Noncoherent backscatter communications over ambient OFDM signals

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Noncoherent backscatter communications over ambient OFDM signals. / ElMossallamy, Mohamed A.; Pan, Miao; Jantti, Riku; Seddik, Karim G.; Li, Geoffrey Ye; Han, Zhu.

In: IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 67, No. 5, 8642363, 01.05.2019, p. 3597-3611.

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ElMossallamy, MA, Pan, M, Jantti, R, Seddik, KG, Li, GY & Han, Z 2019, 'Noncoherent backscatter communications over ambient OFDM signals' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 67, no. 5, 8642363, pp. 3597-3611. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCOMM.2019.2899301

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ElMossallamy, M. A., Pan, M., Jantti, R., Seddik, K. G., Li, G. Y., & Han, Z. (2019). Noncoherent backscatter communications over ambient OFDM signals. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 67(5), 3597-3611. [8642363]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCOMM.2019.2899301

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ElMossallamy, Mohamed A. ; Pan, Miao ; Jantti, Riku ; Seddik, Karim G. ; Li, Geoffrey Ye ; Han, Zhu. / Noncoherent backscatter communications over ambient OFDM signals. In: IEEE Transactions on Communications. 2019 ; Vol. 67, No. 5. pp. 3597-3611.

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