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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2008, Article ID 283741, 14 pages
Research Article

Influence of Irradiance, Flow Rate, Reactor Geometry, and Photopromoter Concentration in Mineralization Kinetics of Methane in Air and in Aqueous Solutions by Photocatalytic Membranes Immobilizing Titanium Dioxide

1Environmental Research Centre, University of Milan, Camillo Golgi 19 Street, 20133 Milan, Italy
2Department of Materials Science, University of Milano Bicocca, Cozzi 43 Street, 20126 Milan, Italy
3ISTM, Institute of Molecular Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council (CNR), 20133 Milan, Italy
4R&D Group, BIT srl, 20121 Milan, Italy
5Department of Inorganic Technology and Environmental Protection, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, 011061 Bucharest, Romania
6LASA, Department of Physics, University of Milan and National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), 20133 Milan, Italy

Received 19 September 2007; Accepted 13 December 2007

Academic Editor: M. Sabry Abdel-Mottaleb

Copyright © 2008 Ignazio Renato Bellobono 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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