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Texture, Stress, and Microstructure
Volume 2009, Article ID 494537, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/494537
Research Article

The Influence of Deposition Conditions on Structural Properties of PbI2

1Material Research Unit, Department of Applied Sciences, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
2Ministry of Science and Technology, Iraq

Received 17 July 2009; Revised 11 November 2009; Accepted 24 November 2009

Academic Editor: Hahn Choo

Copyright © 2009 Ali M. Mousa and Natheer J. Al-rubaie. 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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