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Dual-Port Planar Antenna for Implantable Inductively Coupled Sensors. / Behfar, Mohammadhossein; Sydänheimo, Lauri; Roy, Shuvo ; Ukkonen, Leena.

In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2017.

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Behfar, Mohammadhossein ; Sydänheimo, Lauri ; Roy, Shuvo ; Ukkonen, Leena. / Dual-Port Planar Antenna for Implantable Inductively Coupled Sensors. In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2017.

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