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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 571315, 7 pages
Preparation and Characterization of Self-Assembled Thin Film of MPS-Capped ZnS Quantum Dots for Optical Applications
1Department of Physics, Yildiz Technical University, Esenler, 34220 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Physics, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, 34469 Istanbul, Turkey
3Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Kadir Has University, Fatih, 34083 Istanbul, Turkey
Received 25 June 2012; Revised 16 October 2012; Accepted 16 October 2012
Academic Editor: Suprakas Sinha Ray
Copyright © 2012 Kenan Koç 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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