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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 723050, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/723050
Research Article

Effects of Surfactants on the Performance of Humidity Sensor

1College of Engineering, Bohai University, Jinzhou 121013, China
2Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, 4898 Grimstad, Norway

Received 25 December 2013; Accepted 18 January 2014; Published 24 February 2014

Academic Editor: Xudong Zhao

Copyright © 2014 Chunjie Wang 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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