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International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 490291, 8 pages
Analytical Performances of Nanostructured Gold Supported on Metal Oxide Sorbents for the Determination of Gaseous Mercury
1School of Chemistry, Molecular Sciences Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag Box X3, Wits, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa
2Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique, Bio-Inorganique et Environnement (LCABIE-IPREM), UPPA, Hélioparc Pau-Pyrénées, avenue Pdt. Pierre Angot, 64053 Pau Cedex 9, France
Received 20 August 2013; Revised 25 February 2014; Accepted 10 March 2014; Published 6 April 2014
Academic Editor: Jan Åke Jönsson
Copyright © 2014 Julien Lusilao-Makiese 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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