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Indian Journal of Materials Science
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 609463, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/609463
Research Article

Preparation of Samarium Doped Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate and Study of Its Density and Thermal and Dielectric Characteristics

Crystal Growth & Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Physics and Electronics, University of Jammu, Jammu 180006, India

Received 31 December 2013; Accepted 13 February 2014; Published 24 March 2014

Academic Editors: N. P. Rajesh and K. Young

Copyright © 2014 K. K. Bamzai 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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