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Volume 2008, Article ID 926091, 7 pages
Research Article

Ground Penetrating Radar: The Electromagnetic Signal Attenuation and Maximum Penetration Depth

Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, Università del Salento, Via per Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Received 22 July 2008; Revised 11 November 2008; Accepted 27 November 2008

Copyright © 2008 Giovanni Leucci. 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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