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ISRN Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 678567, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/678567
Research Article

Growth and Analysis of NSH and KMNSH Crystals by Slow Evaporation Technique

Department of Physics, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore 641043, India

Received 18 December 2013; Accepted 12 February 2014; Published 24 March 2014

Academic Editors: H. D. Hochheimer, S. Krukowski, and V. Stephanovich

Copyright © 2014 V. Masilamani 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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