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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 857465, 6 pages
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Sputter Deposited BiFeO3 Films
1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2Department of Medical Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
3Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
4Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Vassilika Vouton, 711 10 Heraklion, Greece
5Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 17 October 2013
Academic Editor: Tung-Ming Pan
Copyright © 2013 N. Siadou 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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