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ISRN Ceramics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 914324, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/914324
Research Article

DSC and DC Conductivity of Bi2O3 · LiF · B2O3 Glasses

1Department of Physics, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak 124 001, India
2Department of Electronic Science, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra 136 119, India

Received 17 December 2012; Accepted 3 January 2013

Academic Editors: K. L. Bing, P. Valerio, C.-F. Yang, and K. Zupan

Copyright © 2013 Susheel Arora 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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