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Advances in Physical Chemistry

Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 309292, 9 pages

http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/309292

Research Article

## Electron-Collision-Induced Dissociative Ionization Cross Sections for Silane

^{1}Department of Physics, Janta Vedic College, Baraut-250 611 (Baghpat), India^{2}Department of Physics, M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad-201001 (UP), India

Received 8 September 2008; Accepted 12 February 2009

Academic Editor: Frantisek Tureček

Copyright © 2009 Satyendra Pal 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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