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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 985834, 10 pages
Comparison of Straight and Helical Nanotube Production in a Swirled Fluid CVD Reactor
Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
Received 25 October 2011; Accepted 5 December 2011
Academic Editors: C. A. Charitidis and Y. Yang
Copyright © 2012 Graham Bathgate 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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