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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 459325, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/459325
Research Article

Improved Antireflection Properties of an Optical Film Surface with Mixing Conical Subwavelength Structures

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan
2Institute of Opto-Mechatronics Engineering, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan
3Mechanical and Systems Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu 31040, Taiwan

Received 7 December 2012; Accepted 28 February 2013

Academic Editor: Jian Wei

Copyright © 2013 Chi-Feng Chen 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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