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ISRN Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 140842, 7 pages
Fullerene Nanotubes Fabricated with Light Irradiation as a Critical Influence Factor
1Key Laboratory of Rubber-Plastics, Ministry of Education, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, 53 Zhengzhou Road, Qingdao, Shandong 266042, China
2School of Polymer Science and Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, 53 Zhengzhou Road, Qingdao, Shandong 266042, China
Received 3 August 2012; Accepted 21 August 2012
Academic Editors: V. Kochereshko and S. Krukowski
Copyright © 2012 Yongtao Qu 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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