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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 865373, 8 pages
Synthesis and Optical Characterization of Mg1-xNixO Nanostructures
1Materials Science Programme, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur 208016, India
2Bio-Inspired Materials and Devices Laboratory (BMDL), Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
3Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, India
Received 23 September 2012; Accepted 11 October 2012
Academic Editors: C. Angeles-Chavez, B. A. Marinkovic, and B. Panchapakesan
Copyright © 2012 Nageswararao Budiredla 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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