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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8247476, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8247476
Research Article

Design of Asymmetrical Relay Resonators for Maximum Efficiency of Wireless Power Transfer

Department of Electronic Information and Communication Engineering, Hongik University, Seoul 121-791, Republic of Korea

Received 28 December 2015; Revised 15 March 2016; Accepted 29 March 2016

Academic Editor: Francisco Falcone

Copyright © 2016 Bo-Hee Choi and Jeong-Hae Lee. 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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