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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2008, Article ID 789149, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/789149
Research Article

Effect of Gold Dispersion on the Photocatalytic Activity of Mesoporous Titania for the Vapor-Phase Oxidation of Acetone

Catalysis Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune 411008, India

Received 30 September 2007; Accepted 26 November 2007

Academic Editor: Vincenzo Augugliaro

Copyright © 2008 S. V. Awate 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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