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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 348927, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/348927
Research Article

Synthesis and Characterization of Fe-N-S-tri-Doped Photocatalyst and Its Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity

1College of Resource and Environment, Northeast Agricultural University, Wood Sreet 59, Xiangfang District, Harbin 150030, China
2Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Heilongjiang University, Xuefu Road 74, Nangang District, Harbin 150080, China
3State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resources and Environment (SKLUWRE), Department of Environmental Science and Engineering Harbin Institute of Technology, Huanghe Road 73, Nangang District, Harbin 150090, China

Received 19 October 2011; Accepted 8 December 2011

Academic Editor: Guohua Jiang

Copyright © 2012 Biying Li 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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