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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 404923, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/404923
Research Article

Field Emission Properties of Carbon Nanotubes with Boron Doping and H2O Adsorption

1School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Xianyang Normal University, Xianyang 712000, China
2School of Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710129, China
3Science and Technology on Low-Light-Level Night Vision Laboratory, Xi’an 710065, China

Received 22 August 2013; Accepted 18 November 2013

Academic Editor: Ashkan Vaziri

Copyright © 2013 Yijun Wang 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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