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Off-body antenna wireless performance evaluation in a residential environment. / Dumanli, Sema; Sayer, Lawrence; Mellios, Evangelos; Fafoutis, Xenofon; Hilton, Geoffrey; Craddock, Ian.

In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 65, No. 11, 11.2017, p. 6076-6084.

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Dumanli, S, Sayer, L, Mellios, E, Fafoutis, X, Hilton, G & Craddock, I 2017, 'Off-body antenna wireless performance evaluation in a residential environment', IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 6076-6084. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2017.2748362

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Dumanli, S., Sayer, L., Mellios, E., Fafoutis, X., Hilton, G., & Craddock, I. (2017). Off-body antenna wireless performance evaluation in a residential environment. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 65(11), 6076-6084. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2017.2748362

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Dumanli S, Sayer L, Mellios E, Fafoutis X, Hilton G, Craddock I. Off-body antenna wireless performance evaluation in a residential environment. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2017 Nov;65(11):6076-6084. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2017.2748362

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Dumanli, Sema ; Sayer, Lawrence ; Mellios, Evangelos ; Fafoutis, Xenofon ; Hilton, Geoffrey ; Craddock, Ian. / Off-body antenna wireless performance evaluation in a residential environment. In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2017 ; Vol. 65, No. 11. pp. 6076-6084.

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