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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 785856, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/785856
Research Article

Hydrothermal Growth and Hydrogen Selective Sensing of Nickel Oxide Nanowires

International Training Institute for Materials Science (ITIMS), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), No. 1, Dai Co Viet Street, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

Received 7 July 2015; Accepted 15 September 2015

Academic Editor: Thierry Baron

Copyright © 2015 Thi Thanh Le Dang 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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