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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 136092, 6 pages
Segregation of Cu-In-S Elements in the Spray-Pyrolysis-Deposited Layer of CIS Solar Cells
Department of Electric Engineering and Computer Sciences and Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo 671-2280, Japan
Received 31 March 2012; Revised 4 October 2012; Accepted 11 October 2012
Academic Editor: Ru-Yuan Yang
Copyright © 2012 Seigo Ito and Toshihiro Ryo. 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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