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Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications

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Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. / Hernandez Marcano, Nestor J.; Bartle, Hannes; Jacobsen, Rune Hylsberg.

2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, 2020. s. 1-6 (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind 2020-May).

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Hernandez Marcano, NJ, Bartle, H & Jacobsen, RH 2020, Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. i 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, bind 2020-May, s. 1-6, 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2020, Seoul, Sydkorea, 25/05/2020. https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC45663.2020.9120518

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Hernandez Marcano, N. J., Bartle, H., & Jacobsen, R. H. (2020). Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. I 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) (s. 1-6). IEEE. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind. 2020-May https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC45663.2020.9120518

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Hernandez Marcano NJ, Bartle H, Jacobsen RH. 2020. Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. I 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE. s. 1-6. (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind 2020-May). https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC45663.2020.9120518

MLA

Hernandez Marcano, Nestor J., Hannes Bartle, og Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen "Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications". 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE. (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind 2020-May). 2020, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC45663.2020.9120518

Vancouver

Hernandez Marcano NJ, Bartle H, Jacobsen RH. Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. I 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE. 2020. s. 1-6. (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind 2020-May). https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC45663.2020.9120518

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Hernandez Marcano, Nestor J. ; Bartle, Hannes ; Jacobsen, Rune Hylsberg. / Patch Antenna Arrays Beam Steering for Enhanced LEO Nanosatellite Communications. 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, 2020. s. 1-6 (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC, Bind 2020-May).

Bibtex

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