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Volume 2007, Article ID 17692, 7 pages
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Research Article

The Structural Engineering Strategy for Photonic Material Research and Device Development

The Physics Department, Laser and Optics Research Center (LORC), 2354 Fairchild Dr. 2A31, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA

Received 19 August 2007; Accepted 14 October 2007

Academic Editor: Min Qiu

Copyright © 2007 Yalin Lu. 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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