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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 453517, 5 pages
UV Illumination Room-Temperature ZnO Nanoparticle Ethanol Gas Sensors
Institute of Microelectronics and Department of Electrical Engineering, Center for Micro/Nano Science and Technology, Advanced Optoelectronic Technology Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Received 10 January 2012; Accepted 9 February 2012
Academic Editors: C. S. Casari, C. Li, and W. Lu
Copyright © 2012 Sheng-Po Chang and Kuan-Yu Chen. 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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