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An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna

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An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna. / Saintsing, Christy D.; Cook, Benjamin S.; Tentzeris, Manos M.

38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. Vol. 5B The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME, 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Saintsing, CD, Cook, BS & Tentzeris, MM 2014, An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna. in 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. vol. 5B, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME, ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2014, Buffalo, United States, 17/08/14. https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC201435353

APA

Saintsing, C. D., Cook, B. S., & Tentzeris, M. M. (2014). An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna. In 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (Vol. 5B). The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC201435353

Vancouver

Saintsing CD, Cook BS, Tentzeris MM. An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna. In 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. Vol. 5B. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME. 2014 https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC201435353

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Saintsing, Christy D. ; Cook, Benjamin S. ; Tentzeris, Manos M. / An origami inspired reconfigurable spiral antenna. 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. Vol. 5B The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME, 2014.

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