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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 406904, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/406904
Research Article

Theoretical Studies on Structures and Electronic State of Alkyl-Substituted Ethyl Cations

1Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
2Instrumental Analysis Division, Center for Supports to Research and Education Activities, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan

Received 17 May 2013; Accepted 10 July 2013

Academic Editor: Adriana Szeghalmi

Copyright © 2013 Toshiaki Shimasaki 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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