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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 3892683, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3892683
Research Article

Micropore Structures in Cenosphere-Containing Cementitious Materials Using Micro-CT

Department of Civil Engineering, Kyonggi University, 154-42 Gwanggyosan-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon 16227, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Seyoon Yoon; moc.liamg@nooyesnooy

Received 21 March 2017; Accepted 3 May 2017; Published 11 June 2017

Academic Editor: Xiao-Yong Wang

Copyright © 2017 Seyoon Yoon and Inhwan Park. 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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