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  • Accessing IEEE Explore - From the library home page, select IEEE Explore from the alphabetical list of databases; from the Science list of subject databases; or from the Articles tab or IEEE tab of this Electrical Engineering LibGuide. If you are accessing from off campus, be sure to log in from the Access tab on the library home page.
  • Searching IEEE Explore - Basic searches by keyword, author, and publication search are available in addition to Advanced Searching features scuch combining search terms with and/or/not, format type, date ranges, and publisher. Citation Searching, or searching how many times an author or article has appeared in the references of a later work, is a new search capability within IEEE Explore. Browsing by publication type or by general topic is another way to discover publications in IEEE.


  • Limit search results to subscribed journals
  • Create an account to store saved searches, content alerts, etc.
  • Search by citation and patent citation
  • Export to Excel
  • Use equation features in HTML
  • Browse 16 topic areas as well as preprints, most accessed articles, and tables of contents
  • Learn more with IEEE's online tutorials and tools
  • Obtain metrics for an article

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Advanced Searching

Using the Advanced Search option, two keywords are combined and limited by date and publication type:

This search yielded 28 articles. The set may be limited further by using the filters on the left column.

Click on the article title for more information about the article, including an abstract or summary of the article. This page offers exportation to RefWorks and other citation management tools. 

Other tabs offer information about author(s) affiliation(s), references used by the author(s), how many times the article has been cited in IEEE journals, keywords describing the article, and metrics of usage and citation counts. An example of the metrics for this article follows: