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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 587036, 6 pages
Broadband Near-Infrared Quantum Cutting in Metal-Ion Codoped Y3Al5O12 Thin Films Grown by Pulsed-Laser Deposition for Solar Cell Application
Department of Applied Physics and Materials Research Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Received 21 February 2013; Accepted 6 March 2013
Academic Editor: Feng Yan
Copyright © 2013 Mei Kwan Lau and Jianhua Hao. 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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