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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 7139084, 8 pages
Research Article

The Luminescent Properties and Atomic Structures of As-Grown and Annealed Nanostructured Silicon Rich Oxide Thin Films

CIDS-ICUAP Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, C.U., Edif. 103 C-D, Col. San Manuel, 72570 Puebla, PUE, Mexico

Received 5 June 2016; Revised 10 September 2016; Accepted 3 October 2016

Academic Editor: Wenrui Zhang

Copyright © 2016 N. D. Espinosa-Torres 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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