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Title: Novel Non-Reciprocal Microwave Spin Wave and Magneto-Elastic Wave Devices for On-Chip Signal Processing
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2020 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)
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524 to 527
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National Science Foundation
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