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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2013, Article ID 970976, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/970976
Research Article

Effects of the Argon Pressure on the Optical Band Gap of Zinc Oxide Thin Films Grown by Nonreactive RF Sputtering

Materials Science Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering, Yucatan University, Avenida Industrias No Contaminantes S/N, A.P. 150, Cordemex, 97000 Mérida, Yuc, Mexico

Received 9 July 2013; Accepted 18 August 2013

Academic Editor: Chong-Xin Shan

Copyright © 2013 M. Acosta 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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