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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 518392, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/518392
Research Article

The Influence of Hydroxylated Carbon Nanotubes on Epoxy Resin Composites

1School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, China
2Department of Applied Chemstry, School of Natural and Applied Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710129, China

Received 23 July 2012; Accepted 7 November 2012

Academic Editor: Manish U. Chhowalla

Copyright © 2012 Jiaoxia Zhang 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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