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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 314012, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/314012
Research Article

Influence of PVP on the Morphologies of Bi2S3 Nanostructures Synthesized by Solvothermal Method

1Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand
2Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
3Department of Physics and Materials Science, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
4Materials Science Research Center, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Received 1 June 2013; Revised 5 November 2013; Accepted 27 November 2013

Academic Editor: Steve Acquah

Copyright © 2013 Anukorn Phuruangrat 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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