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Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz

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Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz. / Zhang, Xiaotian; Robinson, Martin; Flintoft, Ian; Dawson, John; Parker, Sarah.

In: IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vol. 62, No. 2, 04.2020, p. 330-337.

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Zhang, X, Robinson, M, Flintoft, I, Dawson, J & Parker, S 2020, 'Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz', IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 330-337. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2019.2904642

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Zhang, X., Robinson, M., Flintoft, I., Dawson, J., & Parker, S. (2020). Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz. IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 62(2), 330-337. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2019.2904642

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Zhang X, Robinson M, Flintoft I, Dawson J, Parker S. Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz. IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility. 2020 Apr;62(2):330-337. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2019.2904642

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Zhang, Xiaotian ; Robinson, Martin ; Flintoft, Ian ; Dawson, John ; Parker, Sarah. / Morphological study on human body absorption cross section in a reverberation chamber from 1 GHz to 16 GHz. In: IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility. 2020 ; Vol. 62, No. 2. pp. 330-337.

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