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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 107192, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/107192
Research Article

Growth and Characterization of Nanowires

1Hephaistos Nanotechnology Research Center, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos Avenue, P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
2Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI), University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA

Received 5 November 2009; Accepted 8 January 2010

Academic Editor: Rosa Lukaszew

Copyright © 2010 K. B. Paul 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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