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Title: Comparative investigation on cation-cation (Al-Sn) and cation-anion (Al-F) co-doping in RF sputtered ZnO thin films: Mechanistic insight

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USDOE
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1397020
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DE AC36-08G028308
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Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Surface Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 410; Journal Issue: C; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2018-02-02 14:54:53; Journal ID: ISSN 0169-4332
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
Netherlands
Language:
English

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Mallick, Arindam, and Basak, Durga. Comparative investigation on cation-cation (Al-Sn) and cation-anion (Al-F) co-doping in RF sputtered ZnO thin films: Mechanistic insight. Netherlands: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.03.092.
Mallick, Arindam, & Basak, Durga. Comparative investigation on cation-cation (Al-Sn) and cation-anion (Al-F) co-doping in RF sputtered ZnO thin films: Mechanistic insight. Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.03.092.
Mallick, Arindam, and Basak, Durga. 2017. "Comparative investigation on cation-cation (Al-Sn) and cation-anion (Al-F) co-doping in RF sputtered ZnO thin films: Mechanistic insight". Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.03.092.
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title = {Comparative investigation on cation-cation (Al-Sn) and cation-anion (Al-F) co-doping in RF sputtered ZnO thin films: Mechanistic insight},
author = {Mallick, Arindam and Basak, Durga},
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doi = {10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.03.092},
journal = {Applied Surface Science},
number = C,
volume = 410,
place = {Netherlands},
year = 2017,
month = 7
}

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