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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2012, Article ID 872324, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/872324
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Investigation on I-V for Different Heating Temperatures of Nanocomposited MEH-PPV:CNTs Organic Solar Cells

NANO-ElecTronic Centre, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, 40450 Selangor, Malaysia

Received 27 September 2011; Accepted 16 January 2012

Academic Editor: Bhushan Sopori

Copyright © 2012 M. S. P. Sarah 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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