Microstrip Transmission- and Reflection-Type Sensors Used in Microwave Aquametry

  • Ferenc Völgyi


Patch Antenna Microstrip Antenna Moisture Sensor Rectangular Patch Microstrip Resonator 
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  • Ferenc Völgyi
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  1. 1.Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsHungary

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