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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 2359759, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2359759
Research Article

Geopolymers Based on Phosphoric Acid and Illito-Kaolinitic Clay

Laboratoire de Chimie Industrielle, Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Sfax, Université de Sfax, BP. W3038, Tunisia

Received 19 April 2016; Accepted 17 July 2016

Academic Editor: Luigi Nicolais

Copyright © 2016 S. Louati 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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