received 17 February 2014; Revised 12 June 2014; Accepted 17 June 2014; Published 8 July 2014

Academic Editor: Tat Soon Yeo

Copyright © 2014 Marco A. Peyrot-Solís 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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