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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 263852, 7 pages
Methanol-Sensing Property Improvement of Mesostructured Zinc Oxide Prepared by the Nanocasting Strategy
1College of Material Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China
2Key Laboratory of Semiconductor Nanocomposite Materials of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Harbin Normal University, Harbin 150025, China
Received 20 December 2012; Accepted 9 January 2013
Academic Editor: Xiang Wu
Copyright © 2013 Qian Gao 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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