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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2017, Article ID 8920409, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8920409
Research Article

A Novel Dual-Band Left-Handed Metamaterial Design Method

1College of Information and Communication Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150001, China
22COMU, Inc., Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
3Electrical Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Wenxing Li; nc.ude.uebrh@gnixnewil

Received 3 February 2017; Revised 9 May 2017; Accepted 16 May 2017; Published 2 July 2017

Academic Editor: Shih Yuan Chen

Copyright © 2017 Si Li 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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