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Volume 2013, Article ID 457693, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/457693
Research Article

A Compact Symmetric Microstrip Filter Based on a Rectangular Meandered-Line Stepped Impedance Resonator with a Triple-Band Bandstop Response

RFIC Lab, Department of Electronics Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Nowon-gu, Seoul 139-701, Republic of Korea

Received 7 August 2013; Accepted 18 September 2013

Academic Editors: D. S. Budimir, V. M. N. Passaro, and J.-K. Xiao

Copyright © 2013 Rajendra Dhakal and Nam-Young Kim. 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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