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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 270679, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/270679
Research Article

Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Printhead Performance Enhancement by Dynamic Lumped Element Modeling for Printable Electronics Fabrication

1Department of Information Service & Intelligent Control, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Faculty Office VII, Nanta Street No. 114, Shenhe District, Shenyang 110016, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
3School of Computer Science and Software, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin 300387, China

Received 10 October 2014; Accepted 26 November 2014; Published 24 December 2014

Academic Editor: Victor Sreeram

Copyright © 2014 Maowei He 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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