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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 812463, 7 pages
Influence of Energy and Temperature in Cluster Coalescence Induced by Deposition
1Departamento de Física y Química Aplicadas a la Técnica Aeronáutica, EIAE, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), 28040 Madrid, Spain
2Departamento de Física Aplicada III (Electricidad y Electrónica), Facultad de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), 28040 Madrid, Spain
Received 8 November 2012; Accepted 27 November 2012
Academic Editor: Dilip Kanhere
Copyright © 2012 J. C. Jiménez-Sáez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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