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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015, Article ID 810150, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/810150
Research Article

Silver-Nanoparticle-Based Screen-Printing and Film Characterization of a Disposable, Dual-Band, Bandstop Filter on a Flexible Polyethylene Terephthalate Substrate

1RFIC Center, Kwangwoon University, 447-1 Wolgye-dong, Nowon-ku, Seoul 139-701, Republic of Korea
2Department of Printed Electronics Engineering, Sunchon National University, Maegok, Suncheon, Jeonnam 540-742, Republic of Korea

Received 26 June 2015; Accepted 8 October 2015

Academic Editor: Luca Valentini

Copyright © 2015 Kishor Kumar Adhikari 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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