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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 478381, 9 pages
Dechlorination of Environmental Contaminants Using a Hybrid Nanocatalyst: Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Hierarchical Carbon Nanostructures
1Center for Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
2Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
Received 21 September 2012; Accepted 29 November 2012
Academic Editor: Mallikarjuna Nadagouda
Copyright © 2012 Hema Vijwani 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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