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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2013, Article ID 206129, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/206129
Research Article

Kinetics and Photodegradation Study of Aqueous Methyl tert-Butyl Ether Using Zinc Oxide: The Effect of Particle Size

1Chemistry Department, College of Applied Sciences, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah 21955, Saudi Arabia
2Chemistry Department, College of Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
3Chemistry Department, College of Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
4Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Received 27 April 2013; Revised 24 July 2013; Accepted 25 August 2013

Academic Editor: Meenakshisundaram Swaminathan

Copyright © 2013 Zaki S. Seddigi 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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