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Volume 2013, Article ID 954324, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/954324
Research Article

Building up Graphene-Based Conductive Polymer Composite Thin Films Using Reduced Graphene Oxide Prepared by γ-Ray Irradiation

1TMSR Research Center and CAS Key Lab of Nuclear Radiation and Nuclear Energy Technology, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201800, China
2University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

Received 2 July 2013; Accepted 18 August 2013

Academic Editors: V. Carravetta and A. Kochur

Copyright © 2013 Siyuan Xie 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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