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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2014, Article ID 785037, 17 pages
Research Article

TiO2 and TiO2-Doped Films Able to Kill Bacteria by Contact: New Evidence for the Dynamics of Bacterial Inactivation in the Dark and under Light Irradiation

1Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL-SB-ISIC-GPAO, Station 6, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
2Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL-SB-IPMC-LNNME, Bat PH, Station 3, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Received 17 January 2014; Accepted 18 March 2014; Published 5 May 2014

Academic Editor: Cathy McCullagh

Copyright © 2014 John Kiwi 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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