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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 372505, 6 pages
Synthesis, Characterization, and Spectroscopic Properties of ZnO Nanoparticles
1Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering (Autonomous), Mylavaram 521230, India
2Department of Chemistry, C.S.T.S. Government Kalasala, Jangareddygudem 534 447, India
Received 1 February 2012; Accepted 4 March 2012
Academic Editor: Z. Crnjak Orel
Copyright © 2012 Satyanarayana Talam 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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