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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 259869, 14 pages
Nanosensor Data Processor in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata
1Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
Received 7 August 2013; Accepted 14 December 2013; Published 9 February 2014
Academic Editor: Valery Khabashesku
Copyright © 2014 Fenghui Yao 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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