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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 943406, 7 pages
Novel Design for Quantum Dots Cellular Automata to Obtain Fault-Tolerant Majority Gate
1Department of Computer Engineering, Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2Nanotechnology and Quantum Computing Lab., Shahid Beheshti University, G. C., Tehran, Iran
3Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, G. C., Tehran, Iran
Received 29 November 2011; Revised 4 January 2012; Accepted 10 January 2012
Academic Editor: Arturo I. Martinez
Copyright © 2012 Razieh Farazkish 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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