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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 178138, 7 pages
A Fluorescent Sensor for Zinc Detection and Removal Based on Core-Shell Functionalized Fe3O4@SiO2 Nanoparticles
1Faculty of Metallurgical and Energy Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China
2National Engineering Laboratory for Vacuum Metallurgy, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China
Received 11 December 2012; Accepted 5 January 2013
Academic Editor: Tao Chen
Copyright © 2013 Yaohui Xu 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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