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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 294020, 7 pages
Surfactant-Free Solvothermal Method for Synthesis of Mesoporous Nanocrystalline TiO2 Microspheres with Tailored Pore Size
College of Chemical Engineering, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, Shenyang 110142, China
Received 24 January 2013; Accepted 9 March 2013
Academic Editor: Guo Gao
Copyright © 2013 Yajing Zhang 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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