Pulsed UWB Radar Design

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Pulsed UWB Radar Design. / Strackx, Maarten; Vanhavere, Filip (Peer reviewer).

Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 161 p.

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Strackx, M & Vanhavere, F 2015, 'Pulsed UWB Radar Design', KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , Leuven, Belgium.

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Strackx, M., & Vanhavere, F. (2015). Pulsed UWB Radar Design. Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

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Strackx M, Vanhavere F. Pulsed UWB Radar Design. Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 161 p.

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Strackx, Maarten ; Vanhavere, Filip. / Pulsed UWB Radar Design. Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 161 p.

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