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Advances in Physical Chemistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 903272, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/903272
Research Article

Infrared Spectroscopy of Anionic, Cationic, and Zwitterionic Surfactants

1Departamento de Química e Física Molecular, Instituto de Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Química, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Received 21 January 2012; Revised 7 April 2012; Accepted 8 April 2012

Academic Editor: Michael D. Sevilla

Copyright © 2012 Rommel B. Viana 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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