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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 125409, 6 pages
Hydrothermal Synthesis of Bi2S3 Nanorods from a Single-Source Precursor and Their Promotional Effect on the Photocatalysis of TiO2
College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Soochow 215021, China
Received 30 January 2013; Accepted 22 April 2013
Academic Editor: Anukorn Phuruangrat
Copyright © 2013 Juan Lu 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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