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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011, Article ID 469685, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/469685
Research Article

Particle Size Control of Y2O3:Eu3+ Prepared via a Coconut Water-Assisted Sol-Gel Method

Laboratory of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Physics Department, Federal University of Sergipe, 49100-000 São Cristóvão, SE, Brazil

Received 2 October 2010; Revised 24 November 2010; Accepted 23 December 2010

Academic Editor: Yanan Du

Copyright © 2011 Maria de Andrade Gomes 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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