Diversity Performance Analysis for On-Body Communication Channels at 2.45 GHz

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Diversity Performance Analysis for On-Body Communication Channels at 2.45 GHz. / Khan, I; Hall, Peter; Serra, AA; Guraliuc, AR; Nepa, P.

In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 57, No. 4, 01.04.2009, p. 956-963.

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Khan, I ; Hall, Peter ; Serra, AA ; Guraliuc, AR ; Nepa, P. / Diversity Performance Analysis for On-Body Communication Channels at 2.45 GHz. In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 2009 ; Vol. 57, No. 4. pp. 956-963.

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