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Real-time Passive Brain Monitoring System Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry. / Groumpas, Evangelos; Koutsoupidou, Maria; Karanasiou, Irene et al.

In: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 67, No. 1, 8684888, 01.01.2020, p. 158-165.

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Groumpas, E, Koutsoupidou, M, Karanasiou, I, Papageorgiou, C & Uzunoglu, N 2020, 'Real-time Passive Brain Monitoring System Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 67, no. 1, 8684888, pp. 158-165. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2019.2909994

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Groumpas, E., Koutsoupidou, M., Karanasiou, I., Papageorgiou, C., & Uzunoglu, N. (2020). Real-time Passive Brain Monitoring System Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 67(1), 158-165. [8684888]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2019.2909994

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Groumpas E, Koutsoupidou M, Karanasiou I, Papageorgiou C, Uzunoglu N. Real-time Passive Brain Monitoring System Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2020 Jan 1;67(1):158-165. 8684888. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2019.2909994

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Groumpas, Evangelos ; Koutsoupidou, Maria ; Karanasiou, Irene et al. / Real-time Passive Brain Monitoring System Using Near-Field Microwave Radiometry. In: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2020 ; Vol. 67, No. 1. pp. 158-165.

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