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Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies

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Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies. / Barratt, T. H.; Mellios, E.; Cain, P.; Nix, A. R.; Beach, M. A.

2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 September 2016, Valencia, Spain. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017. p. 1184-1188.

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Barratt, TH, Mellios, E, Cain, P, Nix, AR & Beach, MA 2017, Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies. in 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 September 2016, Valencia, Spain. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1184-1188. https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794755

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Barratt, T. H., Mellios, E., Cain, P., Nix, A. R., & Beach, M. A. (2017). Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies. In 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 September 2016, Valencia, Spain (pp. 1184-1188). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794755

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Barratt TH, Mellios E, Cain P, Nix AR, Beach MA. Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies. In 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 September 2016, Valencia, Spain. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 2017. p. 1184-1188 https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794755

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Barratt, T. H. ; Mellios, E. ; Cain, P. ; Nix, A. R. ; Beach, M. A. / Measured and modelled corner diffraction at millimetre wave frequencies. 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 September 2016, Valencia, Spain. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017. pp. 1184-1188

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