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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 6843403, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6843403
Research Article

Effect of Saline Solution on the Electrical Response of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes-Epoxy Nanocomposites

1Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 54224, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 54224, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Correspondence should be addressed to Hammad Younes; moc.oohay@391ysah

Received 9 November 2016; Revised 26 February 2017; Accepted 1 March 2017; Published 4 April 2017

Academic Editor: Evan K. Wujcik

Copyright © 2017 Hammad Younes 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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