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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 5356404, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5356404
Research Article

Synthesis of Au, Ag, Curcumin Au/Ag, and Au-Ag Nanoparticles and Their Nonlinear Refractive Index Properties

1Department of Medical Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Medical University of Bahrain, Building 2441, Road 2835, Block 228, Busaiteen, Bahrain
2Department of Physiology & Medical Physics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Received 12 May 2016; Revised 25 July 2016; Accepted 23 August 2016

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Compagnini

Copyright © 2016 F. Abdulwahab 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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